The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank 48 30 48
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Contract jobs citing Lua 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.66% 0.41% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.46% 1.16% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
206 86 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 45.27% 35.54% 45.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 55 128
Average daily rate £390 £365 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% -5.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 20
Average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £14.98 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Lua
South West

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 31 July 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
Cheltenham - 3 £450 - 1
Lua
South West

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 4 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Release Management
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (75.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (50.00%) Big Data
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) Struts
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (25.00%) Sun Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (75.00%) Ant
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) Struts
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Release Management
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Sun