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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interaction Designer
Rank 581 560 549
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Interaction Designer 11 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.020% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.021% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 9
Average daily rate
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£380 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £413 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £588 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 12 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 24 December 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 -27 11 £380 -24.00% 4
London +11 7 £291 -41.75% 1
City of London - 4 £291 -
North East - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Bracknell - - - -

Interaction Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (68.97%) User Experience
2 13 (44.83%) HTML
3 11 (37.93%) CSS
4 7 (24.14%) Axure RP
5 6 (20.69%) jQuery
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) Banking
6 5 (17.24%) Scrum
6 5 (17.24%) Degree
7 4 (13.79%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
7 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
8 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
8 3 (10.34%) UX Design
8 3 (10.34%) Adobe
9 2 (6.90%) Workflow
9 2 (6.90%) Graphic Design
9 2 (6.90%) Retail
9 2 (6.90%) Product Management
9 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
9 2 (6.90%) Android
9 2 (6.90%) HTML5
9 2 (6.90%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (6.90%) Information Architecture
9 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
10 1 (3.45%) CSS3
10 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
10 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
10 1 (3.45%) AngularJS

Interaction Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (3.45%) CMS
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
3 2 (6.90%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.45%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) KDB
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (3.45%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 5 (17.24%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) HTML
2 11 (37.93%) CSS
3 6 (20.69%) jQuery
4 2 (6.90%) HTML5
5 1 (3.45%) CSS3
5 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (68.97%) User Experience
2 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
3 2 (6.90%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.45%) Psychology
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Android
1 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Scrum
1 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.34%) UX Design
3 2 (6.90%) Product Management
3 2 (6.90%) Information Architecture
3 2 (6.90%) Workflow
4 1 (3.45%) Process Architecture
4 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.45%) Analytics
4 1 (3.45%) Line Management
4 1 (3.45%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (3.45%) UML
4 1 (3.45%) OOP
4 1 (3.45%) SOA
4 1 (3.45%) Industrial Design
4 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) C++
2 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Adobe
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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