The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Copywriting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Copywriting over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Copywriting
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 125 135
Rank change year-on-year +31 +10  
Contract jobs citing Copywriting 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.17% 0.041% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.051% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £100 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -75.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £225 £318
% change year-on-year +11.11% -29.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.00

Copywriting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1456 1977 2225
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.40% 80.33% 74.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 1023 1162
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 45 55
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £96.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Copywriting
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Copywriting as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Copywriting in Berkshire

Copywriting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Copywriting in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Copywriting in Berkshire

Copywriting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Copywriting in Berkshire

Copywriting
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Copywriting within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Reading - 2 - -
Copywriting
South East

Copywriting
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Copywriting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Copywriting.

1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Social Media
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) SEO
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) Content Development
3 2 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (25.00%) Pay per click
4 1 (12.50%) Content Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Content Marketing Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Affiliate Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
4 1 (12.50%) Facebook
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

Copywriting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Brand Awareness
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Copywriter
1 2 (25.00%) Social Media Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) HR Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Web Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Web Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Social Media
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Content Development
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (25.00%) Pay per click
2 2 (25.00%) SEO
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Affiliate Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Content Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Content Marketing Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Facebook
1 1 (12.50%) Twitter