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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 187 196 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Lua 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.099% 0.100% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £478 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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
2312 2594 2377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.63% 43.18% 41.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1902 1993 1855
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £626 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 32
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £20.63 £15.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Interactive Advertising
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Advertising
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Xbox
3 1 (20.00%) Zephyr
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Zephyr
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase Developer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) C++/Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Interactive Advertising
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Sybase
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft