The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lua
England / London
Rank 402 438 409
Rank change year-on-year +36 -29  
Contract jobs citing Lua 4 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.021% 0.009% 0.052%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.045% 0.021% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 11
Median daily rate £460 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 - £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 - £488
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 £43.75 - £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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 8970 9394 8809
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 46.07% 42.45% 41.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6668 7039 6373
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 55 44
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +18.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.86 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Lua
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Lua
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lua in London

Lua
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lua in London

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 London region with a requirement for Lua.

1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Redis
1 3 (60.00%) nginx
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) SSH
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 3 (60.00%) nginx
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (20.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) IPsec
2 1 (20.00%) OpenVPN
2 1 (20.00%) SSH
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Redis
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Android Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Android Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Vision Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Architect
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) OpenCL
2 1 (20.00%) OpenCV
2 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Robotlegs
2 1 (20.00%) Sensu
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (20.00%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Vision
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) Image Processing
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (20.00%) BrightScript
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
1 1 (20.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Forum Sentry
1 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Roku
2 1 (20.00%) VMware