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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lua
UK / England
Rank 563 596 560
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -36
Contract jobs citing Lua 10 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.017% 0.048%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.059% 0.045% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 14
Median daily rate £443 £463 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.32% -3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £333 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £463 £478
% change year-on-year
-18.91% -3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50

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
16808 17849 17535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.45% 38.99% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11581 12213 11909
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 482 388
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.72 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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
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 23 January 2017. 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 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
South West +6 4 - -
North West +26 2 £375 +25.00% 1
London +11 2 £489 - 3
East of England - 2 - - 2
Lua
UK

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Python
3 10 (55.56%) C++
4 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 6 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 5 (27.78%) nginx
6 5 (27.78%) Redis
6 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
6 5 (27.78%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (22.22%) TDD
7 4 (22.22%) Embedded C++
7 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
8 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
8 3 (16.67%) Node.js
8 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
8 3 (16.67%) Vagrant
8 3 (16.67%) Docker
8 3 (16.67%) DevOps
8 3 (16.67%) OO
8 3 (16.67%) C
8 3 (16.67%) MySQL
8 3 (16.67%) Unix
9 2 (11.11%) SQL
9 2 (11.11%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (11.11%) Scrum

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 5 (27.78%) nginx
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (11.11%) Mule
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (5.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) IPsec
2 1 (5.56%) OpenVPN
2 1 (5.56%) SSH
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Redis
2 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data
4 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Vagrant
3 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) Ant
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
4 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
4 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
4 1 (5.56%) GNU Toolchain
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
1 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Scripter
4 2 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Python Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Test Scripter
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Node.js
2 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) DirectX
2 2 (11.11%) Drools
2 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) JSON
2 2 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (11.11%) OpenGL
2 2 (11.11%) Pyramid
2 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (11.11%) REST
2 2 (11.11%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) CryEngine
3 1 (5.56%) Sensu
3 1 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (11.11%) Digital TV
1 2 (11.11%) Raspberry Pi
1 2 (11.11%) STB
2 1 (5.56%) Arduino
2 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (11.11%) OpenWrt
5 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Game Development
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) Post-Production
6 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Release Management
6 1 (5.56%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Python
2 10 (55.56%) C++
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 6 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) Embedded C++
6 3 (16.67%) C
7 2 (11.11%) Go
7 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
8 1 (5.56%) Perl
8 1 (5.56%) PHP
8 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
2 2 (11.11%) BusyBox
3 1 (5.56%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
1 2 (11.11%) Google
1 2 (11.11%) MuleSoft
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
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