The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interaction Designer
Rank 578 539 576
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +37
Contract jobs requiring an Interaction Designer 18 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.025% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.027% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 4
Average daily rate £350 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £322 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £558 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51854 44815 56131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.45% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31590 25634 30843
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2065 2206 2587
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 23 April 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
Top 11 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -46 16 £350 -17.64% 1
London -17 12 £343 -19.41% 1
City of London -12 3 £313 -26.47% 1
Scotland - 2 £325 -
East of England - - - -
North West - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

Interaction Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 18 (66.67%) Axure RP
2 16 (59.26%) Adobe
3 10 (37.04%) Information Architecture
4 9 (33.33%) Games
5 7 (25.93%) Online Games
5 7 (25.93%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (18.52%) HTML
6 5 (18.52%) Photoshop
6 5 (18.52%) CSS
6 5 (18.52%) Marketing
7 4 (14.81%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (11.11%) User Experience Design
8 3 (11.11%) Scrum
8 3 (11.11%) Product Marketing
9 2 (7.41%) Use Case
9 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (7.41%) Banking
9 2 (7.41%) Windows
9 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
9 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.70%) HTML5
10 1 (3.70%) CSS3
10 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
10 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (3.70%) Sass
10 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
10 1 (3.70%) Publishing
10 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
10 1 (3.70%) Flash
10 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce

Interaction Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (18.52%) Photoshop
3 4 (14.81%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (3.70%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (33.33%) Games
2 5 (18.52%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Publishing
4 1 (3.70%) Front Office
4 1 (3.70%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) HTML
1 5 (18.52%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5
2 1 (3.70%) CSS3
2 1 (3.70%) Sass
2 1 (3.70%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Online Games
2 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Information Architecture
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience Design
2 3 (11.11%) Scrum
2 3 (11.11%) Product Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Use Case
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.70%) B2B
4 1 (3.70%) Industrial Design
4 1 (3.70%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Adobe