The table below looks at the statistics for Go skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Go over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Go (Golang)
Rank 549 552 569
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Contract jobs citing Go 40 25 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.050% 0.004%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.13% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 2
Average daily rate
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£438 £475 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +27.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £463 -
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Go
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20515 18848 19009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.60% 37.46% 39.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14013 12142 12158
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 383 513
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

Go
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Go across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Go Jobs Demand Trend in England

Go
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Go across the England region.

Go Daily Rate Trend in England

Go
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Go across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Go Daily Rate Histogram in England

Go
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +26 31 £438 -9.32% 23
Yorkshire - 6 £425 -
North West - 4 £438 - 2
North East - 1 £338 -
West Midlands - 1 £550 -
East of England - 1 £475 -
Go
UK

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Go also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Go.

1 64 (59.81%) Ruby
2 61 (57.01%) Java
3 58 (54.21%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (49.53%) Puppet
5 50 (46.73%) Python
6 48 (44.86%) MongoDB
7 46 (42.99%) DevOps
8 42 (39.25%) Ansible
9 39 (36.45%) Scala
10 36 (33.64%) Amazon AWS
10 36 (33.64%) Linux
11 35 (32.71%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (28.97%) PostgreSQL
12 31 (28.97%) Git (software)
12 31 (28.97%) Opscode Chef
13 29 (27.10%) Docker
13 29 (27.10%) Open Source
14 26 (24.30%) Microsoft Azure
14 26 (24.30%) JavaScript
15 25 (23.36%) TDD
15 25 (23.36%) Ruby on Rails
15 25 (23.36%) Node.js
16 24 (22.43%) Configuration Management
17 23 (21.50%) MySQL
17 23 (21.50%) Jenkins
18 22 (20.56%) Finance
19 19 (17.76%) TCP/IP
20 18 (16.82%) PHP
20 18 (16.82%) HTTP
21 17 (15.89%) SSL

Go
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Go also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Go. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (23.36%) Node.js
2 7 (6.54%) Drupal
2 7 (6.54%) Alfresco
3 6 (5.61%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.74%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.74%) JBoss
5 2 (1.87%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.93%) Apache
6 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.93%) CMS
6 1 (0.93%) Zope
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.93%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 36 (33.64%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (24.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (14.95%) PaaS
4 15 (14.02%) Heroku
5 3 (2.80%) GitHub
5 3 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.93%) IaaS
6 1 (0.93%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.76%) TCP/IP
2 18 (16.82%) HTTP
3 17 (15.89%) SSL
4 12 (11.21%) Network Security
5 2 (1.87%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.87%) OpenFlow
5 2 (1.87%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (1.87%) LAN
5 2 (1.87%) WAN
6 1 (0.93%) DNS
6 1 (0.93%) Internet
6 1 (0.93%) SSH
6 1 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (44.86%) MongoDB
2 31 (28.97%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (21.50%) MySQL
4 11 (10.28%) Redis
5 9 (8.41%) Hadoop
6 6 (5.61%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (4.67%) MariaDB
8 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.87%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.87%) HBase
10 1 (0.93%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.93%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.93%) Big Data
10 1 (0.93%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 31 (28.97%) Git (software)
2 23 (21.50%) Jenkins
3 17 (15.89%) Mercurial
3 17 (15.89%) Subversion
4 16 (14.95%) Cucumber
5 9 (8.41%) RSpec
6 7 (6.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (5.61%) Maven
8 5 (4.67%) Grunt
8 5 (4.67%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.87%) Gerrit
9 2 (1.87%) Mockito
9 2 (1.87%) gulp
10 1 (0.93%) JIRA
10 1 (0.93%) Selenium
10 1 (0.93%) Capybara
10 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.93%) JUnit
10 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 22 (20.56%) Finance
2 15 (14.02%) Front Office
3 5 (4.67%) Marketing
4 2 (1.87%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (57.01%) Developer
2 22 (20.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (15.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (8.41%) RAD Developer
5 8 (7.48%) Java Developer
6 7 (6.54%) Ruby Developer
7 5 (4.67%) Architect
8 4 (3.74%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.74%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (3.74%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (3.74%) AWS Developer
8 4 (3.74%) DevOps Specialist
9 3 (2.80%) Front Office Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Technical Architect
9 3 (2.80%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Python Developer
10 2 (1.87%) Node.js Developer
11 1 (0.93%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.36%) Ruby on Rails
2 14 (13.08%) Kafka
3 12 (11.21%) HTML
4 10 (9.35%) Web Services
4 10 (9.35%) Backbone.js
4 10 (9.35%) HTML5
4 10 (9.35%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (9.35%) REST
5 9 (8.41%) CSS
6 8 (7.48%) Symfony
6 8 (7.48%) AngularJS
7 6 (5.61%) .NET
8 5 (4.67%) Ember.js
9 4 (3.74%) Spring
9 4 (3.74%) SOAP
9 4 (3.74%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (3.74%) Sass
10 3 (2.80%) jQuery
10 3 (2.80%) React
11 2 (1.87%) Meteor
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.74%) Social Network
3 3 (2.80%) Economics
3 3 (2.80%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.80%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (33.64%) Linux
2 11 (10.28%) UNIX
3 7 (6.54%) Windows
3 7 (6.54%) Mac OS X
4 5 (4.67%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.74%) CentOS
6 3 (2.80%) Android
6 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.93%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (54.21%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (42.99%) DevOps
3 35 (32.71%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (27.10%) Open Source
5 25 (23.36%) TDD
6 24 (22.43%) Configuration Management
7 15 (14.02%) RAD
8 14 (13.08%) Scrum
9 13 (12.15%) Load Balancing
10 12 (11.21%) BDD
11 11 (10.28%) E-Commerce
12 9 (8.41%) MVC
12 9 (8.41%) Quantitative Analysis
13 7 (6.54%) Continuous Delivery
14 6 (5.61%) Kanban
14 6 (5.61%) Pair Programming
15 5 (4.67%) Microservices
16 4 (3.74%) Test Automation
17 3 (2.80%) Mobile Application Development
17 3 (2.80%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (59.81%) Ruby
2 61 (57.01%) Java
3 50 (46.73%) Python
4 39 (36.45%) Scala
5 26 (24.30%) JavaScript
6 18 (16.82%) PHP
7 8 (7.48%) Shell Script
7 8 (7.48%) Clojure
8 7 (6.54%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.74%) C#
9 4 (3.74%) SQL
9 4 (3.74%) VBA
10 3 (2.80%) C++
10 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.80%) Groovy
11 2 (1.87%) Erlang
12 1 (0.93%) C
12 1 (0.93%) Haskell
12 1 (0.93%) F#
Qualifications
1 8 (7.48%) SC Cleared
1 8 (7.48%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.74%) Degree
3 2 (1.87%) HP ASE
3 2 (1.87%) HP MASE
3 2 (1.87%) CCIE
3 2 (1.87%) CCNP
3 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.87%) RHCE
3 2 (1.87%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (27.10%) Docker
2 2 (1.87%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.93%) Xen
3 1 (0.93%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 53 (49.53%) Puppet
2 42 (39.25%) Ansible
3 31 (28.97%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (15.89%) Salt
5 10 (9.35%) Vagrant
5 10 (9.35%) ZABBIX
6 4 (3.74%) Nagios
7 3 (2.80%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.87%) Kibana
8 2 (1.87%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.87%) logstash
9 1 (0.93%) Mesos
Vendors
1 8 (7.48%) VMware
2 7 (6.54%) Percona
3 4 (3.74%) SaltStack
4 2 (1.87%) hybris
4 2 (1.87%) F5
4 2 (1.87%) Brocade
4 2 (1.87%) Cisco
4 2 (1.87%) HP
4 2 (1.87%) Juniper
5 1 (0.93%) ATG
5 1 (0.93%) IBM
5 1 (0.93%) Zend
5 1 (0.93%) Google
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle
5 1 (0.93%) Facebook
5 1 (0.93%) Twitter
5 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
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