The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Copywriting
Rank 381 365 397
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +32
Contract jobs citing Copywriting 31 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.11% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.34% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 17
Average daily rate £230 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £164 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £271 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £363 £238
% change year-on-year
-20.34% +52.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 - £12.00
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7582 7099 8753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.34% 32.86% 31.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5343 4946 5867
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 167 227
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £14.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £54.00 £47.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Copywriting
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -12 6 £228 +16.36% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Copywriting
England

Copywriting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (60.71%) CMS
2 26 (46.43%) Content Management
3 22 (39.29%) HTML
4 16 (28.57%) Adobe
5 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (25.00%) Finance
7 13 (23.21%) Marketing
8 12 (21.43%) CSS
9 9 (16.07%) Photoshop
9 9 (16.07%) Publishing
9 9 (16.07%) Social Media
10 8 (14.29%) Banking
11 7 (12.50%) SEO
11 7 (12.50%) Project Management
11 7 (12.50%) Analytics
12 6 (10.71%) Migration
12 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (10.71%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (8.93%) Retail
13 5 (8.93%) MS Office
13 5 (8.93%) XML
13 5 (8.93%) ActionScript
13 5 (8.93%) Degree
13 5 (8.93%) HTML5
13 5 (8.93%) Adobe CQ
13 5 (8.93%) Agile Project Management
14 4 (7.14%) VBA
14 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
14 4 (7.14%) NHS
14 4 (7.14%) Legal

Copywriting
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (60.71%) CMS
2 5 (8.93%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (5.36%) TeamSite
3 3 (5.36%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.57%) WordPress
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.79%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Photoshop
2 6 (10.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (8.93%) MS Office
4 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) FTP
1 2 (3.57%) Intranet
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) SMS
2 1 (1.79%) Extranet
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (1.79%) Axure RP
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 13 (23.21%) Marketing
3 9 (16.07%) Publishing
4 8 (14.29%) Banking
5 5 (8.93%) Retail
6 4 (7.14%) Legal
6 4 (7.14%) Advertising
7 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.79%) Games
8 1 (1.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Copywriter
2 8 (14.29%) Web Editor
3 7 (12.50%) Designer
4 6 (10.71%) Content Manager
4 6 (10.71%) Content Editor
5 5 (8.93%) Interactive Designer
6 4 (7.14%) Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Configuration Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Web Content Editor
8 2 (3.57%) Marketing Executive
8 2 (3.57%) Online Content Manager
9 1 (1.79%) Website Manager
9 1 (1.79%) Marketing Manager
9 1 (1.79%) Development Manager
9 1 (1.79%) Administrator
9 1 (1.79%) Author
9 1 (1.79%) Technical Author
9 1 (1.79%) Junior
9 1 (1.79%) Graduate
9 1 (1.79%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (39.29%) HTML
2 12 (21.43%) CSS
3 5 (8.93%) XML
3 5 (8.93%) HTML5
4 3 (5.36%) Flash
5 2 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Social Media
2 4 (7.14%) NHS
3 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.57%) Blog
4 2 (3.57%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.57%) Animation
4 2 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.57%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.57%) Online Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.79%) New Media
5 1 (1.79%) Online Games
5 1 (1.79%) Video Editing
5 1 (1.79%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Content Management
2 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.50%) SEO
3 7 (12.50%) Project Management
3 7 (12.50%) Analytics
4 6 (10.71%) Migration
4 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.93%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (5.36%) Web Development
6 3 (5.36%) Email Marketing
7 2 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.57%) Straight-Through Processing
7 2 (3.57%) CRM
7 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.57%) Pay per click
8 1 (1.79%) Workflow
8 1 (1.79%) Contact Management
8 1 (1.79%) Validation
8 1 (1.79%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) ActionScript
2 4 (7.14%) VBA
3 2 (3.57%) SQL
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Adobe
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) Google
3 3 (5.36%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) Lagan
5 1 (1.79%) Facebook
5 1 (1.79%) Twitter
5 1 (1.79%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.79%) Aprimo
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