The first table below looks at the demand for Lua skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lua over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South East region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank 238 225 245
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Contract jobs citing Lua 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.043% 0.059% 0.060%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate
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- £450 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +104.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2943 2910 3044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.97% 34.33% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1613 1485 1525
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 150 190
Average hourly rate £36.57 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £17.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Lua
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Lua
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Lua Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Lua
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Lua Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Lua
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lua across the South East region.

Lua Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Lua
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lua within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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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
East Sussex -4 4 - - 2
Surrey - - - - 1
Lua
England

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
2 6 (54.55%) Kerberos
2 6 (54.55%) VB
2 6 (54.55%) IIS
2 6 (54.55%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) IDOL
2 6 (54.55%) Google
2 6 (54.55%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (54.55%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 4 (36.36%) C
3 4 (36.36%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) CA
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) ActionScript
5 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
5 1 (9.09%) Flash
5 1 (9.09%) MS Office
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) Content Management
5 1 (9.09%) Information Management
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
1 6 (54.55%) IIS
1 6 (54.55%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) IDOL
General
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) C Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Search Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) Flash
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) VB
2 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
2 4 (36.36%) C
2 4 (36.36%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Google
3 4 (36.36%) CA