The table below looks at the statistics for Lua skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lua over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lua
Rank 428 416 418
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Lua 5 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.036% 0.013%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.051% 0.086% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Median daily rate £200 £263 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £470 -
% change year-on-year
-11.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
Lua
England

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

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9809 9307 9536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.04% 41.57% 40.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7437 6692 7016
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 47 69
Median hourly rate £26.00 £29.74 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.57% -15.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £55.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

Lua
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Lua as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Lua Jobs Demand Trend in London

Lua
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Lua Daily Rate Trend in London

Lua
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lua across the London region.

Lua Hourly Rate Trend in London

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 London region with a requirement for Lua.

1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) REST
3 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (50.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) JSON
3 5 (50.00%) VxWorks
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) C
3 5 (50.00%) SOAP
3 5 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (40.00%) XML-RPC
5 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (30.00%) Data Mining
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) VBA
5 3 (30.00%) MySQL
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) Sybase
5 3 (30.00%) JIRA
5 3 (30.00%) Matrix Management

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 3 (30.00%) Confluence
2 2 (20.00%) nginx
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (30.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (10.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) Subversion
3 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Data Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Access Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Security Technical Architect
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) REST
2 5 (50.00%) JSON
2 5 (50.00%) SOAP
2 5 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) XML-RPC
4 2 (20.00%) ServiceStack
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) D3.js
5 1 (10.00%) Express
5 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (10.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Matrix Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Data Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Microservices
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) AWK
3 3 (30.00%) Perl
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) sed
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) VBA
4 2 (20.00%) Go
4 2 (20.00%) Scala
5 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
1 2 (20.00%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Sybase
3 2 (20.00%) Tableau