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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lua
Rank 442 432 433
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Lua 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.017% 0.008%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.069% 0.039% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £298 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £310 £438
% change year-on-year
+69.35% -29.14%
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
10146 10130 10062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.07% 42.66% 41.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7574 7424 7111
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 73 64
Median hourly rate £35.27 £27.78 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.94% -18.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £16.00 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £51.30 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lua across the London region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Lua Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lua within the London region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 - -
Lua
England

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) XML
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) JSON
2 7 (58.33%) REST
3 6 (50.00%) Python
3 6 (50.00%) C
4 5 (41.67%) VxWorks
4 5 (41.67%) Barracuda Networks
4 5 (41.67%) SOAP
4 5 (41.67%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (33.33%) Node.js
5 4 (33.33%) XML-RPC
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (25.00%) C++
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (16.67%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
7 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
7 2 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 2 (16.67%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
7 2 (16.67%) DevOps
7 2 (16.67%) BrightScript
7 2 (16.67%) Roku

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 2 (16.67%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Scripter
2 2 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Python Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Automation Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Test Scripter
3 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C++ Games Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) JSON
1 7 (58.33%) REST
1 7 (58.33%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) Node.js
3 4 (33.33%) XML-RPC
4 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (16.67%) Drools
4 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
4 2 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (16.67%) Raspberry Pi
2 2 (16.67%) Streaming Video
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) VxWorks
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 2 (16.67%) DRM
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Android Development
4 1 (8.33%) Cross-Platform Development
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) C
2 6 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) ActionScript
4 2 (16.67%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (16.67%) BrightScript
4 2 (16.67%) CoffeeScript
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (16.67%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (16.67%) MuleSoft
2 2 (16.67%) Roku