The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Copywriter
Rank 408 416 389
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Copywriter 7 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.056% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.060% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 28
Average daily rate
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£225 £300 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £170.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Copywriter
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22622 23362 24347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.29% 92.98% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15682 16056 16013
Average daily rate £425 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 425 621
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.41 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.84% -0.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 23 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
City of London - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Copywriter
England

Copywriter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 23 (74.19%) Copywriting
2 12 (38.71%) CMS
2 12 (38.71%) Banking
3 11 (35.48%) Content Management
4 9 (29.03%) Retail
4 9 (29.03%) User Experience
5 8 (25.81%) Marketing
6 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (22.58%) Retail Banking
6 7 (22.58%) Finance
7 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
7 5 (16.13%) SEO
8 3 (9.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (9.68%) Advertising
8 3 (9.68%) Social Media
8 3 (9.68%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (6.45%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (6.45%) Web Usability
9 2 (6.45%) Online Banking
9 2 (6.45%) Blog
9 2 (6.45%) Podcast
9 2 (6.45%) Migration
9 2 (6.45%) Legal
9 2 (6.45%) Workflow
9 2 (6.45%) Adobe
9 2 (6.45%) Internet
10 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
10 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
10 1 (3.23%) Visualisation

Copywriter
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 12 (38.71%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe CQ
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
General
1 12 (38.71%) Banking
2 9 (29.03%) Retail
3 8 (25.81%) Marketing
4 7 (22.58%) Retail Banking
4 7 (22.58%) Finance
5 3 (9.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (9.68%) Advertising
6 2 (6.45%) Legal
7 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (74.19%) Copywriting
2 9 (29.03%) User Experience
3 3 (9.68%) Social Media
3 3 (9.68%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Online Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Blog
4 2 (6.45%) Podcast
5 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Content Management
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
3 5 (16.13%) SEO
4 3 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (6.45%) Workflow
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Web Usability
6 1 (3.23%) Straight-Through Processing
6 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Adobe
2 1 (3.23%) Facebook
2 1 (3.23%) Twitter