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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 186 - 209
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lua 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.093% - 0.031%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% - 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
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£250 - £320
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 - £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £478 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.22% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2279 2489 2757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.20% 41.80% 42.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1850 1967 2135
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £301 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 28
Average hourly rate £23.99 £27.50 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -30.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £14.25 £14.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lua across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Lua Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (63.64%) C++
1 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) JIRA
4 4 (36.36%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
5 3 (27.27%) Middleware
5 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
5 3 (27.27%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
5 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Workflow
5 3 (27.27%) Validation
5 3 (27.27%) Games
5 3 (27.27%) Perforce
5 3 (27.27%) Maya
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) CruiseControl
5 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Game Development

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Maya
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) IDOL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 3 (27.27%) CruiseControl
4 2 (18.18%) Zephyr
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 2 (18.18%) JUnit
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Games
3 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Build Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) QA Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C++/Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
2 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow
2 3 (27.27%) Validation
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Game Development
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C++
1 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
5 2 (18.18%) VBA
6 1 (9.09%) Perl
6 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSD
1 1 (9.09%) MCDBA
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Perforce
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase
3 1 (9.09%) HP