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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank 577 552 548
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -4
Contract jobs citing Lua 6 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.027% 0.043%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.031% 0.068% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £375 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
19152 19023 20044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.42% 39.53% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12347 12161 12180
Average daily rate £398 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 514 713
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.14 £16.72 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 August 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 29 August 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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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 3 £300 -20.00% 7
South West -35 2 £438 - 2
South East -19 1 - - 1
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
Lua
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Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
1 10 (52.63%) Python
2 7 (36.84%) C
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) ActionScript
3 6 (31.58%) Photoshop
3 6 (31.58%) Flash
3 6 (31.58%) Games
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Subversion
4 5 (26.32%) CSS
4 5 (26.32%) UNIX
4 5 (26.32%) OO
4 5 (26.32%) ClearCase
4 5 (26.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (26.32%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) Perl
4 5 (26.32%) PHP
4 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
4 5 (26.32%) HTML5
5 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (21.05%) Release Management
5 4 (21.05%) jQuery
5 4 (21.05%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (21.05%) Apache Ivy
5 4 (21.05%) C++
5 4 (21.05%) Ant
5 4 (21.05%) Maven

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) Maya
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
1 3 (15.79%) Big Data
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) IDOL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (26.32%) ClearCase
1 5 (26.32%) Subversion
2 4 (21.05%) Maven
2 4 (21.05%) Apache Ivy
2 4 (21.05%) Ant
General
1 6 (31.58%) Games
2 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
3 3 (15.79%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Interactive Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.26%) User Experience Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Search Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Games Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) ActionScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
1 6 (31.58%) Flash
2 5 (26.32%) HTML5
2 5 (26.32%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) jQuery
4 3 (15.79%) Struts
4 3 (15.79%) XML
4 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
4 3 (15.79%) Spring
4 3 (15.79%) J2EE
5 2 (10.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (5.26%) REST
6 1 (5.26%) CSS3
6 1 (5.26%) Robotlegs
6 1 (5.26%) MFC
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.26%) .NET
6 1 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) iPhone
4 1 (5.26%) Social Gaming
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Games
4 1 (5.26%) Streaming Video
4 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) UNIX
2 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) OO
2 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (21.05%) Release Management
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.26%) Content Management
5 1 (5.26%) Information Management
5 1 (5.26%) Game Development
5 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Android Development
5 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
1 10 (52.63%) Python
2 7 (36.84%) C
3 6 (31.58%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) ActionScript
4 5 (26.32%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) Perl
4 5 (26.32%) PHP
5 4 (21.05%) C++
5 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
6 2 (10.53%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (10.53%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (5.26%) BrightScript
7 1 (5.26%) VBScript
7 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Sun Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Sun
2 1 (5.26%) CA
2 1 (5.26%) Perforce
2 1 (5.26%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) Roku
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