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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Copywriting
Rank 394 370 360
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -10
Contract jobs citing Copywriting 17 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.076% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.38% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 20
Average daily rate
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£313 £228 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.36% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £138 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £232 £450 £275
% change year-on-year
-48.44% +63.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
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
7859 8604 8265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.95% 37.42% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5382 6100 5709
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 146 167
Average hourly rate £17.87 £21.00 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% -18.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.04 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £41.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.70%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +15 3 £313 +38.88% 3
Paddington - 1 - -
Copywriting
England

Copywriting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 13 (39.39%) Content Management
2 10 (30.30%) Banking
2 10 (30.30%) User Experience
3 8 (24.24%) HTML
3 8 (24.24%) Internet
3 8 (24.24%) Finance
3 8 (24.24%) Publishing
3 8 (24.24%) CMS
4 5 (15.15%) Retail
4 5 (15.15%) SEO
4 5 (15.15%) Photoshop
5 4 (12.12%) CSS
5 4 (12.12%) Adobe
5 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.12%) Advertising
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) FreeMarker
5 4 (12.12%) Marketing
6 3 (9.09%) Retail Banking
6 3 (9.09%) jQuery
6 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (9.09%) Legal
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (6.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (6.06%) Drupal

Copywriting
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 8 (24.24%) CMS
2 2 (6.06%) Drupal
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.03%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
General
1 10 (30.30%) Banking
2 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Publishing
3 5 (15.15%) Retail
4 4 (12.12%) Marketing
4 4 (12.12%) Advertising
5 3 (9.09%) Legal
5 3 (9.09%) Retail Banking
6 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Copywriter
2 3 (9.09%) Web Editor
2 3 (9.09%) Content Editor
2 3 (9.09%) Author
2 3 (9.09%) User Experience Manager
2 3 (9.09%) Designer
2 3 (9.09%) Content Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Digital Designer
3 2 (6.06%) Technical Editor
3 2 (6.06%) Technical Author
4 1 (3.03%) Administrator
4 1 (3.03%) Communications Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Digital Producer
4 1 (3.03%) Social Media Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Email Designer
4 1 (3.03%) Senior Communications Officer
4 1 (3.03%) Communications Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) HTML
2 4 (12.12%) CSS
2 4 (12.12%) FreeMarker
3 3 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) User Experience
2 3 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Online Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Social Media
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Animation
4 1 (3.03%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
1 2 (6.06%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Content Management
2 5 (15.15%) SEO
3 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
3 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
3 4 (12.12%) Project Management
4 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) Benchmarking
6 1 (3.03%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) Analytics
6 1 (3.03%) Campaign Management
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Adobe
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Apple
3 2 (6.06%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) Facebook
4 1 (3.03%) Twitter
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