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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank 559 520 532
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +12
Contract jobs citing Lua 20 31 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.066% 0.005%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.17% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 1
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£478 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.47% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £478 £425 -
% change year-on-year
+12.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 - -
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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 England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18849 17849 16993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.02% 38.12% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13036 11536 10558
Average daily rate £400 £384 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 519 695
Average hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £15.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
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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 - 10 £478 - 1
London -9 5 £275 -35.29% 3
Yorkshire - 2 £290 -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
Lua
UK

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 22 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 21 (70.00%) Python
3 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (56.67%) UNIX
4 17 (56.67%) Java
4 17 (56.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 15 (50.00%) Ant
5 15 (50.00%) Perl
5 15 (50.00%) PHP
5 15 (50.00%) OO
5 15 (50.00%) ClearCase
5 15 (50.00%) Subversion
5 15 (50.00%) Maven
5 15 (50.00%) Release Management
5 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 15 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
6 13 (43.33%) DV Cleared
7 11 (36.67%) Sun
7 11 (36.67%) Sun Certification
7 11 (36.67%) Scrum
8 8 (26.67%) C
8 8 (26.67%) HTML
9 7 (23.33%) C++
9 7 (23.33%) Ruby
10 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 6 (20.00%) User Experience
10 6 (20.00%) Photoshop
10 6 (20.00%) J2EE
11 5 (16.67%) OOD

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (13.33%) Maya
3 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (3.33%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) SMTP
2 2 (6.67%) FTP
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 15 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 15 (50.00%) Subversion
2 15 (50.00%) Maven
2 15 (50.00%) Ant
2 15 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.33%) Xcode
4 1 (3.33%) Zephyr
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Games
2 3 (10.00%) Advertising
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Developer
2 15 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Programmer
5 3 (10.00%) C++ Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) C++ Programmer
7 1 (3.33%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded C Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Programmer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) HTML
2 6 (20.00%) J2EE
3 4 (13.33%) CSS
3 4 (13.33%) Flash
3 4 (13.33%) JSON
3 4 (13.33%) RESTful
4 3 (10.00%) XML
5 2 (6.67%) Web Services
5 2 (6.67%) POSIX
5 2 (6.67%) Middleware
6 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.33%) Spring
6 1 (3.33%) Struts
6 1 (3.33%) jQuery
6 1 (3.33%) HTML5
6 1 (3.33%) CSS3
6 1 (3.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (10.00%) Social Gaming
2 3 (10.00%) Mobile Games
2 3 (10.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.33%) Physics
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (3.33%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (3.33%) Kinect
3 1 (3.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) UNIX
2 4 (13.33%) Android
2 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) ThreadX
4 1 (3.33%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) OO
2 15 (50.00%) Release Management
2 15 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (36.67%) Scrum
4 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (16.67%) OOD
5 5 (16.67%) User Stories
6 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 4 (13.33%) Game Development
7 3 (10.00%) Interactive Advertising
7 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.00%) Android Development
7 3 (10.00%) iOS Development
8 2 (6.67%) Quality Management
8 2 (6.67%) QMS
9 1 (3.33%) Image Processing
9 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
9 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 21 (70.00%) Python
3 17 (56.67%) Java
4 15 (50.00%) Perl
4 15 (50.00%) PHP
5 8 (26.67%) C
6 7 (23.33%) C++
6 7 (23.33%) Ruby
7 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
8 4 (13.33%) ActionScript 2.0
8 4 (13.33%) Embedded C
8 4 (13.33%) C#
8 4 (13.33%) ActionScript
9 3 (10.00%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (6.67%) Embedded C++
11 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (43.33%) DV Cleared
3 11 (36.67%) Sun Certification
4 5 (16.67%) OCPJP
5 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Sun
2 1 (3.33%) Perforce
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe
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