The table below looks at the statistics for Go skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Go over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Go (Golang)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Go 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1425 1089 949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 37.49% 34.59% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 718 542
Average daily rate £355 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 29 32
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £19.00 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

Go
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Go Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Go
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Go Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Go
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Docker
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Kafka
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Sensu

Go
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Kafka
2 1 (33.33%) Sensu
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
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