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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Copywriter
Rank 567 521 532
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Copywriter 16 32 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.066% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.072% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 4
Average daily rate
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£255 £260 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% -22.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £308 -
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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
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 10 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 30 January 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
England -35 15 £250 -3.84% 6
London -10 13 £245 -2.00% 2
South East -13 1 £260 -15.44% 2
South West - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
North West - - - - 1

Copywriter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) User Experience
3 11 (34.38%) SEO
4 9 (28.13%) Copywriting
5 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.88%) CMS
7 5 (15.63%) Content Management
7 5 (15.63%) Banking
7 5 (15.63%) Financial Institution
7 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.50%) Advertising
9 3 (9.38%) Internet
9 3 (9.38%) Marketing
9 3 (9.38%) Degree
9 3 (9.38%) WordPress
9 3 (9.38%) Social Media
10 2 (6.25%) Web Usability
10 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.25%) Information Architecture
10 2 (6.25%) Taxonomies
10 2 (6.25%) Blog
10 2 (6.25%) Podcast
10 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
10 2 (6.25%) Intranet
11 1 (3.13%) Oracle
11 1 (3.13%) Back Office
11 1 (3.13%) Publishing
11 1 (3.13%) Migration
11 1 (3.13%) WebTrends
11 1 (3.13%) B2B

Copywriter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (21.88%) CMS
2 3 (9.38%) WordPress
3 1 (3.13%) LiveLink
3 1 (3.13%) Drupal
3 1 (3.13%) Jadu
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) WebTrends
1 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.13%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
2 5 (15.63%) Financial Institution
3 4 (12.50%) Advertising
4 3 (9.38%) Marketing
5 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.13%) Back Office
6 1 (3.13%) Publishing
6 1 (3.13%) Retail
6 1 (3.13%) Luxembourgish Language
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) User Experience
2 9 (28.13%) Copywriting
3 3 (9.38%) Social Media
4 2 (6.25%) Taxonomies
4 2 (6.25%) Blog
4 2 (6.25%) Podcast
5 1 (3.13%) Statistics
5 1 (3.13%) Online Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) SEO
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) Content Management
3 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.25%) Web Usability
4 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.25%) Information Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Migration
5 1 (3.13%) B2B
5 1 (3.13%) B2C
5 1 (3.13%) Time Management
5 1 (3.13%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle
1 1 (3.13%) Adobe
1 1 (3.13%) Google
1 1 (3.13%) Facebook
1 1 (3.13%) Twitter
North East
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago