The table below looks at the statistics for Lua skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lua over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lua
England / South West
Rank 132 147 138
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing Lua 4 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.35% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 8
Median daily rate - £463 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £463 £478
% change year-on-year
- -3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1077 1154 1196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.71% 38.56% 37.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 724 770
Median daily rate £389 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 95 59
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.59% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.60 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

Lua
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South West

Lua
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Lua Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Lua
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Somerset - 4 - -
Lua
England

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 South West region with a requirement for Lua.

1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) Embedded C++
3 4 (57.14%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) STB
5 2 (28.57%) Digital TV
5 2 (28.57%) BusyBox
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) OpenWrt
5 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (28.57%) C
6 1 (14.29%) Big Data
6 1 (14.29%) Analytics
6 1 (14.29%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
6 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
6 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
6 1 (14.29%) Apache
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) Perl

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Ant
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Hadoop Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Digital TV
1 2 (28.57%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (28.57%) OpenWrt
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C++
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded C++
2 3 (42.86%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) BusyBox