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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 411 430 423
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Contract jobs citing Lua 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.013% 0.024%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.039% 0.030% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-29.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
10176 9960 11003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.91% 41.61% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7508 7025 7841
Average daily rate £450 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 61 84
Average hourly rate £29.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.13 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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
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 28 August 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) Python
3 7 (70.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (50.00%) CruiseControl
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) Game Development
5 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
5 5 (50.00%) Middleware
5 5 (50.00%) Workflow
5 5 (50.00%) Validation
5 5 (50.00%) Games
5 5 (50.00%) Perforce
5 5 (50.00%) Maya
5 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (50.00%) C++
5 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) User Experience
7 2 (20.00%) Grunt
7 2 (20.00%) Bower
7 2 (20.00%) Node.js
7 2 (20.00%) Jasmine
7 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (20.00%) Semantic HTML
7 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) IDOL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (50.00%) CruiseControl
1 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Grunt
2 2 (20.00%) Bower
2 2 (20.00%) webpack
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Build Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) AWS Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (20.00%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) LINQ
3 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) Game Development
2 5 (50.00%) Workflow
2 5 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) Python
3 7 (70.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) C++
6 2 (20.00%) Smalltalk
6 2 (20.00%) Ruby
7 1 (10.00%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (10.00%) BrightScript
7 1 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (10.00%) Perl
7 1 (10.00%) PHP
7 1 (10.00%) VBScript
7 1 (10.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSD
1 1 (10.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Perforce
3 1 (10.00%) HP