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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lua
Rank 587 569 557
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Contract jobs citing Lua 9 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.051% 0.044%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.049% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 18
Average daily rate £463 £478 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.24% +12.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £478 -
% change year-on-year
-3.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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
18224 17823 17034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.62% 37.85% 37.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12493 11941 10865
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 415 470
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.73 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 5 - - 8
South West +1 4 £463 -3.24%
Lua
UK

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (66.67%) Perl
4 11 (61.11%) Python
5 10 (55.56%) Java
5 10 (55.56%) Subversion
5 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
6 9 (50.00%) DV Cleared
6 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (50.00%) Unix
6 9 (50.00%) PHP
6 9 (50.00%) ClearCase
6 9 (50.00%) OO
7 8 (44.44%) Ant
7 8 (44.44%) Maven
7 8 (44.44%) Release Management
7 8 (44.44%) Apache Ivy
8 7 (38.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (38.89%) Sun
8 7 (38.89%) Sun Certification
9 5 (27.78%) C#
9 5 (27.78%) C++
9 5 (27.78%) Scrum
9 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
9 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
10 4 (22.22%) Degree
10 4 (22.22%) Big Data
10 4 (22.22%) HTML
10 4 (22.22%) C
10 4 (22.22%) CSS

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (16.67%) Confluence
1 3 (16.67%) JBoss
1 3 (16.67%) Node.js
2 2 (11.11%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
2 4 (22.22%) Big Data
3 3 (16.67%) Data Mining
3 3 (16.67%) MySQL
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Subversion
2 9 (50.00%) ClearCase
3 8 (44.44%) Ant
3 8 (44.44%) Apache Ivy
3 8 (44.44%) Maven
4 7 (38.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
6 3 (16.67%) JIRA
7 2 (11.11%) Mercurial
8 1 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Data Architect
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Access Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Security Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Sybase Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) CSS
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 3 (16.67%) Express
3 2 (11.11%) jQuery
3 2 (11.11%) ServiceStack
4 1 (5.56%) D3.js
4 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.56%) Java EE
4 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (50.00%) OO
3 8 (44.44%) Release Management
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Analytics
5 3 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) Identity Management
5 3 (16.67%) Information Security
5 3 (16.67%) Matrix Management
5 3 (16.67%) Open Source
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Data Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Microservices
6 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
6 2 (11.11%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 12 (66.67%) Perl
3 11 (61.11%) Python
4 10 (55.56%) Java
5 9 (50.00%) PHP
6 5 (27.78%) C#
6 5 (27.78%) C++
7 4 (22.22%) C
8 3 (16.67%) AWK
8 3 (16.67%) sed
8 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) VBA
9 2 (11.11%) Go
9 2 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) Sun Certification
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
1 2 (11.11%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Sun
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Sybase
3 2 (11.11%) Tableau