The table below looks at the statistics for Lua skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lua over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lua
Rank 166 164 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Lua 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.099% 0.026% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.080% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £345 £483 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £466 -
% change year-on-year
-11.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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 North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1405 1256 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.92% 32.10% 31.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 906 796 546
Average daily rate £375 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 28 35
Average hourly rate £39.25 £37.00 £37.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% -1.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £15.00 £18.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £46.09 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

Lua
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lua across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Lua Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Lua
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lua across the North West region.

Lua Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Lua
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lua within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Lancashire - 4 £345 -
Lua
England

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) JSON
2 4 (57.14%) VB
2 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) LDAP
2 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
2 4 (57.14%) SAML
2 4 (57.14%) Tivoli
2 4 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (57.14%) Microservices
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Node.js
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) Express
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Product Management
5 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) Linux

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (57.14%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) Node.js
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
1 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
1 4 (57.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Applications Developer
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) JSON
1 4 (57.14%) SAML
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Microservices
2 3 (42.86%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat