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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 533 515 519
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing Lua 24 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.054% 0.007%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.14% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 2
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£478 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.47% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £425 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £478 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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 England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
17290 16752 15962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.93% 37.57% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11658 10704 9991
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 465 680
Average hourly rate £35.18 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
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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
London +3 11 £475 +11.76% 4
South West - 9 £478 - 2
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - -
Lua
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Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 25 (60.98%) Java
2 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
3 23 (56.10%) Python
4 20 (48.78%) OO
4 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (46.34%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (46.34%) UNIX
5 19 (46.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 18 (43.90%) Security Cleared
7 17 (41.46%) Subversion
7 17 (41.46%) Maven
7 17 (41.46%) Release Management
7 17 (41.46%) Ant
7 17 (41.46%) Perl
7 17 (41.46%) PHP
7 17 (41.46%) ClearCase
7 17 (41.46%) Apache Ivy
8 16 (39.02%) DV Cleared
9 14 (34.15%) Scrum
10 13 (31.71%) C++
11 12 (29.27%) Sun
11 12 (29.27%) Sun Certification
12 11 (26.83%) Bash Shell
13 10 (24.39%) C
14 9 (21.95%) Ruby
15 8 (19.51%) JIRA
15 8 (19.51%) HTML
15 8 (19.51%) J2EE
15 8 (19.51%) Linux
16 7 (17.07%) OCPJP

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Photoshop
2 4 (9.76%) Maya
3 3 (7.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.44%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.76%) DNS
3 2 (4.88%) SMTP
3 2 (4.88%) FTP
4 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (46.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 17 (41.46%) Subversion
2 17 (41.46%) Maven
2 17 (41.46%) Ant
2 17 (41.46%) ClearCase
2 17 (41.46%) Apache Ivy
3 8 (19.51%) JIRA
4 4 (9.76%) JUnit
4 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.44%) Zephyr
5 1 (2.44%) Xcode
5 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
1 6 (14.63%) Games
2 3 (7.32%) Advertising
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Developer
2 18 (43.90%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Senior Java Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Senior Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Programmer
4 6 (14.63%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) C++ Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (7.32%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Embedded C Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Software Programmer
7 2 (4.88%) Embedded C++ Developer
7 2 (4.88%) C++ Programmer
7 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) HTML
1 8 (19.51%) J2EE
2 6 (14.63%) JSON
2 6 (14.63%) RESTful
3 4 (9.76%) Flash
3 4 (9.76%) CSS
4 3 (7.32%) XML
5 2 (4.88%) Web Services
5 2 (4.88%) POSIX
5 2 (4.88%) Middleware
6 1 (2.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (2.44%) Corona SDK
6 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.44%) Struts
6 1 (2.44%) Spring
6 1 (2.44%) jQuery
6 1 (2.44%) CSS3
6 1 (2.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) User Experience
2 4 (9.76%) Mobile Games
3 3 (7.32%) Social Gaming
3 3 (7.32%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.44%) Xbox
4 1 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.44%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.44%) Physics
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (2.44%) Kinect
4 1 (2.44%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) UNIX
2 8 (19.51%) Linux
3 5 (12.20%) Android
3 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
4 4 (9.76%) ThreadX
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) OO
1 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (46.34%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (41.46%) Release Management
4 14 (34.15%) Scrum
5 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
5 7 (17.07%) User Stories
6 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
6 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
6 6 (14.63%) OOD
7 4 (9.76%) Game Development
7 4 (9.76%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (7.32%) Android Development
8 3 (7.32%) iOS Development
8 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
8 3 (7.32%) Interactive Advertising
9 2 (4.88%) Multithreading
9 2 (4.88%) QMS
9 2 (4.88%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.88%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Java
2 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
3 23 (56.10%) Python
4 17 (41.46%) Perl
4 17 (41.46%) PHP
5 13 (31.71%) C++
6 11 (26.83%) Bash Shell
7 10 (24.39%) C
8 9 (21.95%) Ruby
9 6 (14.63%) Embedded C
9 6 (14.63%) C#
10 5 (12.20%) SQL
11 4 (9.76%) ActionScript
11 4 (9.76%) ActionScript 2.0
12 3 (7.32%) ActionScript 3.0
13 2 (4.88%) Embedded C++
14 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Security Cleared
2 16 (39.02%) DV Cleared
3 12 (29.27%) Sun Certification
4 7 (17.07%) OCPJP
5 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Sun
2 1 (2.44%) Perforce
2 1 (2.44%) Sybase
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Adobe
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