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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lua over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank 139 109 129
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +20
Contract jobs citing Lua 10 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.046% 0.068%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
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£450 - £385
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 - £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 - £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £383
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1203 786 1163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.63% 36.37% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 513 611
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 69 97
Average hourly rate £38.00 £31.90 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.12% -8.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.76 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Lua
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lua across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lua across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Lua Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lua within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
Gloucestershire -2 9 £450 - 3
Devon - - - -
Lua
England

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 13 (100.00%) UNIX
1 13 (100.00%) Python
2 11 (84.62%) ClearCase
2 11 (84.62%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 11 (84.62%) Perl
2 11 (84.62%) PHP
2 11 (84.62%) Ant
2 11 (84.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Subversion
2 11 (84.62%) OO
2 11 (84.62%) Maven
2 11 (84.62%) Release Management
2 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (84.62%) Apache Ivy
3 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
4 8 (61.54%) Sun
4 8 (61.54%) Sun Certification
5 7 (53.85%) DV Cleared
6 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
7 5 (38.46%) J2EE
8 4 (30.77%) Ruby
8 4 (30.77%) User Stories
9 3 (23.08%) Big Data
9 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
9 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
9 3 (23.08%) jQuery
9 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
1 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) ClearCase
1 11 (84.62%) Ant
1 11 (84.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 11 (84.62%) Subversion
1 11 (84.62%) Maven
1 11 (84.62%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
1 11 (84.62%) Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) J2EE
2 3 (23.08%) jQuery
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
2 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
2 3 (23.08%) Struts
3 2 (15.38%) POSIX
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (84.62%) OO
1 11 (84.62%) Release Management
1 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
3 4 (30.77%) User Stories
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Python
2 11 (84.62%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 11 (84.62%) Perl
2 11 (84.62%) PHP
3 4 (30.77%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) Sun Certification
3 7 (53.85%) DV Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) OCPJP
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Sun
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £440 - £516 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 days ago