The table below looks at the statistics for Lua skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lua over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lua
UK / England
Rank 557 602 564
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -38
Contract jobs citing Lua 10 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.019% 0.053%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.059% 0.049% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 20
Median daily rate £485 £463 £477
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -2.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £453 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £493 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate - £463 £478
% change year-on-year
- -3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50

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
16955 18410 17857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.53% 38.59% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11754 12628 11898
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 462 391
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £19.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

Lua
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Lua as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lua within the England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +9 4 - -
London +21 3 £485 - 2
East of England - 3 - - 3
Lua
UK

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Lua also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Lua.

1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Python
3 9 (56.25%) C++
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 6 (37.50%) nginx
4 6 (37.50%) Redis
5 5 (31.25%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 4 (25.00%) Embedded C++
6 4 (25.00%) MySQL
6 4 (25.00%) JSON
6 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) Vagrant
6 4 (25.00%) Docker
6 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (25.00%) REST
7 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (18.75%) Pyramid
7 3 (18.75%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
7 3 (18.75%) Go
7 3 (18.75%) OO
7 3 (18.75%) CSS
7 3 (18.75%) HTML

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) nginx
2 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (6.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) IPsec
3 1 (6.25%) OpenVPN
3 1 (6.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Redis
2 4 (25.00%) MySQL
3 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data
4 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (6.25%) Ant
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (6.25%) Artifactory
3 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
3 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Games Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) JSON
1 4 (25.00%) REST
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (18.75%) Pyramid
3 2 (12.50%) DirectX
3 2 (12.50%) OpenGL
3 2 (12.50%) Unreal Engine
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) CryEngine
4 1 (6.25%) Node.js
4 1 (6.25%) Robotlegs
4 1 (6.25%) Sensu
4 1 (6.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (12.50%) Digital TV
1 2 (12.50%) iPad
1 2 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (12.50%) STB
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (12.50%) OpenWrt
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
1 6 (37.50%) TDD
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (18.75%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) Game Development
4 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Post-Production
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Python
2 9 (56.25%) C++
3 5 (31.25%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (25.00%) Embedded C++
5 3 (18.75%) Go
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) C
7 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
7 1 (6.25%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (6.25%) BrightScript
7 1 (6.25%) Perl
7 1 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Docker
2 2 (12.50%) BusyBox
3 1 (6.25%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) Forum Sentry
1 1 (6.25%) HAProxy
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Roku
2 1 (6.25%) VMware