The table below looks at the statistics for the Interactive Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Interactive Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interactive Developer
Rank 605 614 583
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -31
Contract jobs requiring an Interactive Developer 19 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.004% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 3
Average daily rate £500 £140 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -55.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £140 -
% change year-on-year
+132.14% -
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
48652 48803 46653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.48% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31297 30382 27621
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £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 1739 1915 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Interactive Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Interactive Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Interactive Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Interactive Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Interactive Developer within the UK.

Interactive Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Interactive Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Interactive Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Interactive Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Interactive Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Interactive Developer within the UK.

Interactive Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Interactive Developer
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Interactive Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 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 -15 17 £500 +257.14% 1
London - 16 £500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £250 -
Scotland - 2 £250 -
City of London - 1 £350 -
Gloucester - 1 £400 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £400 -
South West - 1 £400 -

Interactive Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Interactive Developer 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 Interactive Developer in their job title.

1 22 (81.48%) HTML
1 22 (81.48%) CSS
2 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
3 19 (70.37%) jQuery
4 17 (62.96%) HTML5
4 17 (62.96%) AngularJS
5 16 (59.26%) Backbone.js
5 16 (59.26%) Finance
6 15 (55.56%) CSS3
7 13 (48.15%) Underscore.js
8 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (22.22%) Sass
10 5 (18.52%) Adobe
11 4 (14.81%) Scrum
12 3 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
12 3 (11.11%) Flash
12 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (11.11%) User Experience
12 3 (11.11%) Front End Development
13 2 (7.41%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
13 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (7.41%) Edge Animate
13 2 (7.41%) Browserify
13 2 (7.41%) Meteor
13 2 (7.41%) gulp
13 2 (7.41%) Polymer
13 2 (7.41%) Grunt
13 2 (7.41%) Drupal
13 2 (7.41%) Ember.js

Interactive Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Interactive Developer 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 Interactive Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (7.41%) CMS
1 2 (7.41%) Drupal
1 2 (7.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 2 (7.41%) Edge Animate
2 2 (7.41%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DVB
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) Grunt
1 2 (7.41%) gulp
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) CSS
1 22 (81.48%) HTML
2 19 (70.37%) jQuery
3 17 (62.96%) AngularJS
3 17 (62.96%) HTML5
4 16 (59.26%) Backbone.js
5 15 (55.56%) CSS3
6 13 (48.15%) Underscore.js
7 6 (22.22%) Sass
8 3 (11.11%) Flash
8 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (7.41%) Ajax
9 2 (7.41%) Browserify
9 2 (7.41%) Dojo
9 2 (7.41%) DOM
9 2 (7.41%) Ember.js
9 2 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (7.41%) Meteor
9 2 (7.41%) Polymer
10 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) e-Learning
2 2 (7.41%) Graphic Design
2 2 (7.41%) Interactive TV
3 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.70%) MPEG
3 1 (3.70%) STB
3 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) Scrum
3 3 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 2 (7.41%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) TDD
4 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
4 2 (7.41%) Web Development
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) MVC
5 1 (3.70%) Pair Programming
5 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) C
3 1 (3.70%) ActionScript
3 1 (3.70%) ANSI C
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Adobe
2 2 (7.41%) OpenTV