The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 West 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank 139 110 131
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +21
Contract jobs citing Lua 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.099% 0.047% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.14% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£450 - £394
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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1121 720 1035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.86% 33.63% 33.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 449 561
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 44 85
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.22 £13.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Lua
England

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
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 1 August 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
Gloucestershire -14 3 £450 - 1
Dorset - - - -
Lua
England

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 4 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Release Management
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (75.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (50.00%) Big Data
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) Struts
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (25.00%) Sun Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 4 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (75.00%) Ant
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) Struts
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Release Management
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Sun