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 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Copywriting
England / London
Rank 379 425 405
Rank change year-on-year +46 -20  
Contract jobs citing Copywriting 27 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.068% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.080% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 9
Median daily rate £294 £210 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.88% -4.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £140 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £374 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £225 £318
% change year-on-year +11.11% -29.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16580 18843 17272
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.16% 85.15% 82.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11924 13599 12137
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 194 245
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.86% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Copywriting
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 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
City of London +8 5 £175 -69.16% 2
Copywriting
England

Copywriting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for Copywriting.

1 20 (45.45%) Marketing
2 19 (43.18%) Finance
3 17 (38.64%) CMS
3 17 (38.64%) User Experience
4 14 (31.82%) HTML
5 13 (29.55%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (27.27%) Mobile App
7 11 (25.00%) Banking
8 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (22.73%) Degree
8 10 (22.73%) Wireframes
9 9 (20.45%) Social Media
9 9 (20.45%) Content Management
9 9 (20.45%) CSS
9 9 (20.45%) Adobe
10 8 (18.18%) Project Management
10 8 (18.18%) Photoshop
10 8 (18.18%) Migration
11 7 (15.91%) Publishing
11 7 (15.91%) Scrum
11 7 (15.91%) CSS3
11 7 (15.91%) HTML5
11 7 (15.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 6 (13.64%) Prototyping
12 6 (13.64%) Analytics
12 6 (13.64%) Axure RP
12 6 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
12 6 (13.64%) Advertising
12 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (13.64%) SEO

Copywriting
Top Related 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 17 (38.64%) CMS
2 3 (6.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (4.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Photoshop
2 7 (15.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (11.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (11.36%) MS Office
3 5 (11.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (11.36%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (6.82%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (4.55%) Acrobat
5 2 (4.55%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (4.55%) InDesign
5 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
6 1 (2.27%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (2.27%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Axure RP
General
1 20 (45.45%) Marketing
2 19 (43.18%) Finance
3 11 (25.00%) Banking
4 7 (15.91%) Publishing
5 6 (13.64%) Advertising
6 5 (11.36%) Legal
7 4 (9.09%) Retail
8 3 (6.82%) Financial Institution
8 3 (6.82%) Retail Banking
9 1 (2.27%) Automotive
9 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Copywriter
2 10 (22.73%) Designer
3 9 (20.45%) Content Manager
4 6 (13.64%) UX Designer
5 5 (11.36%) Digital Copywriter
6 3 (6.82%) Content Strategist
6 3 (6.82%) Web Content Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Web Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Campaign Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Content Editor
7 2 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Digital Content Editor
7 2 (4.55%) Digital Content Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Digital Editor
7 2 (4.55%) Graphic Designer
7 2 (4.55%) UI Designer
7 2 (4.55%) Web Content Producer
7 2 (4.55%) Web Producer
8 1 (2.27%) Marketing Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) HTML
2 9 (20.45%) CSS
3 7 (15.91%) CSS3
3 7 (15.91%) HTML5
4 5 (11.36%) Flash
5 1 (2.27%) Velocity
5 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) User Experience
2 13 (29.55%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (27.27%) Mobile App
4 9 (20.45%) Social Media
5 3 (6.82%) Blog
5 3 (6.82%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.27%) BBC
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (2.27%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.27%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (22.73%) Wireframes
2 9 (20.45%) Content Management
3 8 (18.18%) Migration
3 8 (18.18%) Project Management
4 7 (15.91%) Scrum
5 6 (13.64%) Analytics
5 6 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (13.64%) Prototyping
5 6 (13.64%) SEO
5 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.36%) Typography
6 5 (11.36%) Workflow
7 4 (9.09%) Content Marketing
7 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (6.82%) Front End Development
8 3 (6.82%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (4.55%) B2C
9 2 (4.55%) Information Architecture
9 2 (4.55%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Adobe
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) Google
3 3 (6.82%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.27%) Facebook
4 1 (2.27%) FatWire
4 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.27%) Twitter
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