The median contractor rate for a Copywriter was £205 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Copywriter
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 410 412 426
Rank change year-on-year +2 +14  
Contract jobs requiring a Copywriter 8 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.039% 0.056% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.059% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 7
Median daily rate £205 £225 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £158 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £265 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £250 £275
% change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09%  
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19415 20367 22175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13846 14783 15457
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 225 377
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -5.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Copywriter
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Copywriter in London

Copywriter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Copywriter in London

Copywriter
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Copywriter in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Copywriter in London

Copywriter
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Copywriter in London

Copywriter
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Copywriter within the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
City of London +3 1 £125 -35.89% 1
Docklands, London - 1 £201 -
Chiswick - 1 £305 -
Copywriter
England

Copywriter Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 London region featuring Copywriter in the job title.

1 15 (68.18%) Copywriting
2 11 (50.00%) Marketing
3 8 (36.36%) CMS
3 8 (36.36%) Banking
3 8 (36.36%) User Experience
4 7 (31.82%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) Workflow
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) Project Management
6 4 (18.18%) Blog
6 4 (18.18%) Typography
6 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
7 3 (13.64%) Content Marketing
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (13.64%) Content Management
7 3 (13.64%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
7 3 (13.64%) HTML
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) Advertising
7 3 (13.64%) Publishing
8 2 (9.09%) Legal
8 2 (9.09%) XML
8 2 (9.09%) Taxonomies
8 2 (9.09%) Wireframes
8 2 (9.09%) Analytics

Copywriter Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 8 (36.36%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.55%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
General
1 11 (50.00%) Marketing
2 8 (36.36%) Banking
3 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 3 (13.64%) Advertising
4 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
4 3 (13.64%) Publishing
5 2 (9.09%) Legal
6 1 (4.55%) Automotive
6 1 (4.55%) Retail
6 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) User Experience
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Blog
2 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.09%) Taxonomies
4 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Copywriting
2 5 (22.73%) Workflow
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Typography
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Content Management
4 3 (13.64%) Content Marketing
4 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 2 (9.09%) Wireframes
6 1 (4.55%) B2B
6 1 (4.55%) B2B Marketing
6 1 (4.55%) Content Development
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) SEO
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe
1 1 (4.55%) Facebook
1 1 (4.55%) Google
1 1 (4.55%) Twitter
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