The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interaction Designer
Rank 559 551 576
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +25
Contract jobs requiring an Interaction Designer 29 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.023% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.025% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 8
Average daily rate
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£388 £538 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.90% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £393 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £413
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £185.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £185.00 - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 30 July 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 9 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 30 July 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 -13 28 £388 -27.90% 2
London +28 24 £400 -25.58% 2
City of London +16 4 £375 -28.57%
East of England - 1 £155 -
North West - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Basildon - - - -

Interaction Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 22 (45.83%) Axure RP
2 18 (37.50%) HTML
3 17 (35.42%) CSS
4 14 (29.17%) Adobe
5 12 (25.00%) Scrum
5 12 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (22.92%) Degree
6 11 (22.92%) OmniGraffle
7 8 (16.67%) User Experience Design
7 8 (16.67%) Photoshop
8 7 (14.58%) Mobile App
9 6 (12.50%) Customer Insight
9 6 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
9 6 (12.50%) Mercator
10 5 (10.42%) Banking
11 4 (8.33%) Marketing
11 4 (8.33%) Information Architecture
12 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (6.25%) Industrial Design
12 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
13 2 (4.17%) Windows
13 2 (4.17%) Publishing
13 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
13 2 (4.17%) Retail
13 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
13 2 (4.17%) Use Case
13 2 (4.17%) Usability Testing
13 2 (4.17%) HTML5
14 1 (2.08%) Product Management

Interaction Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (22.92%) OmniGraffle
3 8 (16.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.08%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) KDB
Development Applications
1 22 (45.83%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) Subversion
2 1 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 5 (10.42%) Banking
2 4 (8.33%) Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Publishing
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Finance
4 1 (2.08%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) HTML
2 17 (35.42%) CSS
3 2 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (2.08%) CSS3
4 1 (2.08%) jQuery
4 1 (2.08%) Flash
4 1 (2.08%) Sass
4 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.08%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.08%) Psychology
3 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Android
2 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Scrum
2 8 (16.67%) User Experience Design
3 6 (12.50%) Customer Insight
3 6 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
4 4 (8.33%) Information Architecture
5 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.25%) Industrial Design
6 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.17%) Use Case
6 2 (4.17%) Usability Testing
7 1 (2.08%) Product Management
7 1 (2.08%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (2.08%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.08%) Business Development
7 1 (2.08%) OOP
7 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.08%) B2B
7 1 (2.08%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.08%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) C#
2 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Adobe
2 6 (12.50%) Mercator