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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Copywriting
Rank 523 507 513
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing Copywriting 60 50 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.38% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 30
Average daily rate
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£225 £234 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -23.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £166 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £406 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £400 £165
% change year-on-year
-46.87% +142.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.80 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.96 - £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £113.36 - £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.28 - £14.50
Copywriting
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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
13318 13007 13591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.13% 26.73% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8065 8115 8051
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 564 721
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.34 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 22 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Copywriting across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Copywriting Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 August 2014. 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 +21 32 £309 +32.05% 6
South East -5 10 £208 -48.12% 2
Yorkshire +7 4 £219 -
North West +3 4 £225 - 2
South West -33 3 £170 +30.76% 1
East of England - 3 £150 - 1
West Midlands -21 2 - -
East Midlands +2 1 - -
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Copywriting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 42 (35.59%) Content Management
2 41 (34.75%) Marketing
3 37 (31.36%) CMS
4 33 (27.97%) Retail
4 33 (27.97%) Finance
5 31 (26.27%) HTML
6 26 (22.03%) SEO
7 25 (21.19%) Banking
8 22 (18.64%) E-Commerce
9 18 (15.25%) Adobe
10 15 (12.71%) CSS
11 14 (11.86%) Benchmarking
11 14 (11.86%) Publishing
11 14 (11.86%) Social Media
12 12 (10.17%) Retail Banking
12 12 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (10.17%) Legal
13 11 (9.32%) Internet
13 11 (9.32%) Photoshop
13 11 (9.32%) Analytics
14 10 (8.47%) Mobile App
14 10 (8.47%) Digital Marketing
15 9 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (7.63%) Data Analysis
15 9 (7.63%) Customer Insight
16 8 (6.78%) XML
17 7 (5.93%) Advertising
17 7 (5.93%) Blog
17 7 (5.93%) Adobe CQ
18 6 (5.08%) HTML5

Copywriting
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 37 (31.36%) CMS
2 7 (5.93%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.85%) WordPress
4 1 (0.85%) Magnolia
Applications
1 11 (9.32%) Photoshop
2 6 (5.08%) MS Office
2 6 (5.08%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.54%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.69%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.85%) InDesign
6 1 (0.85%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.32%) Internet
2 6 (5.08%) VPN
2 6 (5.08%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.54%) Intranet
4 2 (1.69%) FTP
4 2 (1.69%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database
1 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (5.08%) JIRA
2 5 (4.24%) Axure RP
General
1 41 (34.75%) Marketing
2 33 (27.97%) Retail
2 33 (27.97%) Finance
3 25 (21.19%) Banking
4 14 (11.86%) Publishing
5 12 (10.17%) Retail Banking
5 12 (10.17%) Legal
6 7 (5.93%) Advertising
7 5 (4.24%) Games
8 3 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.69%) French Language
9 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.69%) Automotive
10 1 (0.85%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.85%) German Language
10 1 (0.85%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (28.81%) Copywriter
2 17 (14.41%) Designer
3 13 (11.02%) Content Editor
4 9 (7.63%) Content Manager
5 8 (6.78%) User Experience Designer
5 8 (6.78%) Analyst
6 7 (5.93%) Author
6 7 (5.93%) Technical Author
6 7 (5.93%) Technical Writer
7 6 (5.08%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Interactive Designer
9 4 (3.39%) Web Editor
10 3 (2.54%) Architect
10 3 (2.54%) Administrator
10 3 (2.54%) Web Content Editor
10 3 (2.54%) Web Designer
10 3 (2.54%) Communications Manager
10 3 (2.54%) User Experience Architect
11 2 (1.69%) Art Director
11 2 (1.69%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (26.27%) HTML
2 15 (12.71%) CSS
3 8 (6.78%) XML
4 6 (5.08%) HTML5
5 5 (4.24%) Flash
6 2 (1.69%) .NET
7 1 (0.85%) jQuery
7 1 (0.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.86%) Social Media
2 10 (8.47%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.93%) Blog
4 4 (3.39%) Online Banking
4 4 (3.39%) NHS
5 3 (2.54%) Graphic Design
5 3 (2.54%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.69%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.69%) Social Network
6 2 (1.69%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.69%) Tandem
6 2 (1.69%) Animation
6 2 (1.69%) BBC
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) Photography
7 1 (0.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
1 2 (1.69%) Windows Phone
1 2 (1.69%) Android
1 2 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.59%) Content Management
2 26 (22.03%) SEO
3 22 (18.64%) E-Commerce
4 14 (11.86%) Benchmarking
5 12 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (9.32%) Analytics
7 10 (8.47%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (7.63%) Data Analysis
8 9 (7.63%) Customer Insight
9 6 (5.08%) Email Marketing
9 6 (5.08%) Workflow
10 5 (4.24%) Scrum
11 4 (3.39%) Waterfall
11 4 (3.39%) Information Architecture
11 4 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (3.39%) Pay per click
11 4 (3.39%) Web Development
12 3 (2.54%) Project Management
12 3 (2.54%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.24%) ActionScript
2 3 (2.54%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.69%) SQL
3 2 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.54%) Degree
1 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.69%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (15.25%) Adobe
2 6 (5.08%) Google
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle
3 4 (3.39%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.69%) Facebook
4 2 (1.69%) Twitter
4 2 (1.69%) ExactTarget
4 2 (1.69%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.85%) HP
5 1 (0.85%) Omniture
5 1 (0.85%) Coremetrics
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