The table below looks at the statistics for Go skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Go over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Go (Golang)
Rank 399 533 578
Rank change year-on-year
+134 +45
Contract jobs citing Go 213 97 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.19% 0.080%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.14% 0.49% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 90 37
Median daily rate £513 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
18626 19640 19319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.62% 39.05% 37.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12887 13530 13344
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 498 396
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.12 £16.25 £16.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%

Go
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Go as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 11 December 2016.

Go Daily Rate Histogram in England

Go
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Go Hourly Rate Trend in England

Go
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the England region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +71 158 £525 +16.66% 50
South East +38 19 £475 -13.63% 2
East of England - 11 £575 - 2
North West - 10 £350 - 5
Yorkshire +26 7 £550 +41.93% 1
South West - 4 £469 - 2
Midlands - 2 £500 -
West Midlands - 2 £463 - 2
East Midlands - 1 - -
Go
UK

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Go 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 England region with a requirement for Go.

1 247 (64.32%) DevOps
2 227 (59.11%) Ruby
3 225 (58.59%) Linux
4 196 (51.04%) Java
5 189 (49.22%) Python
6 179 (46.61%) Docker
7 153 (39.84%) Amazon AWS
8 144 (37.50%) Ansible
9 131 (34.11%) Agile Software Development
10 117 (30.47%) Opscode Chef
11 107 (27.86%) Jenkins
12 97 (25.26%) Continuous Integration
13 96 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
14 93 (24.22%) Kubernetes
15 92 (23.96%) Puppet
16 91 (23.70%) Git (software)
17 88 (22.92%) TDD
18 78 (20.31%) Redis
19 77 (20.05%) Configuration Management
20 76 (19.79%) Security Cleared
21 75 (19.53%) TCP/IP
22 74 (19.27%) HTTP
22 74 (19.27%) MongoDB
23 73 (19.01%) SC Cleared
23 73 (19.01%) JavaScript
24 69 (17.97%) Terraform
25 67 (17.45%) Node.js
26 62 (16.15%) Open Source
26 62 (16.15%) CoreOS
27 60 (15.63%) MySQL

Go
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 53 (13.80%) OpenStack
2 52 (13.54%) Elasticsearch
3 44 (11.46%) Cloud Foundry
4 27 (7.03%) nginx
5 25 (6.51%) Apache
6 20 (5.21%) Apache Spark
7 17 (4.43%) WebSphere
8 11 (2.86%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.08%) JBoss
10 6 (1.56%) Apache Solr
11 5 (1.30%) Confluence
12 4 (1.04%) IIS
13 3 (0.78%) SAS
13 3 (0.78%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.52%) Jetty
14 2 (0.52%) Mule
14 2 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
15 1 (0.26%) CloudStack
15 1 (0.26%) Mongrel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.26%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 153 (39.84%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (14.84%) GitHub
3 53 (13.80%) PaaS
4 41 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 27 (7.03%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (4.95%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (3.65%) Heroku
8 10 (2.60%) Amazon S3
9 9 (2.34%) IaaS
9 9 (2.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
10 8 (2.08%) Amazon EMR
10 8 (2.08%) Amazon Kinesis
10 8 (2.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 8 (2.08%) Route 53
11 7 (1.82%) Datadog
12 6 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.78%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.78%) Slack
14 2 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 75 (19.53%) TCP/IP
2 74 (19.27%) HTTP
3 49 (12.76%) SSL
4 27 (7.03%) DNS
5 18 (4.69%) ICMP
6 15 (3.91%) VPN
7 10 (2.60%) Internet
8 9 (2.34%) AMQP
9 5 (1.30%) DHCP
10 4 (1.04%) Firewall
11 3 (0.78%) Intranet
11 3 (0.78%) IPv4
11 3 (0.78%) IPv6
11 3 (0.78%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.52%) Network Security
12 2 (0.52%) OpenVPN
13 1 (0.26%) BIG-IP
13 1 (0.26%) Broadband
13 1 (0.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 78 (20.31%) Redis
3 74 (19.27%) MongoDB
4 60 (15.63%) MySQL
5 46 (11.98%) NoSQL
6 32 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 21 (5.47%) Big Data
8 20 (5.21%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (1.82%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.56%) SQL Server
10 6 (1.56%) Tick Data
11 5 (1.30%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.30%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (1.04%) MariaDB
12 4 (1.04%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.04%) Riak
13 3 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.78%) HBase
Development Applications
1 107 (27.86%) Jenkins
2 91 (23.70%) Git (software)
3 35 (9.11%) JIRA
4 29 (7.55%) Subversion
5 26 (6.77%) Bitbucket
6 24 (6.25%) GoCD
7 20 (5.21%) Maven
8 19 (4.95%) Artifactory
9 17 (4.43%) GitLab
9 17 (4.43%) Mercurial
10 16 (4.17%) Ant
10 16 (4.17%) Vagrant
11 15 (3.91%) Gradle
12 10 (2.60%) Jasmine
13 8 (2.08%) Bazaar
14 5 (1.30%) SonarQube
14 5 (1.30%) Travis CI
15 4 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (1.04%) JUnit
15 4 (1.04%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (10.42%) Finance
2 22 (5.73%) Retail
3 16 (4.17%) Banking
4 13 (3.39%) Games
5 12 (3.13%) Marketing
6 8 (2.08%) Front Office
6 8 (2.08%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.82%) Electronics
7 7 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.04%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.26%) Automotive
10 1 (0.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 156 (40.63%) Developer
2 136 (35.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (7.81%) AWS DevOps
4 28 (7.29%) AWS Engineer
5 25 (6.51%) Java Developer
6 24 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 23 (5.99%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 22 (5.73%) Linux Engineer
8 22 (5.73%) Software Developer
9 21 (5.47%) Python Developer
10 20 (5.21%) Cloud Engineer
11 19 (4.95%) Consultant
12 18 (4.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 17 (4.43%) Architect
13 17 (4.43%) DevOps Consultant
14 16 (4.17%) Senior DevOps
14 16 (4.17%) Software Engineer
15 14 (3.65%) Ruby Developer
15 14 (3.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 12 (3.13%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (17.45%) Node.js
2 34 (8.85%) Web Services
3 32 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
4 31 (8.07%) REST
5 29 (7.55%) HTML
6 28 (7.29%) AngularJS
7 24 (6.25%) CSS
8 23 (5.99%) ELK Stack
9 22 (5.73%) Sensu
10 15 (3.91%) JSON
11 14 (3.65%) .NET
11 14 (3.65%) Django
11 14 (3.65%) LAMP
11 14 (3.65%) Ruby on Rails
12 13 (3.39%) HTML5
13 12 (3.13%) CGI
14 11 (2.86%) Kafka
15 10 (2.60%) FastCGI
15 10 (2.60%) Memcached
16 9 (2.34%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.47%) Algorithms
2 17 (4.43%) Data Structures
3 16 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.17%) Public Cloud
4 13 (3.39%) Blockchain
5 11 (2.86%) User Experience
6 10 (2.60%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.34%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.34%) Cryptography
8 8 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.08%) Fintech
9 7 (1.82%) Minimum Viable Product
9 7 (1.82%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.56%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.30%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.30%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.04%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.04%) Statistics
13 3 (0.78%) Derivative
13 3 (0.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 225 (58.59%) Linux
2 62 (16.15%) CoreOS
3 43 (11.20%) Unix
4 27 (7.03%) RancherOS
4 27 (7.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (7.03%) Windows
5 11 (2.86%) CentOS
5 11 (2.86%) Ubuntu
6 8 (2.08%) Android
7 7 (1.82%) Solaris
8 5 (1.30%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.04%) SUSE
9 4 (1.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.78%) Debian
11 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (64.32%) DevOps
2 131 (34.11%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (25.26%) Continuous Integration
4 88 (22.92%) TDD
5 77 (20.05%) Configuration Management
6 62 (16.15%) Open Source
7 59 (15.36%) Continuous Delivery
8 50 (13.02%) Microservices
9 47 (12.24%) Security Hardening
10 43 (11.20%) OO
11 36 (9.38%) Software Engineering
12 27 (7.03%) E-Commerce
13 26 (6.77%) BDD
14 25 (6.51%) Unit Testing
15 23 (5.99%) High Availability
16 22 (5.73%) Continuous Deployment
17 21 (5.47%) Mentoring
18 19 (4.95%) Load Balancing
18 19 (4.95%) OOP
19 18 (4.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 227 (59.11%) Ruby
2 196 (51.04%) Java
3 189 (49.22%) Python
4 73 (19.01%) JavaScript
5 57 (14.84%) Scala
6 39 (10.16%) Bash Shell
7 37 (9.64%) C++
7 37 (9.64%) SQL
8 36 (9.38%) C
9 30 (7.81%) C#
10 28 (7.29%) PHP
10 28 (7.29%) Rust
11 24 (6.25%) Perl
12 18 (4.69%) Clojure
13 15 (3.91%) PowerShell
14 13 (3.39%) F#
15 11 (2.86%) Erlang
16 8 (2.08%) R
17 7 (1.82%) Haskell
18 6 (1.56%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 76 (19.79%) Security Cleared
2 73 (19.01%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.34%) Degree
4 8 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.56%) PhD
6 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.26%) CISSP
6 1 (0.26%) CLAS
6 1 (0.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.65%) QA
2 5 (1.30%) GCP
3 3 (0.78%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) SDET
System Software
1 179 (46.61%) Docker
2 50 (13.02%) etcd
3 49 (12.76%) flannel
4 17 (4.43%) Ceph
4 17 (4.43%) GlusterFS
5 13 (3.39%) vSphere
6 9 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.56%) LXC
7 6 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (1.04%) NFS
8 4 (1.04%) Squid
9 3 (0.78%) Active Directory
9 3 (0.78%) vCloud
10 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.26%) Gluster
10 1 (0.26%) HDFS
10 1 (0.26%) Varnish
10 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 144 (37.50%) Ansible
2 117 (30.47%) Opscode Chef
3 93 (24.22%) Kubernetes
4 92 (23.96%) Puppet
5 69 (17.97%) Terraform
6 47 (12.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 47 (12.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 45 (11.72%) Mesos
8 41 (10.68%) Consul
9 35 (9.11%) Marathon
10 34 (8.85%) rkt
11 28 (7.29%) Salt
12 27 (7.03%) logstash
12 27 (7.03%) Rancher
13 18 (4.69%) HAProxy
14 13 (3.39%) Graphite
14 13 (3.39%) Sysdig
15 10 (2.60%) Nagios
16 7 (1.82%) ZABBIX
17 6 (1.56%) Packer
Vendors
1 21 (5.47%) Oracle
2 16 (4.17%) Google
3 12 (3.13%) VMware
4 8 (2.08%) F5
5 7 (1.82%) CheckPoint
5 7 (1.82%) Cisco
5 7 (1.82%) SAP
6 6 (1.56%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.04%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.04%) SaltStack
7 4 (1.04%) Teradata
8 3 (0.78%) Guidewire
8 3 (0.78%) Hortonworks
8 3 (0.78%) Mercator
8 3 (0.78%) MuleSoft
8 3 (0.78%) New Relic
8 3 (0.78%) Rackspace
8 3 (0.78%) Splunk
9 2 (0.52%) IBM
10 1 (0.26%) HP
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