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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Go (Golang)
Rank 476 533 554
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +21
Contract jobs citing Go 120 60 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.13% 0.051%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.66% 0.34% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 53 16
Average daily rate £450 £498 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.54% +42.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £559 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £356
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.85%
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
18224 17823 17034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.62% 37.85% 37.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12493 11941 10865
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 415 470
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.73 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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 +68 103 £438 -12.50% 21
Yorkshire - 9 £513 - 1
South East +9 6 £600 +64.38% 2
South West +3 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £375 -
Go
UK

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

1 140 (75.68%) Java
2 135 (72.97%) Python
3 116 (62.70%) Ruby
4 114 (61.62%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (51.89%) Linux
6 80 (43.24%) DevOps
7 60 (32.43%) PostgreSQL
7 60 (32.43%) Scala
7 60 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
8 57 (30.81%) JavaScript
9 56 (30.27%) Node.js
10 51 (27.57%) Web Services
11 49 (26.49%) Puppet
11 49 (26.49%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (26.49%) Git (software)
12 48 (25.95%) MongoDB
12 48 (25.95%) Unix
13 45 (24.32%) CSS
13 45 (24.32%) MySQL
14 42 (22.70%) NoSQL
14 42 (22.70%) Docker
15 41 (22.16%) TDD
16 39 (21.08%) HTML
17 38 (20.54%) Jenkins
18 37 (20.00%) Open Source
18 37 (20.00%) Ansible
19 36 (19.46%) SQL
20 35 (18.92%) Configuration Management
20 35 (18.92%) RabbitMQ
20 35 (18.92%) Redis

Go
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 56 (30.27%) Node.js
2 17 (9.19%) nginx
3 16 (8.65%) OpenStack
4 15 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (7.57%) Tomcat
6 11 (5.95%) JBoss
7 9 (4.86%) Cloud Foundry
7 9 (4.86%) IIS
8 8 (4.32%) Apache Spark
9 4 (2.16%) Apache
10 3 (1.62%) Alfresco
11 2 (1.08%) CloudStack
11 2 (1.08%) Drupal
12 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 60 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (12.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (9.19%) PaaS
4 14 (7.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (6.49%) GitHub
6 11 (5.95%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (5.95%) Amazon S3
7 10 (5.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (4.86%) Amazon Glacier
9 6 (3.24%) Heroku
9 6 (3.24%) IaaS
10 4 (2.16%) SaaS
11 3 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (1.08%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (1.08%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.54%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.54%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.35%) HTTP
1 21 (11.35%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.41%) SSL
3 7 (3.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (3.24%) Internet
5 4 (2.16%) DNS
6 3 (1.62%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (1.08%) AMQP
7 2 (1.08%) Firewall
7 2 (1.08%) Intranet
7 2 (1.08%) LDAP
7 2 (1.08%) Network Security
8 1 (0.54%) DHCP
8 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.54%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (32.43%) PostgreSQL
2 48 (25.95%) MongoDB
3 45 (24.32%) MySQL
4 42 (22.70%) NoSQL
5 35 (18.92%) Redis
6 32 (17.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (9.19%) Relational Database
8 9 (4.86%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (4.86%) Neo4j
9 6 (3.24%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.70%) Datomic
11 3 (1.62%) MariaDB
12 2 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (1.08%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.54%) Big Data
13 1 (0.54%) Jackrabbit
13 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (26.49%) Git (software)
2 38 (20.54%) Jenkins
3 11 (5.95%) Artifactory
3 11 (5.95%) JIRA
4 10 (5.41%) GitLab
5 5 (2.70%) Selenium
6 4 (2.16%) Mercurial
6 4 (2.16%) Subversion
7 3 (1.62%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.62%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.62%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.08%) Maven
8 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.54%) Grunt
9 1 (0.54%) gulp
9 1 (0.54%) JUnit
9 1 (0.54%) Mockito
9 1 (0.54%) RSpec
9 1 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (8.11%) Finance
2 10 (5.41%) Marketing
3 9 (4.86%) Games
4 4 (2.16%) Banking
5 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 85 (45.95%) Developer
2 59 (31.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (10.81%) Java Developer
4 19 (10.27%) Architect
5 16 (8.65%) Python Developer
6 11 (5.95%) Software Developer
6 11 (5.95%) Technical Architect
7 9 (4.86%) Administrator
7 9 (4.86%) AWS Engineer
7 9 (4.86%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (4.32%) AWS Administrator
8 8 (4.32%) Java Engineer
8 8 (4.32%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (4.32%) NoSQL Developer
8 8 (4.32%) Ruby Developer
9 7 (3.78%) Digital Architect
9 7 (3.78%) Digital Technical Architect
9 7 (3.78%) Lead Developer
9 7 (3.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 6 (3.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (27.57%) Web Services
2 45 (24.32%) CSS
3 39 (21.08%) HTML
4 35 (18.92%) RabbitMQ
5 27 (14.59%) .NET
6 21 (11.35%) RESTful
7 20 (10.81%) Kafka
7 20 (10.81%) Sensu
8 9 (4.86%) Sass
8 9 (4.86%) Spring
9 8 (4.32%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (3.78%) Ajax
10 7 (3.78%) XML
11 6 (3.24%) AngularJS
11 6 (3.24%) HTML5
11 6 (3.24%) REST
12 5 (2.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 5 (2.70%) Hibernate
12 5 (2.70%) XHTML
13 4 (2.16%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.32%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.62%) Replication
3 3 (1.62%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.08%) Clustering
4 2 (1.08%) PKI
4 2 (1.08%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.54%) BBC
5 1 (0.54%) iDTV
5 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.54%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 96 (51.89%) Linux
2 48 (25.95%) Unix
3 30 (16.22%) Mac OS
4 17 (9.19%) Debian
5 12 (6.49%) Windows
6 10 (5.41%) CoreOS
7 8 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.62%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.08%) CentOS
9 2 (1.08%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (61.62%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (43.24%) DevOps
3 49 (26.49%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (22.16%) TDD
5 37 (20.00%) Open Source
6 35 (18.92%) Configuration Management
7 33 (17.84%) Front End Development
8 31 (16.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 29 (15.68%) OO
10 19 (10.27%) Microservices
11 18 (9.73%) Web Operations
12 17 (9.19%) BDD
12 17 (9.19%) Performance Optimisation
13 16 (8.65%) Scrum
13 16 (8.65%) Software Delivery
14 14 (7.57%) Software Engineering
15 11 (5.95%) High Availability
16 10 (5.41%) Automated Testing
16 10 (5.41%) E-Commerce
16 10 (5.41%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 140 (75.68%) Java
2 135 (72.97%) Python
3 116 (62.70%) Ruby
4 60 (32.43%) Scala
5 57 (30.81%) JavaScript
6 36 (19.46%) SQL
7 28 (15.14%) C++
7 28 (15.14%) PHP
8 23 (12.43%) Bash Shell
9 20 (10.81%) C
10 19 (10.27%) Perl
11 15 (8.11%) PowerShell
12 14 (7.57%) Clojure
13 13 (7.03%) C#
14 9 (4.86%) Groovy
15 5 (2.70%) Erlang
16 3 (1.62%) CoffeeScript
17 2 (1.08%) Haskell
17 2 (1.08%) Lua
17 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (11.35%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.73%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.24%) Degree
4 5 (2.70%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.86%) QA
1 9 (4.86%) SLA
2 6 (3.24%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (22.70%) Docker
2 10 (5.41%) Ceph
2 10 (5.41%) GlusterFS
3 7 (3.78%) Varnish
3 7 (3.78%) vSphere
4 2 (1.08%) LXC
Systems Management
1 49 (26.49%) Puppet
2 37 (20.00%) Ansible
3 32 (17.30%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (10.81%) logstash
5 19 (10.27%) Kubernetes
6 13 (7.03%) Grafana
6 13 (7.03%) Kibana
6 13 (7.03%) Uchiwa
7 12 (6.49%) Graphite
7 12 (6.49%) HAProxy
7 12 (6.49%) Salt
8 4 (2.16%) Mesos
9 3 (1.62%) Nagios
9 3 (1.62%) Terraform
9 3 (1.62%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.08%) Cacti
10 2 (1.08%) Ganglia
10 2 (1.08%) Hyperic
10 2 (1.08%) Icinga
10 2 (1.08%) SELinux
Vendors
1 16 (8.65%) Google
2 12 (6.49%) VMware
3 7 (3.78%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.62%) SaltStack
5 2 (1.08%) New Relic
5 2 (1.08%) Percona
5 2 (1.08%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.08%) Splunk
6 1 (0.54%) Apple
6 1 (0.54%) BT
6 1 (0.54%) Facebook
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle
6 1 (0.54%) Twitter
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