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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interaction Designer
Rank 629 638 601
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -37
Contract jobs requiring an Interaction Designer 32 25 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.044% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.046% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 23
Median daily rate £400 £399 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.37% +6.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £331 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.60 £14.00 £185.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+204.25% -92.43%
UK excluding London median 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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 2016.

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 18 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 30 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +23 29 £400 -5.21% 1
London +5 18 £413 -2.94%
South East - 5 £388 -
West Sussex - 5 £388 -
Worthing - 4 £375 -
City of London +50 3 £450 +42.85%
Scotland +4 3 £232 -33.85%
North West - 3 £425 -
Manchester - 3 £425 -
Tyne and Wear -39 2 £375 +4.16%
Newcastle upon Tyne -44 2 £375 +4.16%
North East -44 2 £375 -
Dundee - 1 £115 -
Edinburgh - 1 £348 -
Fife - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Stockport - 1 £425 -

Interaction Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 51 (73.91%) User Experience
2 41 (59.42%) Prototyping
3 39 (56.52%) HTML
4 38 (55.07%) CSS
5 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (37.68%) Rapid Prototyping
6 26 (37.68%) Wireframes
7 25 (36.23%) Degree
8 23 (33.33%) Mobile App
9 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
10 12 (17.39%) Photoshop
11 11 (15.94%) Adobe Illustrator
11 11 (15.94%) Interactive TV
12 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
13 8 (11.59%) Information Architecture
14 7 (10.14%) Customer Insight
14 7 (10.14%) Axure RP
15 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (8.70%) OmniGraffle
15 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
16 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
16 5 (7.25%) MS Visio
16 5 (7.25%) Dreamweaver
16 5 (7.25%) Fireworks
16 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
16 5 (7.25%) Product Management
16 5 (7.25%) Front End Development
16 5 (7.25%) Service Design
17 4 (5.80%) Ethnography
17 4 (5.80%) jQuery

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.45%) Marvel
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Photoshop
2 11 (15.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (8.70%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (7.25%) Fireworks
4 5 (7.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.45%) Flinto
5 1 (1.45%) InVision
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Axure RP
2 5 (7.25%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.45%) Xcode
General
1 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Games
2 2 (2.90%) Legal
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (56.52%) HTML
2 38 (55.07%) CSS
3 4 (5.80%) jQuery
4 3 (4.35%) Ajax
4 3 (4.35%) Apache Flex
4 3 (4.35%) DHTML
4 3 (4.35%) Flash
5 2 (2.90%) HTML5
6 1 (1.45%) CSS3
6 1 (1.45%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 51 (73.91%) User Experience
2 23 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 11 (15.94%) Interactive TV
4 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) IPTV
6 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.45%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Android
1 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (59.42%) Prototyping
2 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (37.68%) Rapid Prototyping
3 26 (37.68%) Wireframes
4 8 (11.59%) Information Architecture
5 7 (10.14%) Customer Insight
6 5 (7.25%) Front End Development
6 5 (7.25%) Product Management
6 5 (7.25%) Service Design
7 4 (5.80%) Ethnography
7 4 (5.80%) Usability Testing
8 3 (4.35%) UX Design
9 2 (2.90%) Competitor Analysis
9 2 (2.90%) Content Analysis
9 2 (2.90%) DNA
9 2 (2.90%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.90%) Ethnographic Research
9 2 (2.90%) Heuristic Analysis
9 2 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.90%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (36.23%) Degree
2 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (4.35%) Adobe