Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 January 2019 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 153 131 151
Rank change year-on-year -22 +20 +10
Contract jobs citing Lua 1 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.034% 0.36% 0.064%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.077% 0.79% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Manchester median daily rate - £449 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.60% +25.00%
North West median daily rate - £449 £375
% change year-on-year - +19.60% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,295 1,262 1,270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 44.00% 45.41% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 938 913 908
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £508
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 19
Manchester median hourly rate £26.86 £18.71 £29.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.55% -36.63% -5.52%
10th Percentile £17.60 £12.75 £14.63
90th Percentile £40.68 £45.60 £44.75
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year -6.52% +0.65% +4.05%

Lua
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Lua in Manchester

Lua
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lua in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Lua also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Lua.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineering

Lua
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript