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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Copywriter
UK
Rank 571 605 602
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Copywriter 25 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.025% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.027% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 17
Median daily rate £288 £175 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -32.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £172 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £503 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £235 £175 £319
% change year-on-year
+34.28% -45.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London median 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
42939 48575 49622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27981 31258 30651
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1563 1629 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 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 24 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 20 February 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 +56 25 £288 +64.28% 6
London +10 11 £313 +78.57% 2
Berkshire +22 4 - -
South East +15 4 - - 2
North West +17 3 £165 -45.00% 1
West Midlands +5 2 £263 +50.00%
East Midlands - 2 £235 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £323 -
Northampton - 2 £235 -
Leeds - 2 £323 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £323 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £235 -
Cheshire +25 1 £155 -48.33%
Knutsford +12 1 £155 -48.33%
City of London -2 1 £450 +157.14% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 1 £175 -
Tyne and Wear -16 1 £175 -
North East -18 1 £175 -
Manchester - 1 £175 - 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £263 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Chorley - 1 - -
Cannock - 1 - -

Copywriter Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 25 (49.02%) Copywriting
2 16 (31.37%) User Experience
3 15 (29.41%) Finance
4 13 (25.49%) Marketing
4 13 (25.49%) Social Media
5 11 (21.57%) Banking
6 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (17.65%) CMS
7 8 (15.69%) Mobile App
8 7 (13.73%) Publishing
8 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
9 6 (11.76%) SEO
9 6 (11.76%) Project Management
9 6 (11.76%) Migration
9 6 (11.76%) Content Management
9 6 (11.76%) Analytics
9 6 (11.76%) Blog
10 5 (9.80%) Content Development
10 5 (9.80%) Degree
10 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.84%) Advertising
11 4 (7.84%) B2B
11 4 (7.84%) Workflow
11 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (7.84%) Content Writing
12 3 (5.88%) Typography
12 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (5.88%) Financial Institution
12 3 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
12 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce

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 9 (17.65%) CMS
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) AdWords
1 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Intranet
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 13 (25.49%) Marketing
3 11 (21.57%) Banking
4 7 (13.73%) Publishing
4 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
5 4 (7.84%) Advertising
6 3 (5.88%) Financial Institution
6 3 (5.88%) Retail
7 2 (3.92%) Legal
7 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.96%) Automotive
8 1 (1.96%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) User Experience
2 13 (25.49%) Social Media
3 8 (15.69%) Mobile App
4 6 (11.76%) Blog
5 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.96%) FMCG
6 1 (1.96%) iPad
6 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Copywriting
2 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.76%) Analytics
3 6 (11.76%) Content Management
3 6 (11.76%) Migration
3 6 (11.76%) Project Management
3 6 (11.76%) SEO
4 5 (9.80%) Content Development
4 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.84%) B2B
5 4 (7.84%) Content Writing
5 4 (7.84%) Workflow
6 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (5.88%) Typography
7 2 (3.92%) B2C
7 2 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.92%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (1.96%) Adobe
1 1 (1.96%) Facebook
1 1 (1.96%) Google
1 1 (1.96%) Twitter