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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lua
Rank 425 417 416
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Lua 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.023% 0.027% 0.022%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.052% 0.065% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £200 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £478 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.69% +6.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
9632 9269 9347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.66% 41.58% 41.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7338 6730 6927
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 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 70 63
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £52.19 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 27 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 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) SOAP
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) VxWorks
2 5 (71.43%) C
2 5 (71.43%) Barracuda Networks
2 5 (71.43%) JSON
2 5 (71.43%) REST
2 5 (71.43%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (57.14%) XML-RPC
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Replication
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) ServiceStack
4 2 (28.57%) Go
4 2 (28.57%) Docker
4 2 (28.57%) SELinux
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Microservices
4 2 (28.57%) LXC
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
4 2 (28.57%) Threat Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)

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 (28.57%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) JSON
1 5 (71.43%) REST
1 5 (71.43%) SOAP
1 5 (71.43%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) XML-RPC
3 2 (28.57%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
2 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
1 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
1 2 (28.57%) Microservices
1 2 (28.57%) Scrum
1 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
1 2 (28.57%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) C
3 2 (28.57%) Go
3 2 (28.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
1 2 (28.57%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Barracuda Networks
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