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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Copywriting
Rank 379 362 349
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Contract jobs citing Copywriting 16 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.076% 0.11% 0.087%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 13
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £186 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £280 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -1.53%
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 - £18.00
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
7416 8159 7388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.34% 37.36% 37.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5210 5617 5193
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 155 190
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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 January 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 January 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 £390 +47.16% 2
Hounslow - - - - 1
Copywriting
England

Copywriting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 13 (34.21%) HTML
3 12 (31.58%) CMS
3 12 (31.58%) Content Management
4 11 (28.95%) Banking
5 10 (26.32%) Retail
6 9 (23.68%) CSS
7 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
7 8 (21.05%) Marketing
7 8 (21.05%) User Experience
8 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (18.42%) Internet
9 6 (15.79%) Photoshop
10 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
10 5 (13.16%) Adobe
10 5 (13.16%) Google
10 5 (13.16%) Retail Banking
10 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
10 5 (13.16%) Advertising
10 5 (13.16%) Analytics
10 5 (13.16%) Google Analytics
11 4 (10.53%) Social Media
11 4 (10.53%) Publishing
11 4 (10.53%) SEO
11 4 (10.53%) Project Management
12 3 (7.89%) MS Access
12 3 (7.89%) VPN
12 3 (7.89%) HTTPS
12 3 (7.89%) PHP
12 3 (7.89%) MS Visio

Copywriting
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 12 (31.58%) CMS
2 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (2.63%) TeamSite
4 1 (2.63%) Sitefinity
4 1 (2.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Photoshop
2 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) InDesign
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.63%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Internet
2 3 (7.89%) VPN
2 3 (7.89%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.63%) Intranet
3 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) MS Access
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) Axure RP
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 11 (28.95%) Banking
3 10 (26.32%) Retail
4 8 (21.05%) Marketing
5 5 (13.16%) Retail Banking
5 5 (13.16%) Advertising
6 4 (10.53%) Publishing
7 2 (5.26%) Automotive
8 1 (2.63%) Legal
8 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Copywriter
2 5 (13.16%) Author
2 5 (13.16%) Technical Author
3 4 (10.53%) Content Editor
3 4 (10.53%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Writer
4 3 (7.89%) Content Manager
5 2 (5.26%) User Experience Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Editor
5 2 (5.26%) Web Editor
6 1 (2.63%) Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Marketing Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) PHP Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Communications Manager
6 1 (2.63%) User Experience Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) User Experience Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) HTML
2 9 (23.68%) CSS
3 3 (7.89%) XML
4 2 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (2.63%) .NET
5 1 (2.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) User Experience
2 4 (10.53%) Social Media
3 3 (7.89%) Online Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) BBC
4 2 (5.26%) Tandem
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Mac OS
1 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Content Management
2 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
3 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.16%) Analytics
5 4 (10.53%) SEO
5 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (5.26%) Email Marketing
7 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.26%) Information Architecture
7 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.26%) Scrum
7 2 (5.26%) Change Management
7 2 (5.26%) Workflow
7 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) CRM
8 1 (2.63%) Benchmarking
8 1 (2.63%) OO
8 1 (2.63%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) BC Cleared
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Adobe
1 5 (13.16%) Google
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Apple
3 1 (2.63%) HP
3 1 (2.63%) Facebook
3 1 (2.63%) Twitter
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