The table below looks at the statistics for the Copywriter role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Copywriter in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Copywriter
Rank 584 571 574
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Copywriter 22 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.040% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.043% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 29
Average daily rate
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£225 £234 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +10.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £217 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £324 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £170.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -87.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.50 -

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
52339 48993 54685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.05% 92.75% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31928 29282 30681
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2649
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Copywriter
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Copywriter in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 16 September 2014.

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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Copywriter within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 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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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
England +1 21 £225 -3.84% 2
London +9 7 £225 -3.84%
South East 0 7 £338 - 1
Berkshire +13 4 £263 -
Manchester - 4 £225 -
North West - 4 £225 -
East of England -32 3 £150 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £150 - 1
City of London - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -

Copywriter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Copywriter in their job title 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 with Copywriter in their job title.

1 34 (59.65%) Copywriting
2 19 (33.33%) CMS
2 19 (33.33%) Content Management
3 16 (28.07%) User Experience
4 15 (26.32%) Banking
4 15 (26.32%) SEO
5 12 (21.05%) Retail
5 12 (21.05%) Marketing
6 11 (19.30%) Finance
7 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
8 8 (14.04%) Retail Banking
9 6 (10.53%) Social Media
10 5 (8.77%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (8.77%) Advertising
11 4 (7.02%) Blog
11 4 (7.02%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (5.26%) Podcast
12 3 (5.26%) Online Banking
12 3 (5.26%) Web Usability
12 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
12 3 (5.26%) Internet
12 3 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (3.51%) Workflow
13 2 (3.51%) Adobe
13 2 (3.51%) Publishing
13 2 (3.51%) Migration
13 2 (3.51%) Legal
13 2 (3.51%) Straight-Through Processing
13 2 (3.51%) Facebook

Copywriter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Copywriter in their job title 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 with Copywriter in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (3.51%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) Intranet
General
1 15 (26.32%) Banking
2 12 (21.05%) Retail
2 12 (21.05%) Marketing
3 11 (19.30%) Finance
4 8 (14.04%) Retail Banking
5 5 (8.77%) Advertising
6 3 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.51%) Legal
7 2 (3.51%) Publishing
8 1 (1.75%) Games
8 1 (1.75%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 34 (59.65%) Copywriting
2 16 (28.07%) User Experience
3 6 (10.53%) Social Media
4 5 (8.77%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (7.02%) Blog
6 3 (5.26%) Podcast
6 3 (5.26%) Online Banking
7 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.75%) Statistics
8 1 (1.75%) Online Games
8 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Content Management
2 15 (26.32%) SEO
3 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
3 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.02%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (5.26%) Web Usability
6 2 (3.51%) Straight-Through Processing
6 2 (3.51%) Workflow
6 2 (3.51%) Migration
7 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.75%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.75%) Web Development
7 1 (1.75%) Analytics
7 1 (1.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.75%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (3.51%) Adobe
1 2 (3.51%) Facebook
1 2 (3.51%) Twitter
2 1 (1.75%) Google
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
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