The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Copywriting in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Copywriting over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Midlands region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Copywriting
Rank 116 105 103
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Copywriting 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.085% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.79% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £388 £165
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +134.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.80 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-14.34% +35.71%
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
455 380 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.43% 19.67% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 185 196
Average daily rate £330 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 26 37
Average hourly rate £31.50 £21.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.51% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Copywriting
England

Copywriting
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Copywriting across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Copywriting Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Copywriting
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Copywriting across the West Midlands region.

Copywriting Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Copywriting
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Copywriting across the West Midlands region.

Copywriting Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Copywriting
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience Design
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Social Media
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Facebook
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) CSS

Copywriting
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Communications Officer
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Social Media
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience Design
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Facebook
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter