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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interaction Designer
Rank 610 624 599
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -25
Contract jobs requiring an Interaction Designer 37 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.021% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.023% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 12
Median daily rate £413 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £469 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £463 £350
% change year-on-year
-32.97% +32.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
52732 52894 51448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.87% 94.71% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34355 32133 31426
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 2114 2112
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 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 15 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 4 May 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 +4 34 £425 - 5
London +7 21 £450 +5.88% 2
South East - 11 £300 - 1
West Sussex - 11 £300 -
Worthing - 9 £300 -
Croydon - 6 £450 -
Edinburgh - 3 £325 -
Scotland - 3 £325 -
City of London +40 1 £450 +5.88%
South West -2 1 £400 -1.53%
Swindon - 1 £400 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

Interaction Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 37 (62.71%) Agile Software Development
1 37 (62.71%) HTML
2 35 (59.32%) User Experience
3 34 (57.63%) CSS
4 27 (45.76%) Rapid Prototyping
4 27 (45.76%) Mobile App
5 15 (25.42%) Degree
6 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
7 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
7 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
8 8 (13.56%) Finance
9 7 (11.86%) Photoshop
9 7 (11.86%) Service Design
10 6 (10.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (10.17%) Information Architecture
11 5 (8.47%) Usability Testing
11 5 (8.47%) Web Design
11 5 (8.47%) Scrum
11 5 (8.47%) Interactive TV
11 5 (8.47%) Front End Development
12 4 (6.78%) Adobe
12 4 (6.78%) jQuery
12 4 (6.78%) HTML5
12 4 (6.78%) Axure RP
13 3 (5.08%) OmniGraffle
13 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (5.08%) Ethnography
14 2 (3.39%) User Stories
14 2 (3.39%) Typography
14 2 (3.39%) Customer Insight

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 (11.86%) Photoshop
2 6 (10.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (5.08%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.69%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.69%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.69%) Grunt
2 1 (1.69%) Xcode
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Law
2 1 (1.69%) Legal
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (62.71%) HTML
2 34 (57.63%) CSS
3 4 (6.78%) HTML5
3 4 (6.78%) jQuery
4 1 (1.69%) .NET
4 1 (1.69%) Ajax
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.69%) CSS3
4 1 (1.69%) DHTML
4 1 (1.69%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 35 (59.32%) User Experience
2 27 (45.76%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.47%) Interactive TV
4 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) Psychology
6 1 (1.69%) IPTV
6 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Android
1 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (62.71%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (45.76%) Rapid Prototyping
3 7 (11.86%) Service Design
4 6 (10.17%) Information Architecture
5 5 (8.47%) Front End Development
5 5 (8.47%) Scrum
5 5 (8.47%) Usability Testing
5 5 (8.47%) Web Design
6 3 (5.08%) Ethnography
7 2 (3.39%) Customer Insight
7 2 (3.39%) Typography
7 2 (3.39%) User Stories
7 2 (3.39%) UX Design
8 1 (1.69%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.69%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (1.69%) Iconography
8 1 (1.69%) Open Source
8 1 (1.69%) Product Management
8 1 (1.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (1.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.69%) C#
2 1 (1.69%) C++
2 1 (1.69%) Java
2 1 (1.69%) Python
2 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) Degree
2 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
3 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (6.78%) Adobe