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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 556 570 502
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -68
Contract jobs citing Lua 27 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.024% 0.055%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.064% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 16
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£464 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.17% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £425 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £425 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 - £235
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
19015 18777 16194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.63% 37.34% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12510 12373 10186
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £559 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 442 584
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.68 £17.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 April 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 24 April 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 +14 13 £450 +5.88% 3
South West +9 6 £464 -
South East -8 6 - - 4
East of England - 1 - -
North West - 1 £483 - 2
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Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 29 (59.18%) Python
2 27 (55.10%) Java
3 24 (48.98%) JavaScript
4 19 (38.78%) OO
4 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (38.78%) Bash Shell
5 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
5 18 (36.73%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (36.73%) UNIX
6 17 (34.69%) Perl
6 17 (34.69%) PHP
7 16 (32.65%) Subversion
7 16 (32.65%) Maven
7 16 (32.65%) Release Management
7 16 (32.65%) DV Cleared
7 16 (32.65%) C++
7 16 (32.65%) Ant
7 16 (32.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 16 (32.65%) ClearCase
7 16 (32.65%) Apache Ivy
8 15 (30.61%) Scrum
9 14 (28.57%) C
10 12 (24.49%) Linux
11 11 (22.45%) C#
11 11 (22.45%) SQL
11 11 (22.45%) Ruby
12 10 (20.41%) JIRA
12 10 (20.41%) Sun
12 10 (20.41%) Sun Certification
13 9 (18.37%) Finance

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Maya
2 2 (4.08%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.04%) 3ds Max
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) DNS
2 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) IDOL
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Subversion
1 16 (32.65%) Maven
1 16 (32.65%) Ant
1 16 (32.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 16 (32.65%) ClearCase
1 16 (32.65%) Apache Ivy
2 10 (20.41%) JIRA
3 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.16%) JUnit
4 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.12%) CruiseControl
6 2 (4.08%) Selenium
6 2 (4.08%) Zephyr
7 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.04%) Xcode
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Manufacturing
3 5 (10.20%) Games
4 3 (6.12%) Advertising
5 2 (4.08%) Marketing
6 1 (2.04%) Law
6 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Developer
2 17 (34.69%) Java Developer
3 13 (26.53%) Programmer
4 9 (18.37%) Senior Developer
4 9 (18.37%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (16.33%) Software Engineer
6 7 (14.29%) Analyst
7 6 (12.24%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (10.20%) C Developer
8 5 (10.20%) C Programmer
8 5 (10.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
10 3 (6.12%) Tester
10 3 (6.12%) C Software Engineer
10 3 (6.12%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 3 (6.12%) Build Engineer
10 3 (6.12%) Embedded C Engineer
11 2 (4.08%) Software Programmer
11 2 (4.08%) Agile Tester
11 2 (4.08%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) J2EE
2 5 (10.20%) HTML
2 5 (10.20%) JSON
2 5 (10.20%) RESTful
3 3 (6.12%) Middleware
3 3 (6.12%) CSS
4 2 (4.08%) POSIX
5 1 (2.04%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (2.04%) Corona SDK
5 1 (2.04%) .NET
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.04%) XML
5 1 (2.04%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (6.12%) User Experience
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.04%) Kinect
4 1 (2.04%) Xbox
4 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.04%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile Games
4 1 (2.04%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (2.04%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) Physics
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) UNIX
2 12 (24.49%) Linux
3 5 (10.20%) ThreadX
3 5 (10.20%) Windows
4 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) Android
5 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) OO
1 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (32.65%) Release Management
4 15 (30.61%) Scrum
5 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
5 9 (18.37%) User Stories
6 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
6 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
6 8 (16.33%) OOD
7 4 (8.16%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (8.16%) Workflow
7 4 (8.16%) Game Development
8 3 (6.12%) Low Latency
8 3 (6.12%) Validation
8 3 (6.12%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.12%) Interactive Advertising
8 3 (6.12%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) Python
2 27 (55.10%) Java
3 24 (48.98%) JavaScript
4 19 (38.78%) Bash Shell
5 17 (34.69%) Perl
5 17 (34.69%) PHP
6 16 (32.65%) C++
7 14 (28.57%) C
8 11 (22.45%) C#
8 11 (22.45%) SQL
8 11 (22.45%) Ruby
9 6 (12.24%) Embedded C
10 2 (4.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
2 16 (32.65%) DV Cleared
3 10 (20.41%) Sun Certification
4 9 (18.37%) OCPJP
5 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.04%) MCSD
6 1 (2.04%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Sun
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.12%) Perforce
4 1 (2.04%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) Sybase
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe
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