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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Copywriting
Rank 382 388 404
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +16
Contract jobs citing Copywriting 31 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.13% 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 18
Average daily rate
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£326 £225 £226
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -0.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £152 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £408 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £213 £400
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -46.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £137.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.28 -
% change year-on-year
+145.77% -
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
8650 8942 9644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.50% 37.34% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5968 5979 6584
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 183 190
Average hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £14.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +7 7 £244 -21.03%
Uxbridge - 1 £400 -
Copywriting
England

Copywriting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 17 (35.42%) Finance
1 17 (35.42%) User Experience
2 16 (33.33%) Publishing
3 14 (29.17%) Content Management
3 14 (29.17%) CMS
4 13 (27.08%) Banking
5 12 (25.00%) SEO
5 12 (25.00%) Photoshop
6 10 (20.83%) Adobe
7 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (18.75%) Analytics
7 9 (18.75%) MS Office
7 9 (18.75%) Google
8 8 (16.67%) Google Analytics
8 8 (16.67%) HTML
8 8 (16.67%) Internet
8 8 (16.67%) Social Media
9 7 (14.58%) Drupal
10 6 (12.50%) Marketing
10 6 (12.50%) Web Design
10 6 (12.50%) Time Management
11 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
11 5 (10.42%) Advertising
11 5 (10.42%) Intranet
11 5 (10.42%) Acrobat
11 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
11 5 (10.42%) Local Government
12 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis
12 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development

Copywriting
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 14 (29.17%) CMS
2 7 (14.58%) Drupal
3 3 (6.25%) WordPress
4 2 (4.17%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.08%) LiveLink
5 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.08%) Jadu
5 1 (2.08%) Confluence
5 1 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 9 (18.75%) MS Office
3 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
3 5 (10.42%) Acrobat
4 4 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (2.08%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (2.08%) Fireworks
6 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (2.08%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) Internet
2 5 (10.42%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
1 1 (2.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (2.08%) Axure RP
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 16 (33.33%) Publishing
3 13 (27.08%) Banking
4 6 (12.50%) Marketing
5 5 (10.42%) Local Government
5 5 (10.42%) Advertising
6 4 (8.33%) Legal
7 3 (6.25%) Retail
8 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Designer
2 9 (18.75%) Copywriter
3 6 (12.50%) UX Designer
3 6 (12.50%) Web Editor
4 5 (10.42%) Content Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Content Editor
6 3 (6.25%) Communications Officer
7 2 (4.17%) Digital Designer
7 2 (4.17%) Junior
7 2 (4.17%) Junior Designer
8 1 (2.08%) Online Content Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Digital Marketing Manager
8 1 (2.08%) User Experience Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Designer
8 1 (2.08%) Administrator
8 1 (2.08%) Web Designer
8 1 (2.08%) Technical Writer
8 1 (2.08%) Marketing Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Web Content Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (6.25%) CSS
2 3 (6.25%) FreeMarker
3 1 (2.08%) jQuery
3 1 (2.08%) HTML5
3 1 (2.08%) CSS3
3 1 (2.08%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) User Experience
2 8 (16.67%) Social Media
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.17%) Photography
4 2 (4.17%) FMCG
4 2 (4.17%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Content Management
2 12 (25.00%) SEO
3 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 9 (18.75%) Analytics
4 6 (12.50%) Time Management
4 6 (12.50%) Web Design
5 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 4 (8.33%) Project Management
5 4 (8.33%) B2C
5 4 (8.33%) Web Accessibility
6 3 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (6.25%) Benchmarking
6 3 (6.25%) Migration
7 2 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (4.17%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.17%) Information Architecture
7 2 (4.17%) Web Usability
8 1 (2.08%) Marketing Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Adobe
2 9 (18.75%) Google
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) Facebook
4 2 (4.17%) Twitter
5 1 (2.08%) Vignette
5 1 (2.08%) RedDot
5 1 (2.08%) Coremetrics
5 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.08%) Sitecore