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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank 417 427 396
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -31
Contract jobs citing Lua 3 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.028% 0.039%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.029% 0.064% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £375 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £375 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £503 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £298
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +26.05%
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
10172 10931 10384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.53% 43.49% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7298 7805 7252
Average daily rate £425 £426 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 91 136
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.75 £59.10 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surbiton - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Lua
England

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) ActionScript
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 6 (66.67%) Photoshop
1 6 (66.67%) Flash
1 6 (66.67%) Games
1 6 (66.67%) User Experience
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
2 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
3 3 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0
3 3 (33.33%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Graphic Design
4 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Android
4 2 (22.22%) iPhone
4 2 (22.22%) Game Development
4 2 (22.22%) Social Gaming
4 2 (22.22%) Android Development
4 2 (22.22%) iOS Development
4 2 (22.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile Games
4 2 (22.22%) MS Visio

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (22.22%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (66.67%) Games
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Interactive Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Games Developer
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ActionScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) Flash
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) MFC
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) Robotlegs
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Graphic Design
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) iPhone
2 2 (22.22%) Social Gaming
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Games
3 1 (11.11%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
2 2 (22.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
2 2 (22.22%) Game Development
2 2 (22.22%) Android Development
2 2 (22.22%) iOS Development
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) ActionScript
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
3 3 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) BrightScript
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Perforce
1 1 (11.11%) Roku
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