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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Copywriting
Rank 382 393 372
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs citing Copywriting 32 30 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.32% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 34
Average daily rate
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£225 £217 £214
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.68% +1.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £152 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £320 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £330 £245
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +34.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £137.50 - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
8696 9485 9741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.88% 37.60% 37.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5999 6602 6653
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 169 245
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.23 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +31 6 £150 -30.87% 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Copywriting
England

Copywriting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 25 (41.67%) CMS
2 21 (35.00%) Content Management
3 20 (33.33%) Finance
4 19 (31.67%) HTML
4 19 (31.67%) Retail
5 18 (30.00%) Banking
5 18 (30.00%) Marketing
6 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (26.67%) User Experience
7 13 (21.67%) E-Commerce
8 12 (20.00%) CSS
9 11 (18.33%) Adobe
10 10 (16.67%) Retail Banking
11 9 (15.00%) SEO
12 8 (13.33%) Analytics
13 7 (11.67%) Google Analytics
13 7 (11.67%) Google
13 7 (11.67%) Publishing
13 7 (11.67%) Photoshop
14 6 (10.00%) Internet
14 6 (10.00%) Workflow
14 6 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
14 6 (10.00%) Social Media
15 5 (8.33%) Adobe CQ
15 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
16 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
16 4 (6.67%) Waterfall
16 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
16 4 (6.67%) Scrum
16 4 (6.67%) XML

Copywriting
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 25 (41.67%) CMS
2 5 (8.33%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.67%) TeamSite
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.33%) MS Office
3 2 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.67%) InDesign
4 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) Internet
2 3 (5.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (5.00%) VPN
3 2 (3.33%) FTP
3 2 (3.33%) Extranet
4 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.00%) MS Access
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) JIRA
1 3 (5.00%) Axure RP
General
1 20 (33.33%) Finance
2 19 (31.67%) Retail
3 18 (30.00%) Banking
3 18 (30.00%) Marketing
4 10 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 7 (11.67%) Publishing
6 3 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (5.00%) Legal
6 3 (5.00%) Advertising
7 2 (3.33%) Automotive
7 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.67%) French Language
8 1 (1.67%) German Language
8 1 (1.67%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Copywriter
2 8 (13.33%) Content Editor
3 7 (11.67%) Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Designer
5 4 (6.67%) Technical Writer
5 4 (6.67%) Author
5 4 (6.67%) Technical Author
6 3 (5.00%) Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Content Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Web Content Editor
7 2 (3.33%) Web Editor
7 2 (3.33%) Web Designer
8 1 (1.67%) Consultant
8 1 (1.67%) Senior Manager
8 1 (1.67%) Developer
8 1 (1.67%) Programme Manager
8 1 (1.67%) Service Manager
8 1 (1.67%) PHP Developer
8 1 (1.67%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) HTML
2 12 (20.00%) CSS
3 4 (6.67%) XML
4 3 (5.00%) .NET
4 3 (5.00%) Flash
5 2 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) User Experience
2 6 (10.00%) Social Media
3 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) BBC
4 3 (5.00%) Online Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Tandem
6 1 (1.67%) NHS
6 1 (1.67%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Content Management
2 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (21.67%) E-Commerce
4 9 (15.00%) SEO
5 8 (13.33%) Analytics
6 6 (10.00%) Workflow
6 6 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 4 (6.67%) Scrum
8 3 (5.00%) Benchmarking
8 3 (5.00%) Web Development
8 3 (5.00%) Pay per click
8 3 (5.00%) Email Marketing
8 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.33%) Information Architecture
9 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (3.33%) Market Research
9 2 (3.33%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.67%) PHP
2 1 (1.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) BC Cleared
1 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Adobe
2 7 (11.67%) Google
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.33%) ExactTarget
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.67%) HP
5 1 (1.67%) Omniture
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