The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for Lua skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Lua over the 3 months to 28 March 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 47 50
Contract jobs citing Lua 0 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 0.89% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.71% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 9
Median daily rate - £450 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 £478
% change year-on-year - -5.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £37.50

Lua is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 145 234 278
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 43.67% 51.88% 58.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 95 187
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £306 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 16
Median hourly rate £41.25 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £42.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Lua
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire citing Lua as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Lua in Gloucestershire

Lua
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lua in Gloucestershire