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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Go (Golang)
Rank 446 547 594
Rank change year-on-year
+101 +47
Contract jobs citing Go 189 63 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.12% 0.010%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 0.33% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 47 5
Average daily rate £550 £438 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £400 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £588 £438 £363
% change year-on-year
+34.28% +20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
19655 19035 18508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.37% 37.65% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13648 12535 12214
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 403 434
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

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 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +74 130 £538 +19.44% 32
South East +22 31 £675 +46.73% 2
Yorkshire - 18 £588 - 2
North West -4 8 £450 +2.85% 3
South West - 1 - -
Go
UK

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 213 (69.38%) Ruby
2 198 (64.50%) Java
3 172 (56.03%) DevOps
4 167 (54.40%) Linux
5 159 (51.79%) Amazon AWS
6 152 (49.51%) Python
7 136 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
8 116 (37.79%) Puppet
9 115 (37.46%) Git (software)
10 113 (36.81%) Docker
11 106 (34.53%) Configuration Management
12 104 (33.88%) NoSQL
13 99 (32.25%) Ansible
14 93 (30.29%) SQL
15 87 (28.34%) Continuous Integration
15 87 (28.34%) Kubernetes
16 83 (27.04%) Sensu
17 80 (26.06%) Web Services
17 80 (26.06%) TDD
18 79 (25.73%) logstash
19 78 (25.41%) nginx
20 74 (24.10%) JavaScript
21 72 (23.45%) PostgreSQL
22 71 (23.13%) GitHub
22 71 (23.13%) Graphite
22 71 (23.13%) CoreOS
22 71 (23.13%) Artifactory
23 70 (22.80%) HAProxy
24 69 (22.48%) GlusterFS
24 69 (22.48%) Ceph

Go
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 78 (25.41%) nginx
2 63 (20.52%) Cloud Foundry
3 61 (19.87%) Node.js
4 56 (18.24%) OpenStack
5 14 (4.56%) Tomcat
6 12 (3.91%) JBoss
7 11 (3.58%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (3.26%) IIS
9 9 (2.93%) Apache Spark
10 6 (1.95%) Apache
11 1 (0.33%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.33%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.33%) Confluence
11 1 (0.33%) Jetty
11 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 159 (51.79%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (23.13%) GitHub
3 55 (17.92%) PaaS
4 53 (17.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 40 (13.03%) Heroku
6 17 (5.54%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (3.58%) Amazon S3
9 9 (2.93%) Amazon Glacier
9 9 (2.93%) IaaS
9 9 (2.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (1.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (1.63%) Bluemix
11 5 (1.63%) SaaS
12 2 (0.65%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 2 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.65%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.42%) HTTP
2 27 (8.79%) TCP/IP
3 10 (3.26%) SSL
4 9 (2.93%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (2.61%) AMQP
6 5 (1.63%) Internet
6 5 (1.63%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (0.98%) DNS
7 3 (0.98%) Intranet
8 2 (0.65%) LDAP
9 1 (0.33%) DHCP
9 1 (0.33%) FTP
9 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (33.88%) NoSQL
2 72 (23.45%) PostgreSQL
3 62 (20.20%) Redis
4 56 (18.24%) Apache Cassandra
5 54 (17.59%) MongoDB
6 48 (15.64%) MySQL
7 23 (7.49%) Relational Database
8 11 (3.58%) Neo4j
9 9 (2.93%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (2.61%) Datomic
11 5 (1.63%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.98%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.33%) Big Data
14 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.33%) Jackrabbit
14 1 (0.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 115 (37.46%) Git (software)
2 71 (23.13%) Artifactory
3 69 (22.48%) GitLab
4 66 (21.50%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (2.61%) JIRA
7 6 (1.95%) Travis CI
8 4 (1.30%) Grunt
8 4 (1.30%) gulp
8 4 (1.30%) Maven
9 2 (0.65%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.65%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.33%) Ant
10 1 (0.33%) Mockito
10 1 (0.33%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.33%) Selenium
10 1 (0.33%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (16.94%) Finance
2 12 (3.91%) Banking
3 11 (3.58%) Marketing
4 8 (2.61%) Games
5 6 (1.95%) Retail
6 5 (1.63%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 128 (41.69%) Developer
2 106 (34.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 32 (10.42%) Java Developer
4 28 (9.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 22 (7.17%) Cloud Engineer
5 22 (7.17%) Java Engineer
6 20 (6.51%) Software Developer
6 20 (6.51%) Software Engineer
7 19 (6.19%) Python Developer
8 16 (5.21%) Consultant
9 14 (4.56%) Architect
9 14 (4.56%) DevOps Consultant
9 14 (4.56%) Linux Consultant
9 14 (4.56%) Operations Engineer
10 13 (4.23%) AWS Engineer
11 12 (3.91%) Cloud Developer
11 12 (3.91%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 12 (3.91%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (3.58%) Ruby Developer
13 10 (3.26%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (27.04%) Sensu
2 80 (26.06%) Web Services
3 67 (21.82%) RabbitMQ
4 55 (17.92%) CSS
5 47 (15.31%) HTML
6 35 (11.40%) .NET
7 24 (7.82%) RESTful
8 21 (6.84%) AngularJS
8 21 (6.84%) Kafka
9 18 (5.86%) Ruby on Rails
10 14 (4.56%) HTML5
10 14 (4.56%) Spring
11 13 (4.23%) Sass
12 12 (3.91%) CSS3
12 12 (3.91%) REST
13 10 (3.26%) JMS
14 9 (2.93%) XML
15 8 (2.61%) J2EE
15 8 (2.61%) MCollective
16 6 (1.95%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.54%) Computer Science
2 11 (3.58%) Fintech
3 6 (1.95%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (1.30%) Private Cloud
5 3 (0.98%) Public Cloud
5 3 (0.98%) Replication
5 3 (0.98%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.65%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.33%) BBC
7 1 (0.33%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.33%) Clustering
7 1 (0.33%) Cryptocurrency
7 1 (0.33%) iDTV
7 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.33%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Social Media
7 1 (0.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 167 (54.40%) Linux
2 71 (23.13%) CoreOS
3 55 (17.92%) Unix
4 30 (9.77%) Mac OS
5 14 (4.56%) Windows
6 10 (3.26%) Debian
7 3 (0.98%) CentOS
7 3 (0.98%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.33%) Android
9 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (56.03%) DevOps
2 136 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (34.53%) Configuration Management
4 87 (28.34%) Continuous Integration
5 80 (26.06%) TDD
6 65 (21.17%) Continuous Delivery
6 65 (21.17%) Security Hardening
7 59 (19.22%) Open Source
8 55 (17.92%) Software Engineering
9 39 (12.70%) Front End Development
10 32 (10.42%) OO
11 27 (8.79%) Microservices
12 25 (8.14%) Scrum
12 25 (8.14%) Web Operations
13 19 (6.19%) BDD
13 19 (6.19%) High Availability
13 19 (6.19%) Software Delivery
14 18 (5.86%) Performance Optimisation
15 15 (4.89%) MVC
16 13 (4.23%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 213 (69.38%) Ruby
2 198 (64.50%) Java
3 152 (49.51%) Python
4 93 (30.29%) SQL
5 74 (24.10%) JavaScript
6 58 (18.89%) Scala
7 40 (13.03%) Bash Shell
8 31 (10.10%) C++
9 23 (7.49%) Perl
10 21 (6.84%) PHP
11 16 (5.21%) Erlang
11 16 (5.21%) PowerShell
12 13 (4.23%) Clojure
13 11 (3.58%) C
14 8 (2.61%) C#
15 7 (2.28%) CoffeeScript
16 5 (1.63%) Groovy
17 3 (0.98%) Shell Script
18 2 (0.65%) Lua
19 1 (0.33%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 62 (20.20%) Security Cleared
2 57 (18.57%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.21%) BPSS Clearance
3 16 (5.21%) DV Cleared
4 14 (4.56%) BC Cleared
4 14 (4.56%) Degree
5 2 (0.65%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.65%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.58%) QA
2 10 (3.26%) SLA
3 7 (2.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 113 (36.81%) Docker
2 69 (22.48%) Ceph
2 69 (22.48%) GlusterFS
3 36 (11.73%) vSphere
4 6 (1.95%) Varnish
5 2 (0.65%) LXC
5 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 116 (37.79%) Puppet
2 99 (32.25%) Ansible
3 87 (28.34%) Kubernetes
4 79 (25.73%) logstash
5 71 (23.13%) Graphite
6 70 (22.80%) HAProxy
7 36 (11.73%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (5.86%) Grafana
8 18 (5.86%) Kibana
9 16 (5.21%) Uchiwa
10 11 (3.58%) Salt
10 11 (3.58%) Terraform
11 5 (1.63%) Packer
12 4 (1.30%) Nagios
13 2 (0.65%) Cacti
13 2 (0.65%) Ganglia
13 2 (0.65%) Hyperic
13 2 (0.65%) SELinux
13 2 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (6.51%) Google
2 17 (5.54%) VMware
3 10 (3.26%) Sitecore
4 5 (1.63%) Oracle
5 4 (1.30%) Splunk
6 2 (0.65%) Facebook
6 2 (0.65%) New Relic
6 2 (0.65%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.33%) BT
7 1 (0.33%) Foundry
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.33%) Twitter
7 1 (0.33%) Virgin Media
7 1 (0.33%) Zend
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