The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank - 220 -
Contract jobs citing Lua 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.055% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £359 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £385
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lua
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2545 3134 2903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.85% 42.99% 39.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2032 2440 2253
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £52.82 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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