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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lua
Rank 133 134 141
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Lua 6 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.26% 0.099%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 0.68% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £399 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1130 1174 1194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.91% 38.13% 39.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 784 785
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 71 54
Median hourly rate £39.00 £35.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.19 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.80 £55.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 27 June 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
Gloucestershire -8 3 £505 +9.18%
Lua
England

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South West region with a requirement for Lua.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) Python
3 7 (70.00%) ClearCase
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) Perl
3 7 (70.00%) PHP
3 7 (70.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (70.00%) Unix
3 7 (70.00%) OO
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Subversion
3 7 (70.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) Apache Ivy
4 6 (60.00%) Maven
4 6 (60.00%) Ant
4 6 (60.00%) Release Management
5 5 (50.00%) Big Data
6 4 (40.00%) Sun
6 4 (40.00%) Sun Certification
7 3 (30.00%) SPSS
7 3 (30.00%) MATLAB
7 3 (30.00%) JBoss
7 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (30.00%) Degree
7 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
7 3 (30.00%) C++
7 3 (30.00%) Statistics
7 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills

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 3 (30.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) ClearCase
1 7 (70.00%) Subversion
1 7 (70.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (60.00%) Ant
2 6 (60.00%) Apache Ivy
2 6 (60.00%) Maven
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Data Scientist
2 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (30.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) Ergonomics
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) Release Management
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) Python
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) Perl
3 7 (70.00%) PHP
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) MATLAB
4 3 (30.00%) R
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Sun Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Sun
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle