Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Lua skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Lua over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Lua
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 841 848 831
Rank change year-on-year +7 -17 -10
Contract jobs citing Lua 14 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.015% 0.024% 0.033%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.035% 0.058% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 31
England median daily rate £445 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.00% +42.86% -22.22%
10th Percentile £388 £335 £300
90th Percentile £471 £578 £500
UK median daily rate £445 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -1.11% +28.57% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
England median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK median hourly rate - - £40.00

Lua is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 40061 39387 40208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.24% 40.48% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28242 27279 27548
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £638 £594 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 756 814 952
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +22.79%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.52 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

Lua
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Lua as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Lua in England

Lua
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lua in England

Lua
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lua in England

Lua
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lua within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +50 8 £461 -12.19%
North West +20 8 £461 -12.19%
South East - 4 £400 - 3
South West -10 1 - -
London -26 1 £450 +12.50% 5
Lua
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Lua.

1 6 (42.86%) Middleware
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) DataPower
1 6 (42.86%) Forum Sentry
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) NetBeans
3 4 (28.57%) StarTeam
3 4 (28.57%) Requirements Management
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
3 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 4 (28.57%) SNMP
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) SDLC
3 4 (28.57%) Driving Licence
4 2 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (7.14%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (7.14%) Signal Processing

Lua
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SNMP
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 4 (28.57%) NetBeans
1 4 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (28.57%) StarTeam
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Ant
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) DataPower
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (28.57%) Requirements Management
2 4 (28.57%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Release Management
3 1 (7.14%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (7.14%) Signal Processing
3 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft