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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interaction Designer
Rank 617 644 589
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -55
Contract jobs requiring an Interaction Designer 44 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.031% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.032% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 20
Median daily rate £425 £422 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +10.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £321 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.30% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £33.30 £14.00 £185.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.83% -92.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 - £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
51653 55417 52511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.81% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33657 35244 31733
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1646 2081 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +3.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 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
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 24 August 2016.

Interaction Designer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Interaction Designer
Top 21 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 24 August 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 +27 41 £425 +0.35% 2
London +18 22 £413 -8.33% 2
West Sussex - 8 £388 -
South East - 8 £388 -
Worthing - 7 £375 -
Manchester - 6 £425 -
North West - 6 £425 -
City of London +36 5 £425 +34.92%
West Midlands - 4 £425 -
Scotland +18 3 £232 -33.85%
Stockport - 3 £425 -
Birmingham - 2 £425 -
Yorkshire -1 1 £373 +35.63%
Dundee - 1 £115 -
Edinburgh - 1 £348 -
Fife - 1 - -
Halifax - 1 £373 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £373 -
Westminster - 1 £450 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -

Interaction Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 63 (79.75%) User Experience
2 46 (58.23%) HTML
2 46 (58.23%) CSS
3 44 (55.70%) Prototyping
4 39 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (36.71%) Rapid Prototyping
6 27 (34.18%) Degree
6 27 (34.18%) Wireframes
7 23 (29.11%) Mobile App
8 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
9 13 (16.46%) Photoshop
10 12 (15.19%) Adobe Illustrator
11 11 (13.92%) Interactive TV
11 11 (13.92%) Customer Insight
12 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (10.13%) Information Architecture
12 8 (10.13%) Axure RP
13 7 (8.86%) jQuery
13 7 (8.86%) OmniGraffle
14 6 (7.59%) Front End Development
14 6 (7.59%) Dreamweaver
14 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
15 5 (6.33%) Usability Testing
15 5 (6.33%) Product Management
15 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
15 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
15 5 (6.33%) MS Visio
15 5 (6.33%) Fireworks
15 5 (6.33%) Service Design
16 4 (5.06%) Typography

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 (1.27%) Marvel
Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Photoshop
2 12 (15.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (8.86%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (6.33%) Fireworks
4 5 (6.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.27%) Flinto
5 1 (1.27%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Axure RP
2 6 (7.59%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.27%) Xcode
General
1 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.80%) Games
3 2 (2.53%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Legal
4 1 (1.27%) Automotive
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (58.23%) CSS
1 46 (58.23%) HTML
2 7 (8.86%) jQuery
3 4 (5.06%) Apache Flex
3 4 (5.06%) Flash
4 3 (3.80%) Ajax
4 3 (3.80%) DHTML
4 3 (3.80%) HTML5
5 2 (2.53%) CSS3
6 1 (1.27%) Framer.js
6 1 (1.27%) Sass
6 1 (1.27%) XML
6 1 (1.27%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 63 (79.75%) User Experience
2 23 (29.11%) Mobile App
3 11 (13.92%) Interactive TV
4 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.53%) Motion Graphics
6 2 (2.53%) Photography
6 2 (2.53%) RIA
6 2 (2.53%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.27%) IPTV
7 1 (1.27%) Psychology
7 1 (1.27%) Robotics
7 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.27%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.80%) Android
1 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (55.70%) Prototyping
2 39 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (36.71%) Rapid Prototyping
4 27 (34.18%) Wireframes
5 11 (13.92%) Customer Insight
6 8 (10.13%) Information Architecture
7 6 (7.59%) Front End Development
8 5 (6.33%) Product Management
8 5 (6.33%) Service Design
8 5 (6.33%) Usability Testing
9 4 (5.06%) Ethnography
9 4 (5.06%) Typography
10 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.80%) UX Design
11 2 (2.53%) Analytics
11 2 (2.53%) Competitor Analysis
11 2 (2.53%) DNA
11 2 (2.53%) Domain-Driven Design
11 2 (2.53%) E-Commerce
11 2 (2.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.53%) Java
3 1 (1.27%) C
3 1 (1.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (34.18%) Degree
2 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (3.80%) Adobe
2 1 (1.27%) ClickTale
2 1 (1.27%) Google
2 1 (1.27%) Maxymiser
2 1 (1.27%) Omniture
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