The table below looks at the statistics for Lua skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lua over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 546 558 511
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -47
Contract jobs citing Lua 24 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.025% 0.048%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.067% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 15
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£460 £450 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £450 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £450
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 - - -
Lua
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18720 18033 15627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.90% 37.59% 37.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12612 12072 9882
Average daily rate £400 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 425 565
Average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

Lua
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Lua Jobs Demand Trend in England

Lua
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Lua Daily Rate Trend in England

Lua
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lua across the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Lua Daily Rate Histogram in England

Lua
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lua across the England region.

Lua Hourly Rate Trend in England

Lua
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lua within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +12 9 £478 +6.22%
South East -2 8 - - 2
London +8 6 £250 - 2
North West - 1 £483 -
Lua
UK

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 30 (62.50%) Python
2 29 (60.42%) Java
3 24 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 22 (45.83%) Bash Shell
5 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (41.67%) OO
6 19 (39.58%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (37.50%) Perl
7 18 (37.50%) PHP
8 17 (35.42%) Ant
8 17 (35.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 17 (35.42%) ClearCase
8 17 (35.42%) UNIX
8 17 (35.42%) DV Cleared
8 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
8 17 (35.42%) Release Management
8 17 (35.42%) Subversion
8 17 (35.42%) Maven
8 17 (35.42%) Apache Ivy
9 15 (31.25%) Scrum
10 13 (27.08%) SQL
10 13 (27.08%) C
10 13 (27.08%) C++
11 12 (25.00%) Unit Testing
12 11 (22.92%) Sun Certification
12 11 (22.92%) Linux
12 11 (22.92%) Sun
13 10 (20.83%) C#
13 10 (20.83%) Finance
14 9 (18.75%) J2EE

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) DNS
2 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) IDOL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Ant
1 17 (35.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 17 (35.42%) ClearCase
1 17 (35.42%) Subversion
1 17 (35.42%) Maven
1 17 (35.42%) Apache Ivy
2 9 (18.75%) JIRA
3 8 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.33%) CruiseControl
4 4 (8.33%) JUnit
4 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.17%) Selenium
5 2 (4.17%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 5 (10.42%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (64.58%) Developer
2 18 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Programmer
4 8 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (14.58%) C Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Software Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
6 6 (12.50%) Analyst
7 5 (10.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) C Programmer
8 4 (8.33%) Build Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Embedded C Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Tester
10 2 (4.17%) QA Tester
10 2 (4.17%) Agile Tester
11 1 (2.08%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) J2EE
2 5 (10.42%) JSON
2 5 (10.42%) RESTful
3 4 (8.33%) Middleware
4 2 (4.17%) HTML
5 1 (2.08%) .NET
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.08%) XML
5 1 (2.08%) Corona SDK
5 1 (2.08%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile Games
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) UNIX
2 11 (22.92%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) ThreadX
3 5 (10.42%) Windows
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) OO
1 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (35.42%) Release Management
4 15 (31.25%) Scrum
5 12 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 8 (16.67%) User Stories
7 7 (14.58%) OOD
8 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.33%) Game Development
9 4 (8.33%) Workflow
9 4 (8.33%) Validation
9 4 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.25%) Multithreading
10 3 (6.25%) Software Testing
10 3 (6.25%) Automation Testing
10 3 (6.25%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) Python
2 29 (60.42%) Java
3 24 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 22 (45.83%) Bash Shell
5 18 (37.50%) Perl
5 18 (37.50%) PHP
6 13 (27.08%) SQL
6 13 (27.08%) C
6 13 (27.08%) C++
7 10 (20.83%) C#
8 9 (18.75%) Ruby
9 8 (16.67%) Embedded C
10 2 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) DV Cleared
1 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.92%) Sun Certification
3 9 (18.75%) OCPJP
4 2 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) MCSD
5 1 (2.08%) MCDBA
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Sun
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) Perforce
4 1 (2.08%) Sybase
4 1 (2.08%) HP
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago