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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interaction Designer
Rank 594 591 569
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Interaction Designer 25 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.020% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.021% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 5
Average daily rate £400 £259 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.58% -46.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £197 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £356 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 - £375
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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Interaction Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +14 24 £400 +54.58% 2
London -1 14 £450 +73.91%
Croydon - 6 £450 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £375 -
North East - 4 £375 -
Yorkshire - 3 £300 -
Leeds - 3 £300 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £300 -
West Midlands - 2 £338 -
City of London +35 1 £450 +45.16%
North West -17 1 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Telford - 1 £350 -
Birmingham - 1 £325 -
Shropshire - 1 £350 -
Manchester - 1 - - 1

Interaction Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (51.28%) HTML
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) User Experience
3 18 (46.15%) CSS
4 13 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 12 (30.77%) Rapid Prototyping
5 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
6 10 (25.64%) Degree
7 9 (23.08%) Finance
8 6 (15.38%) Web Design
9 5 (12.82%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (10.26%) Scrum
10 4 (10.26%) Adobe
10 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
10 4 (10.26%) Marketing
11 3 (7.69%) Visualisation
11 3 (7.69%) jQuery
11 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
11 3 (7.69%) Front End Development
12 2 (5.13%) HTML5
12 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (5.13%) Content Analysis
12 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 2 (5.13%) Interactive TV
12 2 (5.13%) Industrial Design
12 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
12 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
12 2 (5.13%) SAP

Interaction Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (12.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
3 2 (5.13%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Grunt
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Electronics
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (51.28%) HTML
2 18 (46.15%) CSS
3 3 (7.69%) jQuery
4 2 (5.13%) HTML5
5 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (48.72%) User Experience
2 13 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.69%) Visualisation
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Interactive TV
4 2 (5.13%) Psychology
5 1 (2.56%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (2.56%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) Rapid Prototyping
3 6 (15.38%) Web Design
4 4 (10.26%) Scrum
5 3 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 2 (5.13%) Business Development
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.13%) Content Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.13%) Industrial Design
6 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.13%) Usability Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.56%) Open Source
7 1 (2.56%) Project Management
7 1 (2.56%) SEO
7 1 (2.56%) Time Management
7 1 (2.56%) UX Design
7 1 (2.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.56%) C#
2 1 (2.56%) C++
2 1 (2.56%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) Python
2 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Adobe
2 2 (5.13%) SAP