The table below looks at the statistics for Golang 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 Golang over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Go Language (Golang)
Rank 566 541 539
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -2
Contract jobs citing Golang 32 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.011% 0.009%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.027% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 2 4
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£525 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Golang
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
19695 18253 17803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.35% 38.55% 38.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13528 11922 10932
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 511 661
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Golang
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Golang Jobs Demand Trend in England

Golang
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Golang Daily Rate Trend in England

Golang
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Golang across the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Golang Daily Rate Histogram in England

Golang
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 Golang within the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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 +33 29 £525 +40.00% 9
South East -26 3 - -
South West - - - - 2
Golang
UK

Golang
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Golang 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 Golang.

1 46 (80.70%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (52.63%) Java
3 29 (50.88%) Scala
4 24 (42.11%) Ruby
4 24 (42.11%) Linux
5 23 (40.35%) TDD
5 23 (40.35%) Puppet
6 22 (38.60%) Node.js
7 20 (35.09%) MongoDB
7 20 (35.09%) BDD
8 19 (33.33%) Redis
8 19 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (33.33%) DevOps
9 17 (29.82%) RabbitMQ
10 16 (28.07%) Jenkins
10 16 (28.07%) Opscode Chef
10 16 (28.07%) Ansible
11 15 (26.32%) VMware
12 14 (24.56%) Scrum
13 13 (22.81%) Ubuntu
13 13 (22.81%) Ruby on Rails
13 13 (22.81%) Nagios
13 13 (22.81%) MariaDB
14 12 (21.05%) Artifactory
14 12 (21.05%) OO
14 12 (21.05%) Python
14 12 (21.05%) Maven
14 12 (21.05%) Hadoop
15 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
15 11 (19.30%) RESTful

Golang
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Golang 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 Golang. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (38.60%) Node.js
2 7 (12.28%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (8.77%) JBoss
4 4 (7.02%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (7.02%) Apache Solr
4 4 (7.02%) Apache
5 2 (3.51%) Drupal
6 1 (1.75%) Confluence
6 1 (1.75%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.02%) GitHub
3 2 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.51%) Google App Engine
3 2 (3.51%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) HTTP
1 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.26%) NGN
2 3 (5.26%) Network Security
3 2 (3.51%) Internet
4 1 (1.75%) SSL
4 1 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.09%) MongoDB
2 19 (33.33%) Redis
3 13 (22.81%) MariaDB
4 12 (21.05%) Hadoop
5 8 (14.04%) NoSQL
6 6 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (8.77%) Big Data
8 4 (7.02%) Riak
8 4 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (7.02%) MySQL
9 3 (5.26%) HBase
9 3 (5.26%) SQLite
10 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Jenkins
2 12 (21.05%) Artifactory
2 12 (21.05%) Maven
3 10 (17.54%) RSpec
3 10 (17.54%) Cucumber
4 9 (15.79%) WATIR
5 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
6 5 (8.77%) Subversion
7 3 (5.26%) Ant
8 2 (3.51%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.75%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.75%) Behat
9 1 (1.75%) Selenium
9 1 (1.75%) JIRA
9 1 (1.75%) Capybara
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (21.05%) Ruby Developer
3 11 (19.30%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) PHP Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Team Leader
6 4 (7.02%) Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.51%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Principal Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Web Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) LAMP Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Java Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Principal Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Cloud Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) RabbitMQ
2 13 (22.81%) Ruby on Rails
3 11 (19.30%) RESTful
4 10 (17.54%) Sinatra
4 10 (17.54%) JSON
5 9 (15.79%) Web Services
5 9 (15.79%) HTML
5 9 (15.79%) HTML5
6 7 (12.28%) LAMP
7 5 (8.77%) SOAP
7 5 (8.77%) CSS
7 5 (8.77%) CSS3
7 5 (8.77%) Memcached
7 5 (8.77%) jQuery
7 5 (8.77%) LESS
7 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
8 4 (7.02%) Drools
8 4 (7.02%) Zend Framework
8 4 (7.02%) XML
9 3 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Open Source
2 3 (5.26%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.11%) Linux
2 13 (22.81%) Ubuntu
3 4 (7.02%) UNIX
4 2 (3.51%) CentOS
5 1 (1.75%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (80.70%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (40.35%) TDD
3 20 (35.09%) BDD
4 19 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (33.33%) DevOps
5 14 (24.56%) Scrum
6 12 (21.05%) OO
7 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
8 8 (14.04%) Functional Programming
9 6 (10.53%) OOP
10 5 (8.77%) SOA
10 5 (8.77%) MVC
10 5 (8.77%) User Stories
11 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
11 4 (7.02%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (7.02%) Kanban
12 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
12 3 (5.26%) UML
12 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
12 3 (5.26%) ICONIX
Programming Languages
1 30 (52.63%) Java
2 29 (50.88%) Scala
3 24 (42.11%) Ruby
4 12 (21.05%) Python
5 10 (17.54%) PHP
6 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 9 (15.79%) Clojure
7 8 (14.04%) C
7 8 (14.04%) C++
8 6 (10.53%) Perl
8 6 (10.53%) SQL
9 4 (7.02%) PHP5
9 4 (7.02%) Erlang
10 2 (3.51%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.02%) Docker
3 2 (3.51%) vCloud
3 2 (3.51%) vSphere
4 1 (1.75%) Xen
4 1 (1.75%) Varnish
4 1 (1.75%) LXC
Systems Management
1 23 (40.35%) Puppet
2 16 (28.07%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (28.07%) Ansible
3 13 (22.81%) Nagios
4 5 (8.77%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.75%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) VMware
2 8 (14.04%) Google
3 6 (10.53%) Zend
4 2 (3.51%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.75%) Twitter
5 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
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