Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Copywriting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Copywriting over the 6 months to 19 November 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 563 556
Rank change year-on-year -18 -7 +8
Contract jobs citing Copywriting 53 44 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.098% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 30
London median daily rate £325 £350 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +15.70% -0.66%
10th Percentile £205 £215 £131
90th Percentile £469 £475 £413
England median daily rate £325 £300 £263
% change year-on-year +8.33% +14.29% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 7
London median hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -27.27% -84.00%
10th Percentile £35.00 £16.00 £20.80
90th Percentile £45.00 £24.06 £25.38
England median hourly rate £40.00 £20.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year +92.77% -9.78% -70.19%

Copywriting is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40213 38714 39399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.99% 86.21% 83.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29244 27790 28144
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £670 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 399 477
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.35 £50.61 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

Copywriting
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Copywriting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Copywriting in London

Copywriting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Copywriting in London

Copywriting
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Copywriting in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Copywriting in London

Copywriting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Copywriting in London

Copywriting
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 Copywriting within the London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -6 11 £371 -1.00% 1
West London -12 1 £250 -
Copywriting
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 London region with a requirement for Copywriting.

1 20 (37.74%) User Experience
2 17 (32.08%) Finance
3 12 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (22.64%) HTML
3 12 (22.64%) Marketing
4 11 (20.75%) CMS
4 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.87%) Content Management
5 10 (18.87%) Adobe
6 9 (16.98%) CSS
6 9 (16.98%) SEO
7 8 (15.09%) Mobile App
7 8 (15.09%) Legal
7 8 (15.09%) Photoshop
7 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (15.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (13.21%) Degree
8 7 (13.21%) Scrum
8 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (13.21%) Axure RP
9 6 (11.32%) Social Media
9 6 (11.32%) Analytics
9 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (11.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (11.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (11.32%) Wireframes
10 5 (9.43%) Matrix Organization
10 5 (9.43%) InVision
10 5 (9.43%) Customer-Centricity
10 5 (9.43%) SharePoint

Copywriting
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 11 (20.75%) CMS
2 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (15.09%) Photoshop
2 6 (11.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (9.43%) InVision
4 4 (7.55%) InDesign
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (1.89%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (3.77%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.89%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Internet
1 2 (3.77%) SMS
2 1 (1.89%) Intranet
2 1 (1.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.89%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 17 (32.08%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) Marketing
3 8 (15.09%) Legal
4 4 (7.55%) Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Advertising
5 2 (3.77%) Digital Economy
5 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Publishing
6 1 (1.89%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (1.89%) Law
6 1 (1.89%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (16.98%) Designer
2 7 (13.21%) UX Designer
3 5 (9.43%) Communications Officer
3 5 (9.43%) Copywriter
4 4 (7.55%) Content Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Digital Designer
4 4 (7.55%) Digital UX Designer
5 3 (5.66%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Communications Specialist
5 3 (5.66%) UI Designer
6 2 (3.77%) Digital Content Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Digital Copywriter
6 2 (3.77%) Marketing Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Social Media Manager
6 2 (3.77%) User Experience Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Email Developer
7 1 (1.89%) HTML Email Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Senior Copywriter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) HTML
2 9 (16.98%) CSS
3 4 (7.55%) CSS3
3 4 (7.55%) HTML5
4 1 (1.89%) ATL
4 1 (1.89%) Flash
4 1 (1.89%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.74%) User Experience
2 8 (15.09%) Mobile App
3 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.32%) Social Media
4 3 (5.66%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.77%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.77%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Blog
6 1 (1.89%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.89%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.87%) Content Management
4 9 (16.98%) SEO
5 7 (13.21%) Scrum
5 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (11.32%) Analytics
6 6 (11.32%) Wireframes
7 5 (9.43%) Customer-Centricity
7 5 (9.43%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (9.43%) User Stories
8 4 (7.55%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (7.55%) Migration
8 4 (7.55%) Prototyping
8 4 (7.55%) Strategic Thinking
9 3 (5.66%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (5.66%) CRM
9 3 (5.66%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.66%) Project Management
9 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Adobe
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) Google
4 2 (3.77%) Twitter
5 1 (1.89%) Facebook
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.89%) Teradata