The median contractor rate for a Copywriter was £288 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Copywriter
UK / England
Rank 548 597 570
Rank change year-on-year +49 -27  
Contract jobs requiring a Copywriter 29 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.070% 0.031% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.032% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 19
Median daily rate £288 £175 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.28% -27.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £145 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £175 £260
% change year-on-year - -32.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39124 46334 45141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.21% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25435 30385 27741
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1447 1806
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Copywriter
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Copywriter in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Copywriter in England

Copywriter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Copywriter in England

Copywriter
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Copywriter in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Copywriter in England

Copywriter
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Copywriter in England

Copywriter
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Copywriter within the England region over the 3 months to 23 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
London +22 14 £313 +66.66% 2
South East +22 6 - -
North West +23 3 £165 -45.00%
North East -5 2 £175 -
Yorkshire - 2 £323 -
East Midlands - 1 £250 - 4
South West - 1 - -
Copywriter
UK

Copywriter Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 across the England region featuring Copywriter in the job title.

1 27 (50.94%) Copywriting
2 16 (30.19%) Marketing
3 13 (24.53%) Finance
3 13 (24.53%) Banking
4 12 (22.64%) CMS
4 12 (22.64%) User Experience
5 9 (16.98%) Blog
5 9 (16.98%) Social Media
6 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.21%) Migration
7 7 (13.21%) Content Management
7 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
8 6 (11.32%) SEO
8 6 (11.32%) Project Management
8 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.32%) Mobile App
8 6 (11.32%) Analytics
9 5 (9.43%) Workflow
9 5 (9.43%) Advertising
9 5 (9.43%) Typography
9 5 (9.43%) Content Marketing
10 4 (7.55%) Content Writing
10 4 (7.55%) Content Development
10 4 (7.55%) Publishing
10 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (7.55%) Degree
11 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (5.66%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (5.66%) Financial Institution
11 3 (5.66%) HTML

Copywriter Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 12 (22.64%) CMS
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) AdWords
1 1 (1.89%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Intranet
General
1 16 (30.19%) Marketing
2 13 (24.53%) Banking
2 13 (24.53%) Finance
3 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
4 5 (9.43%) Advertising
5 4 (7.55%) Publishing
6 3 (5.66%) Financial Institution
6 3 (5.66%) Retail
7 2 (3.77%) Automotive
7 2 (3.77%) Legal
7 2 (3.77%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) HTML
2 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) User Experience
2 9 (16.98%) Blog
2 9 (16.98%) Social Media
3 6 (11.32%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.89%) FMCG
5 1 (1.89%) iPad
5 1 (1.89%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Copywriting
2 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.21%) Content Management
3 7 (13.21%) Migration
4 6 (11.32%) Analytics
4 6 (11.32%) Project Management
4 6 (11.32%) SEO
4 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.43%) Content Marketing
5 5 (9.43%) Typography
5 5 (9.43%) Workflow
6 4 (7.55%) Content Development
6 4 (7.55%) Content Writing
7 3 (5.66%) B2B
7 3 (5.66%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (5.66%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (3.77%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (3.77%) Facebook
1 2 (3.77%) Twitter
2 1 (1.89%) Adobe
2 1 (1.89%) Google
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