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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Go Language (Golang)
Rank 531 522 511
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing Golang 33 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.052% 0.007%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.14% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 2
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£444 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £356 -
% change year-on-year
+12.63% -
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
18017 17153 15267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.83% 37.50% 37.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11928 10899 9503
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 450 603
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £16.50 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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 -5 25 £475 +38.18% 8
South East -33 4 £365 +2.45% 1
South West - 3 £438 - 1
East of England - 1 £550 - 2
Golang
UK

Golang
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 50 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (56.25%) Java
3 34 (53.13%) Puppet
4 29 (45.31%) Scala
5 28 (43.75%) MongoDB
5 28 (43.75%) DevOps
5 28 (43.75%) Linux
6 27 (42.19%) Node.js
7 25 (39.06%) Ansible
7 25 (39.06%) Ruby
8 24 (37.50%) Redis
9 23 (35.94%) RabbitMQ
9 23 (35.94%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (35.94%) Python
10 22 (34.38%) Opscode Chef
11 20 (31.25%) Jenkins
11 20 (31.25%) VMware
12 19 (29.69%) Scrum
12 19 (29.69%) TDD
13 18 (28.13%) Nagios
14 17 (26.56%) MariaDB
15 16 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
15 16 (25.00%) Web Services
15 16 (25.00%) Ubuntu
16 15 (23.44%) Maven
16 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
16 15 (23.44%) Finance
16 15 (23.44%) Artifactory
17 14 (21.88%) AngularJS
17 14 (21.88%) BDD

Golang
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 27 (42.19%) Node.js
2 8 (12.50%) JBoss
3 5 (7.81%) Drupal
3 5 (7.81%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.25%) Apache Spark
4 4 (6.25%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.13%) Apache
6 1 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.94%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (7.81%) Amazon S3
5 4 (6.25%) PaaS
6 3 (4.69%) Heroku
6 3 (4.69%) Google App Engine
6 3 (4.69%) GitHub
6 3 (4.69%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (4.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.56%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) HTTP
1 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
1 6 (9.38%) SSL
2 4 (6.25%) Internet
3 2 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.13%) NGN
3 2 (3.13%) Network Security
4 1 (1.56%) DHCP
4 1 (1.56%) VLAN
4 1 (1.56%) Firewall
4 1 (1.56%) DNS
4 1 (1.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (43.75%) MongoDB
2 24 (37.50%) Redis
3 17 (26.56%) MariaDB
4 13 (20.31%) Hadoop
5 9 (14.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (10.94%) MySQL
7 6 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
8 4 (6.25%) Riak
8 4 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
9 3 (4.69%) Data Mining
9 3 (4.69%) Big Data
9 3 (4.69%) RethinkDB
10 2 (3.13%) SQLite
11 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.56%) HBase
11 1 (1.56%) Neo4j
11 1 (1.56%) Azkaban
Development Applications
1 20 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 15 (23.44%) Artifactory
2 15 (23.44%) Maven
3 8 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.81%) Subversion
5 4 (6.25%) Mercurial
5 4 (6.25%) RSpec
5 4 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.13%) Capybara
6 2 (3.13%) WATIR
7 1 (1.56%) Grunt
7 1 (1.56%) Yeoman
7 1 (1.56%) Bower
7 1 (1.56%) Ant
7 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Marketing
3 4 (6.25%) Electronics
3 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.25%) Games
4 3 (4.69%) Japanese Language
5 2 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (42.19%) Developer
2 14 (21.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Architect
5 6 (9.38%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Ruby Developer
6 5 (7.81%) DevOps Specialist
7 4 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Web Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Drupal Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Principal Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Java Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Principal Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.94%) RabbitMQ
2 16 (25.00%) Web Services
3 14 (21.88%) AngularJS
4 12 (18.75%) HTML5
4 12 (18.75%) HTML
5 10 (15.63%) LAMP
6 9 (14.06%) CSS
6 9 (14.06%) CSS3
7 7 (10.94%) JSON
8 6 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (6.25%) Sinatra
9 4 (6.25%) REST
9 4 (6.25%) SOAP
9 4 (6.25%) Spring
9 4 (6.25%) XML
10 3 (4.69%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (4.69%) Drools
10 3 (4.69%) Backbone.js
10 3 (4.69%) ZeroMQ
11 2 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Open Source
2 4 (6.25%) Xbox
2 4 (6.25%) DTV
2 4 (6.25%) Statistics
2 4 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 4 (6.25%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.56%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.75%) Linux
2 16 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 5 (7.81%) CentOS
3 5 (7.81%) UNIX
4 1 (1.56%) Windows
4 1 (1.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.75%) DevOps
3 23 (35.94%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (29.69%) TDD
4 19 (29.69%) Scrum
5 14 (21.88%) BDD
6 11 (17.19%) E-Commerce
7 8 (12.50%) Functional Programming
8 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
8 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
9 6 (9.38%) OO
9 6 (9.38%) User Stories
10 4 (6.25%) Analytics
10 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.25%) SOA
10 4 (6.25%) Programme Management
10 4 (6.25%) Game Development
10 4 (6.25%) MapReduce
10 4 (6.25%) Test Automation
10 4 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 36 (56.25%) Java
2 29 (45.31%) Scala
3 25 (39.06%) Ruby
4 23 (35.94%) Python
5 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
6 14 (21.88%) PHP
7 9 (14.06%) SQL
7 9 (14.06%) Clojure
8 5 (7.81%) Erlang
8 5 (7.81%) C++
9 3 (4.69%) Perl
9 3 (4.69%) R
9 3 (4.69%) Haskell
10 2 (3.13%) C
11 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) Degree
3 2 (3.13%) PhD
4 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
1 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.81%) Docker
3 3 (4.69%) vSphere
3 3 (4.69%) vCloud
4 2 (3.13%) Xen
5 1 (1.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 34 (53.13%) Puppet
2 25 (39.06%) Ansible
3 22 (34.38%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (28.13%) Nagios
5 9 (14.06%) ZABBIX
6 4 (6.25%) Salt
7 1 (1.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) VMware
2 6 (9.38%) Google
3 4 (6.25%) Netezza
3 4 (6.25%) SAP
3 4 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (6.25%) Tableau
3 4 (6.25%) Vertica
3 4 (6.25%) Rackspace
4 3 (4.69%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (3.13%) Remedy
6 1 (1.56%) Twitter
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.56%) hybris
6 1 (1.56%) KANA
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