The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Copywriting in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Copywriting over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Copywriting
Rank 555 522 511
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -11
Contract jobs citing Copywriting 28 57 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.11% 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.36% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 20
Average daily rate
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£309 £234 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £138 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £450 £233
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +93.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -47.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 -
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15596 16025 13601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.87% 31.73% 31.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9719 10089 8332
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 574 633 575
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.92 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%

Copywriting
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Copywriting across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Copywriting Jobs Demand Trend in England

Copywriting
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Copywriting across the England region.

Copywriting Daily Rate Trend in England

Copywriting
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Copywriting across the England region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015.

Copywriting Daily Rate Histogram in England

Copywriting
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Copywriting across the England region.

Copywriting Hourly Rate Trend in England

Copywriting
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Copywriting within the England region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -20 17 £313 +37.36% 6
South East +3 9 £323 -0.76% 1
East of England +7 1 £225 -
North West -19 1 - - 3
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Copywriting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Copywriting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Copywriting.

1 18 (31.58%) Content Management
1 18 (31.58%) Marketing
2 14 (24.56%) User Experience
2 14 (24.56%) Finance
3 12 (21.05%) CMS
3 12 (21.05%) Banking
3 12 (21.05%) HTML
4 10 (17.54%) Photoshop
4 10 (17.54%) Publishing
5 9 (15.79%) SEO
5 9 (15.79%) Project Management
6 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (14.04%) Adobe
6 8 (14.04%) Internet
7 7 (12.28%) Intranet
7 7 (12.28%) Retail
8 6 (10.53%) Data Analysis
8 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 6 (10.53%) CSS
8 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 5 (8.77%) Social Media
9 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (8.77%) Legal
9 5 (8.77%) Advertising
10 4 (7.02%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
10 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
10 4 (7.02%) B2B
10 4 (7.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (7.02%) Analytics

Copywriting
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Copywriting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Copywriting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (21.05%) CMS
2 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.26%) Drupal
4 1 (1.75%) WordPress
4 1 (1.75%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.75%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Photoshop
2 4 (7.02%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (5.26%) MS Office
3 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.51%) InDesign
5 1 (1.75%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.75%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.75%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) Internet
2 7 (12.28%) Intranet
3 1 (1.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dreamweaver
General
1 18 (31.58%) Marketing
2 14 (24.56%) Finance
3 12 (21.05%) Banking
4 10 (17.54%) Publishing
5 7 (12.28%) Retail
6 5 (8.77%) Legal
6 5 (8.77%) Advertising
7 3 (5.26%) Retail Banking
8 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.75%) French Language
9 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.75%) Local Government
9 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Copywriter
2 6 (10.53%) Designer
2 6 (10.53%) Content Manager
3 4 (7.02%) Web Editor
3 4 (7.02%) Author
4 3 (5.26%) Content Editor
4 3 (5.26%) User Experience Manager
4 3 (5.26%) Digital Designer
4 3 (5.26%) Technical Author
4 3 (5.26%) Communications Manager
5 2 (3.51%) Marketing Manager
5 2 (3.51%) Technical Editor
6 1 (1.75%) Digital Producer
6 1 (1.75%) CRM Manager
6 1 (1.75%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 1 (1.75%) Marketing Executive
6 1 (1.75%) E-Commerce Specialist
6 1 (1.75%) Marketing Campaign Manager
6 1 (1.75%) Web Content Manager
6 1 (1.75%) Social Media Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) HTML
2 6 (10.53%) CSS
3 4 (7.02%) FreeMarker
4 3 (5.26%) jQuery
5 2 (3.51%) Flash
6 1 (1.75%) Sass
6 1 (1.75%) HTML5
6 1 (1.75%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) User Experience
2 5 (8.77%) Social Media
2 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Statistics
5 2 (3.51%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Social Network
6 1 (1.75%) Animation
6 1 (1.75%) Photography
6 1 (1.75%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
1 2 (3.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) Content Management
2 9 (15.79%) SEO
2 9 (15.79%) Project Management
3 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.02%) B2B
5 4 (7.02%) Analytics
5 4 (7.02%) Time Management
6 3 (5.26%) Email Marketing
6 3 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.51%) Change Management
7 2 (3.51%) CRM
7 2 (3.51%) Benchmarking
7 2 (3.51%) Web Accessibility
7 2 (3.51%) Campaign Management
8 1 (1.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.75%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.51%) PHP
3 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Adobe
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) Google
4 2 (3.51%) Apple
4 2 (3.51%) Facebook
4 2 (3.51%) Twitter
5 1 (1.75%) HP
Wisborough Green, Billingshurst
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Rate: £25,000 - £30,000 depending on experience (Pro Rata)
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago