The first table below looks at the demand for the Copywriter role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Copywriter in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Copywriter
Rank 398 368 420
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +52
Contract jobs requiring a Copywriter 14 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.046% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.050% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 5
Average daily rate £234 £288 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £298 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22435 20070 25951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.63% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15537 13598 16683
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 415 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Copywriter
England

Copywriter
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Copywriter in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Copywriter Jobs Demand Trend in London

Copywriter
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Copywriter Daily Rate Trend in London

Copywriter
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Copywriter across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Copywriter Daily Rate Histogram in London

Copywriter
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Copywriter Hourly Rate Trend in London

Copywriter
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Copywriter within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
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Average Daily Rate
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on Same Period
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Copywriter
England

Copywriter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Copywriter in their job title 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 with Copywriter in their job title.

1 24 (75.00%) CMS
2 20 (62.50%) Copywriting
3 18 (56.25%) Content Management
4 15 (46.88%) Finance
5 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (34.38%) Banking
6 7 (21.88%) Marketing
6 7 (21.88%) Mobile Banking
7 6 (18.75%) Retail
8 5 (15.63%) Retail Banking
8 5 (15.63%) Migration
8 5 (15.63%) Adobe
8 5 (15.63%) Project Management
8 5 (15.63%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (12.50%) Online Banking
9 4 (12.50%) Degree
10 3 (9.38%) Internet
10 3 (9.38%) Straight-Through Processing
11 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (6.25%) Change Management
11 2 (6.25%) Advertising
12 1 (3.13%) Publishing
12 1 (3.13%) Validation
12 1 (3.13%) SEO
12 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (3.13%) Intranet
12 1 (3.13%) HTML
12 1 (3.13%) CSS
12 1 (3.13%) XML

Copywriter
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Copywriter in their job title 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 with Copywriter in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (75.00%) CMS
2 5 (15.63%) Adobe CQ
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) Intranet
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 11 (34.38%) Banking
3 7 (21.88%) Marketing
4 6 (18.75%) Retail
5 5 (15.63%) Retail Banking
6 2 (6.25%) Advertising
7 1 (3.13%) Publishing
7 1 (3.13%) Games
7 1 (3.13%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) CSS
1 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (62.50%) Copywriting
2 7 (21.88%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Online Games
4 1 (3.13%) Social Media
4 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Content Management
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) Migration
3 5 (15.63%) Project Management
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) Straight-Through Processing
6 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Change Management
7 1 (3.13%) SEO
7 1 (3.13%) Validation
7 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.13%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.13%) Analytics
7 1 (3.13%) Web Analytics
7 1 (3.13%) Wealth Management
7 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Adobe
2 1 (3.13%) Facebook
2 1 (3.13%) Twitter