The table below looks at the statistics for the Interaction Designer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Interaction Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interaction Designer
Rank 595 574 586
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Interaction Designer 17 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.023% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.025% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £285 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £465 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £300 £293
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £97.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £185.00 - -

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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Interaction Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Interaction Designer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Interaction Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Interaction Designer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Interaction Designer
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Interaction Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 16 £400 +14.28% 3
London +17 13 £400 +12.28% 1
City of London +27 3 £400 -5.88%
East of England - 1 £155 -
South East - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Brighton - - - -

Interaction Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Interaction Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Interaction Designer in their job title.

1 40 (88.89%) User Experience
2 21 (46.67%) Axure RP
3 20 (44.44%) HTML
4 19 (42.22%) CSS
5 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (28.89%) Adobe
7 12 (26.67%) Scrum
8 11 (24.44%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (24.44%) Degree
8 11 (24.44%) OmniGraffle
9 9 (20.00%) User Experience Design
10 8 (17.78%) Photoshop
10 8 (17.78%) Mobile App
11 7 (15.56%) Rapid Prototyping
12 6 (13.33%) Customer Insight
12 6 (13.33%) Mercator
13 5 (11.11%) Banking
14 4 (8.89%) Information Architecture
14 4 (8.89%) Marketing
15 3 (6.67%) HTML5
15 3 (6.67%) Industrial Design
15 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
16 2 (4.44%) Retail
16 2 (4.44%) Fireworks
16 2 (4.44%) Publishing
16 2 (4.44%) Visualisation
16 2 (4.44%) CSS3
16 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
16 2 (4.44%) Usability Testing
16 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills

Interaction Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Interaction Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Interaction Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Adobe Illustrator
1 11 (24.44%) OmniGraffle
2 8 (17.78%) Photoshop
3 2 (4.44%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) KDB
Development Applications
1 21 (46.67%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.22%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 5 (11.11%) Banking
2 4 (8.89%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Publishing
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (44.44%) HTML
2 19 (42.22%) CSS
3 3 (6.67%) HTML5
4 2 (4.44%) CSS3
5 1 (2.22%) jQuery
5 1 (2.22%) Sass
5 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 40 (88.89%) User Experience
2 8 (17.78%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.44%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.22%) Psychology
4 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) UNIX
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) Scrum
3 9 (20.00%) User Experience Design
4 7 (15.56%) Rapid Prototyping
5 6 (13.33%) Customer Insight
6 4 (8.89%) Information Architecture
7 3 (6.67%) Industrial Design
8 2 (4.44%) Usability Testing
9 1 (2.22%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.22%) Line Management
9 1 (2.22%) Product Management
9 1 (2.22%) Use Case
9 1 (2.22%) Business Development
9 1 (2.22%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.22%) Analytics
9 1 (2.22%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.22%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) C#
2 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Adobe
2 6 (13.33%) Mercator
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