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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interaction Designer
Rank 583 627 643
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Interaction Designer 41 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.034% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.036% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 7
Median daily rate £450 £430 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +11.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £335 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £403 £385
% change year-on-year
+11.80% +4.54%
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
46813 52482 53624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.79% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30599 33429 33859
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2038 2200
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 December 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 24 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 December 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 +30 39 £450 +4.65% 4
London +8 17 £450 - 2
South East +27 7 - - 2
Worthing - 7 - -
West Sussex - 7 - -
Yorkshire +20 5 £425 -1.16%
South Yorkshire -7 5 £425 -1.16%
Sheffield -8 5 £425 -1.16%
West Midlands -8 3 £490 +50.76%
Tyne and Wear - 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 £505 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £505 -
North East - 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 £505 -
Shropshire -1 2 £450 -
Telford -9 2 £450 -
Scotland +13 1 - -
North West +4 1 - -
Manchester +3 1 - -
City of London -7 1 £395 -9.71%
Birmingham -12 1 £530 +63.07%
Croydon -19 1 £488 +8.33%
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Interaction Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 64 (72.73%) User Experience
2 62 (70.45%) HTML
2 62 (70.45%) CSS
3 53 (60.23%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (59.09%) Prototyping
5 36 (40.91%) Rapid Prototyping
6 33 (37.50%) Degree
7 24 (27.27%) Customer Insight
7 24 (27.27%) Mobile App
8 19 (21.59%) Wireframes
8 19 (21.59%) JavaScript
9 10 (11.36%) Telecoms
9 10 (11.36%) Front End Development
10 9 (10.23%) Service Design
10 9 (10.23%) Analytics
10 9 (10.23%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (10.23%) Dreamweaver
10 9 (10.23%) Photoshop
11 8 (9.09%) Product Management
11 8 (9.09%) Interactive TV
11 8 (9.09%) MS Visio
11 8 (9.09%) Fireworks
11 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (7.95%) Flash
12 7 (7.95%) jQuery
12 7 (7.95%) Apache Flex
13 6 (6.82%) Software Engineering
13 6 (6.82%) Ajax
13 6 (6.82%) DHTML
13 6 (6.82%) Finance

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 9 (10.23%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (10.23%) Photoshop
2 8 (9.09%) Fireworks
2 8 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.14%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (10.23%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.14%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (11.36%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.82%) Finance
3 3 (3.41%) Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Games
4 2 (2.27%) Automotive
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.14%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (70.45%) CSS
1 62 (70.45%) HTML
2 7 (7.95%) Apache Flex
2 7 (7.95%) Flash
2 7 (7.95%) jQuery
3 6 (6.82%) Ajax
3 6 (6.82%) DHTML
4 2 (2.27%) HTML5
5 1 (1.14%) CSS3
5 1 (1.14%) Middleware
5 1 (1.14%) Sass
5 1 (1.14%) XML
5 1 (1.14%) XSL
5 1 (1.14%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 64 (72.73%) User Experience
2 24 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.09%) Interactive TV
4 5 (5.68%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.68%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.41%) Photography
6 2 (2.27%) Motion Graphics
6 2 (2.27%) RIA
7 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.14%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.14%) Psychology
7 1 (1.14%) Robotics
7 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.27%) Android
1 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (60.23%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (59.09%) Prototyping
3 36 (40.91%) Rapid Prototyping
4 24 (27.27%) Customer Insight
5 19 (21.59%) Wireframes
6 10 (11.36%) Front End Development
7 9 (10.23%) Analytics
7 9 (10.23%) Service Design
8 8 (9.09%) Product Management
9 6 (6.82%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.68%) Web Design
11 4 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.55%) Typography
12 3 (3.41%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (3.41%) Data Visualisation
12 3 (3.41%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (3.41%) UX Design
13 2 (2.27%) Usability Testing
13 2 (2.27%) Web Development
14 1 (1.14%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.59%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.41%) Java
3 2 (2.27%) C
4 1 (1.14%) C++
4 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (37.50%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.14%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.27%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (1.14%) Adobe
1 1 (1.14%) ClickTale
1 1 (1.14%) Google
1 1 (1.14%) Maxymiser
1 1 (1.14%) Omniture
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle
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