The table below looks at the statistics for Lua skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lua over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lua
Rank 406 404 385
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Contract jobs citing Lua 5 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.024% 0.057% 0.091%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.056% 0.13% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 20
Average daily rate - £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £478 -
% change year-on-year
-3.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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
8966 9023 8871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.25% 42.59% 40.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6663 6721 6317
Average daily rate £470 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 54 77
Average hourly rate £34.00 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £17.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.05 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

Lua
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lua across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (60.00%) Confluence
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) sed
2 3 (60.00%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Matrix Management
2 3 (60.00%) AWK
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VBA
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Sybase
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Docker
3 2 (40.00%) SELinux

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (60.00%) Confluence
2 2 (40.00%) nginx
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (60.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (20.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (20.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Data Architect
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Access Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Security Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) ServiceStack
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) D3.js
2 1 (20.00%) Express
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Matrix Management
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Data Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Data Management
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) AWK
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) sed
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) VBA
2 2 (40.00%) Go
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
1 2 (40.00%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Sybase
2 2 (40.00%) Tableau