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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Copywriting
Rank 519 525 513
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing Copywriting 59 44 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.091% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.29% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 36
Average daily rate
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£225 £300 £214
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £131 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £430 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £356 £200
% change year-on-year
-41.05% +78.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £77.15 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.07 - £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 - £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
16171 15218 16173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.95% 31.55% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9949 9558 9540
Average daily rate £413 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 614 799
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +29 32 £225 -3.84% 9
South East -7 9 £208 -49.39% 4
North West 0 7 £225 - 1
South West -43 4 £170 +30.76% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £213 - 1
West Midlands -17 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 £150 - 1
Copywriting
UK

Copywriting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (35.19%) Content Management
2 36 (33.33%) Marketing
2 36 (33.33%) CMS
3 31 (28.70%) User Experience
4 30 (27.78%) Retail
4 30 (27.78%) SEO
4 30 (27.78%) Finance
5 26 (24.07%) HTML
6 23 (21.30%) Banking
7 21 (19.44%) E-Commerce
8 17 (15.74%) CSS
8 17 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (14.81%) Social Media
10 14 (12.96%) Analytics
10 14 (12.96%) Adobe
10 14 (12.96%) Benchmarking
11 12 (11.11%) Retail Banking
11 12 (11.11%) Legal
12 11 (10.19%) Photoshop
12 11 (10.19%) Google
12 11 (10.19%) Google Analytics
13 10 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (9.26%) Publishing
14 9 (8.33%) Data Analysis
14 9 (8.33%) Customer Insight
15 8 (7.41%) Blog
15 8 (7.41%) Email Marketing
15 8 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
15 8 (7.41%) Internet
16 7 (6.48%) Pay per click

Copywriting
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 36 (33.33%) CMS
2 7 (6.48%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.93%) Apache
5 1 (0.93%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.93%) Magnolia
Applications
1 11 (10.19%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.63%) MS Office
3 3 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.93%) InDesign
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 11 (10.19%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) Internet
2 3 (2.78%) Intranet
2 3 (2.78%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.78%) VPN
3 2 (1.85%) FTP
3 2 (1.85%) Extranet
4 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.78%) MS Access
3 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) JIRA
1 3 (2.78%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (33.33%) Marketing
2 30 (27.78%) Retail
2 30 (27.78%) Finance
3 23 (21.30%) Banking
4 12 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 12 (11.11%) Legal
5 10 (9.26%) Publishing
6 5 (4.63%) Advertising
7 3 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.85%) French Language
8 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.85%) Automotive
8 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.93%) German Language
9 1 (0.93%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.93%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.93%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 31 (28.70%) Copywriter
2 15 (13.89%) Designer
3 13 (12.04%) Content Editor
4 8 (7.41%) User Experience Designer
5 7 (6.48%) Analyst
6 6 (5.56%) Content Manager
6 6 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.70%) Web Editor
7 4 (3.70%) Technical Writer
7 4 (3.70%) Author
7 4 (3.70%) Technical Author
8 3 (2.78%) Administrator
8 3 (2.78%) Communications Manager
8 3 (2.78%) Web Designer
8 3 (2.78%) Web Content Editor
9 2 (1.85%) Art Director
9 2 (1.85%) Interactive Designer
9 2 (1.85%) Marketing Manager
9 2 (1.85%) Developer
10 1 (0.93%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.07%) HTML
2 17 (15.74%) CSS
3 4 (3.70%) HTML5
3 4 (3.70%) Flash
3 4 (3.70%) XML
4 3 (2.78%) .NET
5 1 (0.93%) Ajax
5 1 (0.93%) jQuery
5 1 (0.93%) CSS3
5 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.70%) User Experience
2 16 (14.81%) Social Media
3 8 (7.41%) Blog
4 6 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.70%) Online Banking
7 3 (2.78%) BBC
7 3 (2.78%) NHS
7 3 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.85%) Social Network
8 2 (1.85%) Tandem
9 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.93%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.93%) Photography
9 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.19%) Content Management
2 30 (27.78%) SEO
3 21 (19.44%) E-Commerce
4 17 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (12.96%) Analytics
5 14 (12.96%) Benchmarking
6 10 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 9 (8.33%) Customer Insight
8 8 (7.41%) Email Marketing
8 8 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (6.48%) Pay per click
10 6 (5.56%) Workflow
11 4 (3.70%) Waterfall
11 4 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (3.70%) Web Development
11 4 (3.70%) Scrum
12 3 (2.78%) Project Management
12 3 (2.78%) Migration
13 2 (1.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.63%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.78%) ActionScript
3 1 (0.93%) VBA
3 1 (0.93%) PHP
3 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.78%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.93%) Degree
3 1 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (12.96%) Adobe
2 11 (10.19%) Google
3 5 (4.63%) Facebook
3 5 (4.63%) Twitter
4 4 (3.70%) Coremetrics
4 4 (3.70%) Oracle
5 3 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.85%) ExactTarget
6 2 (1.85%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.93%) HP
7 1 (0.93%) Omniture
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