The first table below looks at the demand for Lua skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lua over the 3 months to 11 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 of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank - 216 224
Contract jobs citing Lua 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.028% 0.013%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.065% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £320 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2377 3085 2946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.76% 43.70% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1848 2353 2270
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 35 24
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £18.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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Lua
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lua across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Lua Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Lua
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lua across the City of London region.

Lua Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Lua
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Lua also 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 that cited Lua.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Flash
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) New Media
2 1 (50.00%) Xbox
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows CE
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MFC
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Lua also 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 that cited Lua. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Interactive Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Flash
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MFC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) New Media
2 1 (50.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++