The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Copywriting in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Copywriting over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Copywriting
Rank 382 367 360
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing Copywriting 17 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.078% 0.056%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £165 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £315 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £353 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.92% -11.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £25.96 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 -
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -
Copywriting
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7524 8121 7522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.44% 37.37% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5219 5550 5336
Average daily rate £450 £450 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 168 157
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £14.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

Copywriting
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Copywriting across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Copywriting Jobs Demand Trend in London

Copywriting
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Copywriting Daily Rate Trend in London

Copywriting
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Copywriting across the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Copywriting Daily Rate Histogram in London

Copywriting
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Copywriting Hourly Rate Trend in London

Copywriting
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 Copywriting within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
City of London +20 7 £415 +50.90%
Hounslow - - - -
Copywriting
England

Copywriting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 12 (44.44%) Content Management
2 9 (33.33%) CMS
3 7 (25.93%) Finance
3 7 (25.93%) Banking
4 6 (22.22%) Retail
5 5 (18.52%) Marketing
5 5 (18.52%) User Experience
6 4 (14.81%) Advertising
6 4 (14.81%) Publishing
6 4 (14.81%) Google
6 4 (14.81%) SEO
6 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.81%) Photoshop
6 4 (14.81%) CSS
7 3 (11.11%) Internet
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Retail Banking
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.11%) Google Analytics
7 3 (11.11%) Social Media
7 3 (11.11%) Analytics
8 2 (7.41%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (7.41%) Facebook
8 2 (7.41%) Twitter
8 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (7.41%) Email Marketing
8 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) jQuery
8 2 (7.41%) Mac OS

Copywriting
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Drupal
3 1 (3.70%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.70%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
1 7 (25.93%) Banking
2 6 (22.22%) Retail
3 5 (18.52%) Marketing
4 4 (14.81%) Advertising
4 4 (14.81%) Publishing
5 3 (11.11%) Retail Banking
6 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Copywriter
2 4 (14.81%) Content Editor
3 3 (11.11%) Author
3 3 (11.11%) Content Manager
4 2 (7.41%) User Experience Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Editor
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Author
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Web Editor
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Producer
5 1 (3.70%) Communications Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Social Media Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Designer
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
1 4 (14.81%) CSS
2 2 (7.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) User Experience
2 3 (11.11%) Social Media
3 2 (7.41%) Online Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.70%) BBC
4 1 (3.70%) Animation
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
1 2 (7.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Content Management
2 4 (14.81%) SEO
2 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
3 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (7.41%) Email Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Direct Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Benchmarking
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) Marketing Strategy
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Marketing Management
5 1 (3.70%) Campaign Management
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
1 2 (7.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) BC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Google
2 2 (7.41%) Facebook
2 2 (7.41%) Twitter
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe
2 2 (7.41%) Apple
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