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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Go (Golang)
Rank 536 566 537
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -29
Contract jobs citing Golang 44 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.019% 0.009%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.052% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 3
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£425 £356 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% -28.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £363 -
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -
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
19112 19072 16198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.75% 37.12% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12537 12507 10175
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 453 589
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.69 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +33 37 £425 +21.42% 28
South East -16 4 £409 +12.75% 2
North West - 3 £438 - 1
South West - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 2
Golang
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Golang
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 60 (57.14%) Python
2 59 (56.19%) Java
3 57 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (45.71%) Ruby
5 46 (43.81%) Puppet
6 42 (40.00%) Linux
7 36 (34.29%) Finance
7 36 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
8 34 (32.38%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (30.48%) DevOps
10 31 (29.52%) MongoDB
11 30 (28.57%) Node.js
11 30 (28.57%) Jenkins
12 29 (27.62%) Scala
13 28 (26.67%) Ansible
14 26 (24.76%) Git (software)
14 26 (24.76%) Ruby on Rails
15 25 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
16 24 (22.86%) Heroku
17 23 (21.90%) Microsoft Azure
17 23 (21.90%) Front Office
17 23 (21.90%) RAD
17 23 (21.90%) JavaScript
18 22 (20.95%) RabbitMQ
19 21 (20.00%) UNIX
20 20 (19.05%) HTML
20 20 (19.05%) Configuration Management
20 20 (19.05%) HTML5
20 20 (19.05%) Redis
21 19 (18.10%) VMware

Golang
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 30 (28.57%) Node.js
2 11 (10.48%) JBoss
3 5 (4.76%) Drupal
4 4 (3.81%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.90%) Apache
6 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.95%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.95%) Zope
6 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.95%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 36 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (22.86%) Heroku
3 23 (21.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (5.71%) PaaS
6 5 (4.76%) Amazon S3
7 4 (3.81%) GitHub
8 3 (2.86%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (2.86%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.95%) Route 53
9 1 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) HTTP
1 7 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 7 (6.67%) SSL
2 4 (3.81%) Internet
3 3 (2.86%) Network Security
4 2 (1.90%) DHCP
4 2 (1.90%) VLAN
4 2 (1.90%) Firewall
4 2 (1.90%) DNS
4 2 (1.90%) SNMP
5 1 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (29.52%) MongoDB
2 20 (19.05%) Redis
3 16 (15.24%) MariaDB
4 12 (11.43%) Hadoop
5 11 (10.48%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (8.57%) MySQL
7 6 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.81%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.81%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (2.86%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.86%) RethinkDB
10 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.90%) Big Data
11 1 (0.95%) Riak
11 1 (0.95%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.95%) Azkaban
11 1 (0.95%) OpenTSDB
11 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.95%) HBase
Development Applications
1 30 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 26 (24.76%) Git (software)
3 14 (13.33%) Maven
3 14 (13.33%) Artifactory
4 13 (12.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (8.57%) RSpec
5 9 (8.57%) Cucumber
6 7 (6.67%) Subversion
7 6 (5.71%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.90%) Capybara
9 1 (0.95%) JIRA
9 1 (0.95%) Grunt
9 1 (0.95%) Yeoman
9 1 (0.95%) Bower
General
1 36 (34.29%) Finance
2 23 (21.90%) Front Office
3 9 (8.57%) Marketing
4 4 (3.81%) Games
4 4 (3.81%) Electronics
4 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.86%) Banking
5 3 (2.86%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.95%) French Language
6 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (59.05%) Developer
2 17 (16.19%) RAD Developer
3 14 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (12.38%) Excel Developer
5 10 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.62%) DevOps Specialist
7 6 (5.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Ruby Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Architect
8 5 (4.76%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.86%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Python Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Senior Web Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Drupal Developer
11 2 (1.90%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.76%) Ruby on Rails
2 22 (20.95%) RabbitMQ
3 20 (19.05%) HTML5
3 20 (19.05%) HTML
4 16 (15.24%) Web Services
5 15 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 13 (12.38%) CSS
7 10 (9.52%) LAMP
8 9 (8.57%) CSS3
9 5 (4.76%) REST
9 5 (4.76%) JSON
10 4 (3.81%) XML
10 4 (3.81%) SOAP
10 4 (3.81%) Spring
11 3 (2.86%) Kafka
11 3 (2.86%) ZeroMQ
11 3 (2.86%) React
11 3 (2.86%) .NET
11 3 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
12 2 (1.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Derivative
1 12 (11.43%) Open Source
2 4 (3.81%) Xbox
2 4 (3.81%) DTV
2 4 (3.81%) Statistics
2 4 (3.81%) Mathematics
2 4 (3.81%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.86%) Economics
3 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.90%) Equities
4 2 (1.90%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (40.00%) Linux
2 21 (20.00%) UNIX
3 14 (13.33%) Windows
3 14 (13.33%) Ubuntu
4 13 (12.38%) Mac OS X
5 7 (6.67%) CentOS
6 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.95%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (32.38%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (30.48%) DevOps
4 23 (21.90%) RAD
5 20 (19.05%) Configuration Management
6 17 (16.19%) Scrum
7 15 (14.29%) Quantitative Analysis
8 14 (13.33%) TDD
9 13 (12.38%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (11.43%) E-Commerce
11 10 (9.52%) BDD
12 5 (4.76%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.76%) User Stories
13 4 (3.81%) Analytics
13 4 (3.81%) Functional Programming
13 4 (3.81%) Game Development
13 4 (3.81%) MapReduce
13 4 (3.81%) Load Balancing
13 4 (3.81%) Digital Marketing
13 4 (3.81%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (57.14%) Python
2 59 (56.19%) Java
3 48 (45.71%) Ruby
4 29 (27.62%) Scala
5 23 (21.90%) JavaScript
6 17 (16.19%) VBA
7 15 (14.29%) PHP
8 13 (12.38%) Shell Script
8 13 (12.38%) PowerShell
9 8 (7.62%) SQL
10 6 (5.71%) Clojure
11 5 (4.76%) Erlang
12 3 (2.86%) R
12 3 (2.86%) Haskell
12 3 (2.86%) C++
13 2 (1.90%) C
14 1 (0.95%) C#
14 1 (0.95%) Perl
14 1 (0.95%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (1.90%) PhD
3 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.57%) Docker
2 5 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.86%) vSphere
3 3 (2.86%) vCloud
4 2 (1.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.95%) Xen
Systems Management
1 46 (43.81%) Puppet
2 28 (26.67%) Ansible
3 25 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (15.24%) Nagios
5 12 (11.43%) ZABBIX
6 6 (5.71%) Salt
7 4 (3.81%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.95%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.95%) logstash
8 1 (0.95%) Kibana
Vendors
1 19 (18.10%) VMware
2 4 (3.81%) Netezza
2 4 (3.81%) SAP
2 4 (3.81%) MicroStrategy
2 4 (3.81%) Tableau
2 4 (3.81%) Vertica
2 4 (3.81%) Rackspace
3 3 (2.86%) DigitalOcean
3 3 (2.86%) Google
4 2 (1.90%) Remedy
4 2 (1.90%) hybris
5 1 (0.95%) KANA
5 1 (0.95%) ATG
5 1 (0.95%) IBM
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.95%) Twitter
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