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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Copywriting
Rank 553 524 496
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -28
Contract jobs citing Copywriting 42 59 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.37% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 32
Average daily rate
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£340 £250 £234
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £149 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £394
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -17.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.28 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.96% -26.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £15.86 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £16.70 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.28 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.34%
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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
16581 16043 15621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.06% 32.49% 33.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10647 9862 9473
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 635 617 679
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.16 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.27% -10.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.94 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +6 30 £340 +45.29% 9
South East -21 9 £175 -46.15% 1
North West -18 2 £463 +105.55% 2
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Copywriting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (31.94%) Marketing
2 22 (30.56%) SEO
3 21 (29.17%) Finance
4 20 (27.78%) Content Management
4 20 (27.78%) User Experience
5 18 (25.00%) Photoshop
6 16 (22.22%) Publishing
7 15 (20.83%) CMS
8 14 (19.44%) Social Media
9 13 (18.06%) Banking
9 13 (18.06%) HTML
9 13 (18.06%) Adobe
10 12 (16.67%) Analytics
11 10 (13.89%) Internet
12 9 (12.50%) Project Management
12 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (12.50%) Time Management
13 8 (11.11%) Google
14 7 (9.72%) MS Office
14 7 (9.72%) Web Design
14 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (9.72%) Advertising
14 7 (9.72%) Legal
14 7 (9.72%) Facebook
14 7 (9.72%) Twitter
15 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
15 6 (8.33%) Intranet
15 6 (8.33%) Google Analytics
15 6 (8.33%) Drupal
16 5 (6.94%) Web Accessibility

Copywriting
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (20.83%) CMS
2 6 (8.33%) Drupal
3 2 (2.78%) WordPress
3 2 (2.78%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.39%) Jadu
Applications
1 18 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 7 (9.72%) MS Office
3 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
4 4 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (4.17%) Acrobat
6 2 (2.78%) InDesign
7 1 (1.39%) Fireworks
7 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) Internet
2 6 (8.33%) Intranet
3 1 (1.39%) FTP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dreamweaver
General
1 23 (31.94%) Marketing
2 21 (29.17%) Finance
3 16 (22.22%) Publishing
4 13 (18.06%) Banking
5 7 (9.72%) Legal
5 7 (9.72%) Advertising
6 5 (6.94%) Retail
7 3 (4.17%) Local Government
8 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Copywriter
2 11 (15.28%) Designer
3 9 (12.50%) Content Manager
4 7 (9.72%) Web Editor
5 5 (6.94%) Content Editor
5 5 (6.94%) UX Designer
6 4 (5.56%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.17%) Junior
7 3 (4.17%) Communications Officer
7 3 (4.17%) Digital Designer
8 2 (2.78%) Web Content Editor
8 2 (2.78%) Junior Designer
8 2 (2.78%) Analyst
9 1 (1.39%) Senior Manager
9 1 (1.39%) Administrator
9 1 (1.39%) Change Manager
9 1 (1.39%) Technical Writer
9 1 (1.39%) Communications Manager
9 1 (1.39%) Graphic Designer
9 1 (1.39%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) HTML
2 5 (6.94%) CSS
3 4 (5.56%) FreeMarker
4 2 (2.78%) Flash
5 1 (1.39%) COM
5 1 (1.39%) jQuery
5 1 (1.39%) HTML5
5 1 (1.39%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.78%) User Experience
2 14 (19.44%) Social Media
3 4 (5.56%) Digital Media
3 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Blog
4 2 (2.78%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.78%) FMCG
5 1 (1.39%) Animation
5 1 (1.39%) Photography
5 1 (1.39%) Video Editing
5 1 (1.39%) Social Network
5 1 (1.39%) BBC
5 1 (1.39%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) SEO
2 20 (27.78%) Content Management
3 12 (16.67%) Analytics
4 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 9 (12.50%) Time Management
4 9 (12.50%) Project Management
5 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (9.72%) Web Design
6 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.94%) Web Accessibility
6 5 (6.94%) B2C
6 5 (6.94%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (5.56%) Marketing Strategy
8 3 (4.17%) Email Marketing
8 3 (4.17%) Benchmarking
8 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.17%) B2B
9 2 (2.78%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (2.78%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) Degree
3 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Adobe
2 8 (11.11%) Google
3 7 (9.72%) Facebook
3 7 (9.72%) Twitter
4 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle
5 1 (1.39%) Vignette
5 1 (1.39%) HP
5 1 (1.39%) RedDot
5 1 (1.39%) Endeca
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