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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 402 410 370
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -40
Contract jobs citing Lua 6 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.022% 0.065%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.065% 0.053% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 13
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£250 - £270
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 - £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £478 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.22% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
9270 9353 8879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.60% 41.26% 41.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6731 6929 6399
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 63 120
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.00 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £160.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 26 May 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
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 26 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Lua
England

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 13 (72.22%) C++
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) Java
3 11 (61.11%) Linux
4 10 (55.56%) C#
4 10 (55.56%) Finance
5 9 (50.00%) JIRA
6 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
7 5 (27.78%) Games
7 5 (27.78%) Python
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) Windows
7 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
7 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
8 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (22.22%) Game Development
8 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 4 (22.22%) JUnit
8 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
8 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
8 4 (22.22%) Middleware
8 4 (22.22%) Perforce
8 4 (22.22%) Maya
8 4 (22.22%) Workflow
8 4 (22.22%) Validation
8 4 (22.22%) CruiseControl

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Maya
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) IDOL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) JIRA
2 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (22.22%) JUnit
3 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 4 (22.22%) CruiseControl
4 2 (11.11%) Selenium
4 2 (11.11%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Programmer
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (22.22%) Build Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Real Time Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) LINQ
2 1 (5.56%) Corona SDK
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Games
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
2 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) Workflow
2 4 (22.22%) Validation
2 4 (22.22%) Game Development
3 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Low Latency
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C++
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) Java
3 10 (55.56%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) Python
4 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.11%) VBA
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCSD
1 1 (5.56%) MCDBA
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Perforce
3 1 (5.56%) Sybase
3 1 (5.56%) HP