The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Interaction Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Interaction Designer
UK
Rank 549 598 612
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Interaction Designer 37 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.046% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.049% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 3
Median daily rate £494 £400 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.43% +92.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £300 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42200 49241 49534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27496 31679 30638
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1662 1940
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Interaction Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Interaction Designer in the job title.

Interaction Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Interaction Designer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Interaction Designer within the UK.

Interaction Designer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Interaction Designer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Interaction Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Interaction Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Interaction Designer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Interaction Designer within the UK.

Interaction Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Interaction Designer
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Interaction Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 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
England +65 37 £494 +23.43% 5
London +18 14 £475 +11.76% 4
South East - 8 - -
Tyne and Wear -5 7 £375 -
North East -7 7 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 7 £375 -
West Sussex - 6 - -
West Midlands +13 4 £500 +42.85%
East Midlands - 3 £505 -
Nottingham - 3 £505 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £505 -
Worthing - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £488 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire +19 1 - -
West Yorkshire +10 1 - -
Leeds +7 1 - -
Croydon -6 1 £488 +8.33%
Sheffield - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £530 -

Interaction Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Interaction Designer 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 featuring Interaction Designer in the job title.

1 60 (74.07%) User Experience
2 58 (71.60%) HTML
3 57 (70.37%) CSS
4 54 (66.67%) Prototyping
5 50 (61.73%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (48.15%) Rapid Prototyping
7 30 (37.04%) Mobile App
8 28 (34.57%) Degree
9 21 (25.93%) Customer Insight
10 17 (20.99%) Wireframes
11 13 (16.05%) Front End Development
12 12 (14.81%) Web Design
13 11 (13.58%) Telecoms
14 10 (12.35%) Service Design
15 9 (11.11%) Visualisation
15 9 (11.11%) Finance
16 8 (9.88%) Flash
16 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
16 8 (9.88%) Ajax
16 8 (9.88%) Apache Flex
17 7 (8.64%) Interactive TV
17 7 (8.64%) Adobe Illustrator
17 7 (8.64%) Business Development
17 7 (8.64%) DHTML
17 7 (8.64%) Photoshop
17 7 (8.64%) Data Visualisation
17 7 (8.64%) Analytics
18 6 (7.41%) Product Management
19 4 (4.94%) Software Engineering
19 4 (4.94%) Retail

Interaction Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (8.64%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.94%) Fireworks
2 4 (4.94%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.47%) InVision
4 1 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (13.58%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.11%) Finance
3 4 (4.94%) Retail
4 3 (3.70%) Marketing
5 2 (2.47%) Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Automotive
6 1 (1.23%) Electronics
6 1 (1.23%) Legal
6 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.23%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (71.60%) HTML
2 57 (70.37%) CSS
3 8 (9.88%) Ajax
3 8 (9.88%) Apache Flex
3 8 (9.88%) Flash
4 7 (8.64%) DHTML
5 3 (3.70%) jQuery
6 1 (1.23%) HTML5
6 1 (1.23%) Middleware
6 1 (1.23%) Sass
6 1 (1.23%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 60 (74.07%) User Experience
2 30 (37.04%) Mobile App
3 9 (11.11%) Visualisation
4 7 (8.64%) Interactive TV
5 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.47%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.23%) Infotainment
7 1 (1.23%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 50 (61.73%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (48.15%) Rapid Prototyping
4 21 (25.93%) Customer Insight
5 17 (20.99%) Wireframes
6 13 (16.05%) Front End Development
7 12 (14.81%) Web Design
8 10 (12.35%) Service Design
9 7 (8.64%) Analytics
9 7 (8.64%) Business Development
9 7 (8.64%) Data Visualisation
10 6 (7.41%) Product Management
11 4 (4.94%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.94%) Typography
12 3 (3.70%) Programme Management
13 2 (2.47%) Information Architecture
13 2 (2.47%) Responsive Web Design
13 2 (2.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (2.47%) Usability Testing
13 2 (2.47%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.23%) C
2 1 (1.23%) Java
2 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (34.57%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.23%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) WCAG
2 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (1.23%) Adobe
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle
1 1 (1.23%) SAP