The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Copywriter featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Copywriter
UK
Rank 562 608 601
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Copywriter 19 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.020% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.021% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 12
Median daily rate £255 £175 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.71% -31.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £203 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £235 £180 £293
% change year-on-year
+30.55% -38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 £175.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £175.00 -
% change year-on-year
-87.71% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41742 48106 48047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27155 30643 30207
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1758 1889
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.88 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Copywriter
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Copywriter in the job title.

Copywriter Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Copywriter
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Copywriter within the UK.

Copywriter Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Copywriter
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Copywriter within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Copywriter Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Copywriter
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Copywriter within the UK.

Copywriter Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Copywriter
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Copywriter within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +46 19 £255 +45.71% 8
London +10 8 £263 +50.00% 3
East Midlands - 5 £245 - 2
Northampton - 5 £245 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £245 - 2
Berkshire +11 3 £225 +25.00%
South East +11 3 £225 +25.00% 1
West Midlands - 3 £176 -
Birmingham - 1 £263 -
Herefordshire - 1 £90 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Cannock - 1 - -
Romford - 1 £250 -
Bracknell - 1 - -

Copywriter Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Copywriter contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Copywriter in the job title.

1 17 (44.74%) Copywriting
2 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 12 (31.58%) User Experience
3 10 (26.32%) Social Media
4 8 (21.05%) Marketing
5 7 (18.42%) CMS
5 7 (18.42%) Publishing
6 6 (15.79%) Migration
7 5 (13.16%) Project Management
7 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.16%) Banking
8 4 (10.53%) Content Management
8 4 (10.53%) B2B
9 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.89%) Financial Institution
9 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.89%) SEO
9 3 (7.89%) Workflow
9 3 (7.89%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (7.89%) Degree
9 3 (7.89%) Content Writing
9 3 (7.89%) Analytics
9 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
9 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (5.26%) Digital Media
10 2 (5.26%) Line Management
10 2 (5.26%) Retail
10 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
10 2 (5.26%) Advertising

Copywriter Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.42%) CMS
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Marketing
3 7 (18.42%) Publishing
4 5 (13.16%) Banking
5 3 (7.89%) Financial Institution
6 2 (5.26%) Advertising
6 2 (5.26%) Retail
6 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.63%) Automotive
7 1 (2.63%) Legal
7 1 (2.63%) Local Government
7 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) Copywriting
2 12 (31.58%) User Experience
3 10 (26.32%) Social Media
4 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.26%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.63%) Blog
6 1 (2.63%) FMCG
6 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Migration
2 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.16%) Project Management
3 4 (10.53%) B2B
3 4 (10.53%) Content Management
4 3 (7.89%) Analytics
4 3 (7.89%) Content Writing
4 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.89%) SEO
4 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.89%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (7.89%) Workflow
5 2 (5.26%) B2C
5 2 (5.26%) Line Management
6 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.63%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Investment Management
6 1 (2.63%) Web Analytics
6 1 (2.63%) Web Application Development
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (2.63%) Facebook
1 1 (2.63%) Twitter
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £275.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago