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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lua
Rank 47 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Lua 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.06% 1.48% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.19% 2.55% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate £500 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £466 -
% change year-on-year
-11.20% -
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
228 274 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 48.51% 57.81% 43.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 178 90
Average daily rate £400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 18
Average hourly rate £44.10 £43.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.55% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.55 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.75 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) Perl
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
1 8 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) OO
1 8 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Subversion
1 8 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Maven
2 7 (87.50%) Release Management
2 7 (87.50%) Apache Ivy
2 7 (87.50%) Ant
3 6 (75.00%) Python
4 5 (62.50%) Sun
4 5 (62.50%) Sun Certification
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (37.50%) jQuery
6 3 (37.50%) JBoss
7 2 (25.00%) Big Data
8 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 1 (12.50%) Microservices
8 1 (12.50%) JIRA
8 1 (12.50%) Content Management
8 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
8 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
8 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 8 (100.00%) Subversion
1 8 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (87.50%) Ant
2 7 (87.50%) Apache Ivy
2 7 (87.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) OO
2 7 (87.50%) Release Management
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) Perl
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Sun
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle