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 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lua
Rank 138 141 148
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Lua 1 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% 0.27% 0.064%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.087% 0.69% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Median daily rate £500 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £310 £438
% change year-on-year
+69.35% -29.14%
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
1147 1298 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.43% 38.71% 36.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 869 718
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 98 48
Median hourly rate £41.50 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £19.90 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) ClearCase
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 4 (57.14%) Ant
3 4 (57.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 4 (57.14%) Maven
3 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Release Management
3 4 (57.14%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
4 3 (42.86%) R
4 3 (42.86%) Big Data
4 3 (42.86%) Monte Carlo Method
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (42.86%) Statistics
4 3 (42.86%) SPSS
4 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
4 3 (42.86%) C++

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%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Ant
1 4 (57.14%) Apache Ivy
1 4 (57.14%) ClearCase
1 4 (57.14%) Maven
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
1 4 (57.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Data Scientist
2 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
1 3 (42.86%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Ergonomics
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) Release Management
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Monte Carlo Method
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) PHP
4 3 (42.86%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
4 3 (42.86%) R
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Sun