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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lua
Rank 605 592 594
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Lua 17 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.054% 0.026%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.085% 0.14% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 4
Median daily rate £550 £310 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% -31.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £310 £450
% change year-on-year
+61.29% -31.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
19922 19812 18398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.00% 38.29% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13808 13544 11982
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 404 383
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.44 £19.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lua within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
North West - 10 £550 -
London -3 4 £550 +57.14% 6
South West -11 3 £500 +8.10%
Lua
UK

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 31 (86.11%) JavaScript
2 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (63.89%) JSON
4 16 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 16 (44.44%) Microservices
5 14 (38.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (38.89%) VB
5 14 (38.89%) LDAP
5 14 (38.89%) Apache
5 14 (38.89%) HTTP
5 14 (38.89%) HTTPS
5 14 (38.89%) SAML
5 14 (38.89%) Tivoli
6 13 (36.11%) Java
7 12 (33.33%) Python
7 12 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
8 10 (27.78%) Linux
9 9 (25.00%) XML
9 9 (25.00%) REST
10 7 (19.44%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (19.44%) Barracuda Networks
10 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (19.44%) Unix
10 7 (19.44%) OO
10 7 (19.44%) C
10 7 (19.44%) SOAP
10 7 (19.44%) VxWorks
11 6 (16.67%) XML-RPC
11 6 (16.67%) Subversion
11 6 (16.67%) Maven

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 14 (38.89%) Apache
2 3 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) Confluence
3 1 (2.78%) Mule
3 1 (2.78%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) HTTP
1 14 (38.89%) HTTPS
1 14 (38.89%) LDAP
2 2 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (13.89%) Big Data
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Ant
1 6 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
1 6 (16.67%) ClearCase
1 6 (16.67%) Maven
1 6 (16.67%) Subversion
1 6 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Applications Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Data Scientist
4 3 (8.33%) Digital Developer
4 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Developer
6 1 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) DevOps Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Embedded Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Linux Scripter
6 1 (2.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Test Scripter
6 1 (2.78%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (63.89%) JSON
2 14 (38.89%) SAML
3 9 (25.00%) REST
3 9 (25.00%) XML
4 7 (19.44%) SOAP
5 6 (16.67%) XML-RPC
6 3 (8.33%) Node.js
7 2 (5.56%) jQuery
7 2 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.78%) Drools
8 1 (2.78%) Gherkin
8 1 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.78%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Statistics
4 2 (5.56%) Streaming Video
4 2 (5.56%) User Experience
4 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.78%) Ergonomics
5 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) Replication
5 1 (2.78%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) Unix
2 7 (19.44%) VxWorks
3 2 (5.56%) Android
3 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Microservices
3 12 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
4 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (19.44%) OO
5 6 (16.67%) Release Management
6 4 (11.11%) TDD
6 4 (11.11%) Web Development
7 3 (8.33%) Monte Carlo Method
8 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.56%) DevOps
8 2 (5.56%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 2 (5.56%) DRM
8 2 (5.56%) Open Source
8 2 (5.56%) Scrum
9 1 (2.78%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (2.78%) Cross-Platform Development
9 1 (2.78%) Security Operations
9 1 (2.78%) SOLID
9 1 (2.78%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) JavaScript
2 14 (38.89%) VB
3 13 (36.11%) Java
4 12 (33.33%) Python
5 7 (19.44%) C
6 6 (16.67%) Perl
6 6 (16.67%) PHP
7 5 (13.89%) C++
8 3 (8.33%) MATLAB
8 3 (8.33%) R
8 3 (8.33%) SQL
9 2 (5.56%) ActionScript
9 2 (5.56%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (5.56%) BrightScript
9 2 (5.56%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (5.56%) VBScript
10 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.78%) Ruby
10 1 (2.78%) Scala
10 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Sun Certification
4 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
1 1 (2.78%) LXC
Systems Management
1 14 (38.89%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.78%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Barracuda Networks
2 3 (8.33%) Sun
3 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.56%) Roku
4 1 (2.78%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
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