The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank 407 371 418
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +47
Contract jobs citing Lua 5 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.083% 0.018%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.051% 0.21% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 4
Average daily rate £400 £250 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -27.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £227 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £269 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate - £235 £375
% change year-on-year
- -37.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9782 8774 10499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.43% 40.61% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7143 6354 7145
Average daily rate £425 £450 £434
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 100 118
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £48.56 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Lua
England

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lua within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -14 2 - - 1
Lua
England

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 19 (65.52%) Java
2 18 (62.07%) Linux
3 15 (51.72%) Python
3 15 (51.72%) Finance
3 15 (51.72%) Migration
3 15 (51.72%) Puppet
4 12 (41.38%) Perl
5 11 (37.93%) Ruby
6 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
6 10 (34.48%) N-Tier
7 8 (27.59%) SQL
7 8 (27.59%) TDD
8 7 (24.14%) Games
9 6 (20.69%) C#
9 6 (20.69%) C++
9 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (17.24%) HTML
10 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
10 5 (17.24%) CSS
10 5 (17.24%) UNIX
10 5 (17.24%) OO
10 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
10 5 (17.24%) Scrum
11 4 (13.79%) FitNesse
11 4 (13.79%) JSON
11 4 (13.79%) JIRA
11 4 (13.79%) JBoss
11 4 (13.79%) Flash
11 4 (13.79%) SSL
11 4 (13.79%) XML

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (3.45%) Node.js
1 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) SSL
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) FitNesse
1 4 (13.79%) JIRA
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) Maven
2 2 (6.90%) IntelliJ
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Games
3 3 (10.34%) Marketing
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Interactive Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (10.34%) Programmer
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.45%) User Experience Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Sybase Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Flash Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Programmer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) HTML
1 5 (17.24%) CSS
2 4 (13.79%) JSON
2 4 (13.79%) Flash
2 4 (13.79%) XML
2 4 (13.79%) REST
3 3 (10.34%) HTML5
4 2 (6.90%) OpenGL
4 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) Robotlegs
4 2 (6.90%) Android NDK
5 1 (3.45%) MFC
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) N-Tier
2 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Streaming Video
3 2 (6.90%) Fixed Income
3 2 (6.90%) Equities
3 2 (6.90%) Xbox
4 1 (3.45%) New Media
4 1 (3.45%) iPad
4 1 (3.45%) Social Gaming
4 1 (3.45%) iPhone
4 1 (3.45%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) UNIX
3 3 (10.34%) Android
4 2 (6.90%) Windows
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.45%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Migration
2 8 (27.59%) TDD
3 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.24%) OO
4 5 (17.24%) Scrum
5 3 (10.34%) Game Development
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.90%) DRM
6 2 (6.90%) MVC
6 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.90%) Low Latency
6 2 (6.90%) Android Development
6 2 (6.90%) Memory Management
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.45%) Product Management
7 1 (3.45%) OOP
7 1 (3.45%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) Java
2 15 (51.72%) Python
3 12 (41.38%) Perl
4 11 (37.93%) Ruby
5 8 (27.59%) SQL
6 6 (20.69%) C#
6 6 (20.69%) C++
7 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
8 4 (13.79%) VBScript
8 4 (13.79%) ActionScript
8 4 (13.79%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (3.45%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 15 (51.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) JBoss
1 4 (13.79%) Sybase
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Google
2 2 (6.90%) Reuters
2 2 (6.90%) Bloomberg