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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lua over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lua
Rank 146 153 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Lua 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.063% 0.096% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £475 £463
% change year-on-year
-24.73% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
1151 1292 1144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.18% 31.10% 35.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 799 751
Median daily rate £388 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 57 30
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £13.50 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.95 £47.33 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Lua
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Lua as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lua within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 2 £375 +25.00%
Lua
England

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 North West region with a requirement for Lua.

1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) JSON
2 8 (72.73%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (72.73%) Microservices
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) VB
2 8 (72.73%) Apache
2 8 (72.73%) LDAP
2 8 (72.73%) HTTP
2 8 (72.73%) HTTPS
2 8 (72.73%) SAML
2 8 (72.73%) Tivoli
3 7 (63.64%) Extreme Programming
3 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Web Development
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) Games
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) C++
6 2 (18.18%) OpenGL
6 2 (18.18%) DirectX
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (18.18%) Open Source
6 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
6 2 (18.18%) Game Development
6 2 (18.18%) Unreal Engine

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (72.73%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) HTTP
1 8 (72.73%) HTTPS
1 8 (72.73%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (27.27%) Games
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Digital Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Games Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Games Developer
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) JSON
1 8 (72.73%) SAML
2 2 (18.18%) DirectX
2 2 (18.18%) OpenGL
2 2 (18.18%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (9.09%) CryEngine
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Microservices
3 7 (63.64%) Extreme Programming
4 4 (36.36%) Web Development
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (18.18%) Game Development
6 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
6 2 (18.18%) Open Source
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 1 (9.09%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 1 (9.09%) MVC
7 1 (9.09%) OO
7 1 (9.09%) OOD
7 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
7 1 (9.09%) Post-Production
7 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
7 1 (9.09%) TDD
7 1 (9.09%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) VB
2 3 (27.27%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Tivoli