The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 27 June 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
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 135 135
Contract jobs citing Lua 0 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.53% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 7
Median daily rate - £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £414 £399
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 the South West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1020 1130 1174
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 37.35% 37.91% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 711 784
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 80 71
Median hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.79% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £25.00 £20.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.80 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Lua
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Lua
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lua in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South West region with a requirement for Lua.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OpenWrt
2 1 (50.00%) BusyBox
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering

Lua
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C++
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) BusyBox