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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 207 - 224
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lua 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% - 0.028%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.038% - 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-31.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
2620 2453 3110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.75% 42.26% 43.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2155 1904 2390
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 29
Average hourly rate £24.62 £38.49 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.05% -9.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.84 £14.88 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £143.25 £104.61 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Game Development
4 3 (37.50%) CruiseControl
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Middleware
4 3 (37.50%) Validation
4 3 (37.50%) Games
4 3 (37.50%) Perforce
4 3 (37.50%) Maya
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Maya
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) IDOL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (37.50%) CruiseControl
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Zephyr
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Build Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Tester
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) LINQ
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
2 3 (37.50%) Game Development
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) VBA
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSD
1 1 (12.50%) MCDBA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Perforce
3 1 (12.50%) HP