The table below looks at the statistics for Lua skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lua over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 45 48 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing Lua 9 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.91% 0.68% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.61% 1.45% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
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£463 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-31.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Lua
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
249 207 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 52.98% 46.83% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 102 58
Average daily rate £400 £390 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.09% +15.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Lua
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lua across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Lua Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Lua
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lua across the Gloucestershire region.

Lua Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Lua
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lua within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 July 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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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
Cheltenham -2 7 £463 +2.77%
Lua
South West

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (100.00%) Ant
1 15 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 15 (100.00%) UNIX
1 15 (100.00%) OO
1 15 (100.00%) Python
1 15 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 15 (100.00%) Java
1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 15 (100.00%) Perl
1 15 (100.00%) PHP
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) Subversion
1 15 (100.00%) Maven
1 15 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 15 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 15 (100.00%) Release Management
1 15 (100.00%) Apache Ivy
2 12 (80.00%) Sun
2 12 (80.00%) Sun Certification
3 10 (66.67%) Scrum
4 7 (46.67%) Ruby
4 7 (46.67%) OCPJP
4 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
4 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
4 7 (46.67%) User Stories
4 7 (46.67%) J2EE
5 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (20.00%) OOD
7 1 (6.67%) HTTPS

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Ant
1 15 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 15 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 15 (100.00%) Subversion
1 15 (100.00%) Maven
1 15 (100.00%) Apache Ivy
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
1 15 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) OO
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) Release Management
1 15 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (66.67%) Scrum
3 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
3 7 (46.67%) User Stories
4 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 3 (20.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 15 (100.00%) Perl
1 15 (100.00%) PHP
1 15 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) Ruby
2 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) Sun Certification
3 7 (46.67%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Sun
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