The table below looks at the statistics for Lua skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lua over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lua
Rank 616 633 636
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Contract jobs citing Lua 8 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.023% 0.035%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.040% 0.061% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 16
Median daily rate £365 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.15% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £365 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £490 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-24.73% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20223 21403 21553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.88% 38.66% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13904 14579 14605
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 549 422
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Lua
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Lua as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Lua Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lua
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lua within the UK.

Lua Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Lua
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lua within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Lua Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Lua
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lua within the UK.

Lua Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Lua
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lua within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 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
England +5 7 £365 -23.15% 8
South West +9 2 £345 -27.36% 1
Manchester +4 2 £375 +25.00%
North West +2 2 £375 +25.00%
Bristol - 2 £345 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 - - 3
London -2 1 £625 - 1
Scotland - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 with a requirement for Lua.

1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 14 (58.33%) Python
4 11 (45.83%) JSON
5 10 (41.67%) Apache
6 9 (37.50%) Java
6 9 (37.50%) C++
7 8 (33.33%) VB
7 8 (33.33%) Linux
7 8 (33.33%) LDAP
7 8 (33.33%) HTTP
7 8 (33.33%) HTTPS
7 8 (33.33%) SAML
7 8 (33.33%) Tivoli
7 8 (33.33%) TDD
7 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 8 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (33.33%) Microservices
8 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
8 7 (29.17%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (20.83%) Games
9 5 (20.83%) OO
9 5 (20.83%) Unix
9 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (20.83%) Web Development
10 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
10 4 (16.67%) Scrum
10 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
10 4 (16.67%) Node.js
11 3 (12.50%) REST

Lua
Top Related IT Skills 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 10 (41.67%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) nginx
3 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (8.33%) Mule
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudTrail
1 1 (4.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) HTTP
1 8 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 8 (33.33%) LDAP
2 2 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (4.17%) IPsec
3 1 (4.17%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) Redis
3 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) Vagrant
3 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.17%) Ant
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (4.17%) Artifactory
4 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
4 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.17%) GNU Toolchain
4 1 (4.17%) Maven
4 1 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (20.83%) Games
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Digital Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C++ Games Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Games Developer
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Scripter
4 2 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) Python Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Test Scripter
5 1 (4.17%) Hadoop Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) JSON
2 8 (33.33%) SAML
3 4 (16.67%) Node.js
4 3 (12.50%) REST
5 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.33%) CSS
5 2 (8.33%) DirectX
5 2 (8.33%) Drools
5 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
5 2 (8.33%) HTML
5 2 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (8.33%) OpenGL
5 2 (8.33%) Pyramid
5 2 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (8.33%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (4.17%) CryEngine
6 1 (4.17%) Sensu
6 1 (4.17%) Web Services
6 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
1 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
1 2 (8.33%) Digital TV
1 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (8.33%) Raspberry Pi
1 2 (8.33%) STB
2 1 (4.17%) Arduino
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) RIA
2 1 (4.17%) Streaming Video
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Unix
3 3 (12.50%) Android
3 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Microservices
2 8 (33.33%) TDD
3 7 (29.17%) Extreme Programming
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.83%) OO
4 5 (20.83%) Web Development
5 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) DevOps
6 3 (12.50%) Open Source
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (8.33%) Game Development
7 2 (8.33%) Kanban
7 2 (8.33%) MVC
7 2 (8.33%) Pair Programming
7 2 (8.33%) SOLID
7 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 14 (58.33%) Python
3 9 (37.50%) C++
3 9 (37.50%) Java
4 8 (33.33%) VB
5 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 3 (12.50%) C
6 3 (12.50%) Ruby
7 2 (8.33%) C#
7 2 (8.33%) Go
7 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (8.33%) SQL
8 1 (4.17%) ActionScript
8 1 (4.17%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (4.17%) BrightScript
8 1 (4.17%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (4.17%) Perl
8 1 (4.17%) PHP
8 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) iptables
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.17%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) HAProxy
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Atlassian
1 2 (8.33%) MuleSoft
2 1 (4.17%) Roku
2 1 (4.17%) VMware
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