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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Go over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Go (Golang)
Rank 147 163 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Go 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.024% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 0.076% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
1132 1312 1147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 35.56% 31.34% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 807 745
Median daily rate £388 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 58 33
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.20 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £45.12 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Go
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Go as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Go across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Go Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Go
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 5 £300 -
Manchester - 3 £350 - 2
Go
England

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Go also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Go.

1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) Docker
4 7 (63.64%) AngularJS
5 6 (54.55%) Angular 2
6 5 (45.45%) Kubernetes
7 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (36.36%) DevOps
7 4 (36.36%) Python
7 4 (36.36%) Ruby
8 3 (27.27%) Ajax
8 3 (27.27%) Java SE
8 3 (27.27%) JSON
8 3 (27.27%) Scrum
8 3 (27.27%) jQuery
8 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (27.27%) Kanban
8 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (27.27%) Kerberos
8 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
8 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
8 3 (27.27%) HTML
8 3 (27.27%) C#
8 3 (27.27%) Perl
8 3 (27.27%) MySQL
8 3 (27.27%) Linux
8 3 (27.27%) JAAS
8 3 (27.27%) TypeScript
8 3 (27.27%) PaaS

Go
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Jasmine
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) AngularJS
2 6 (54.55%) Angular 2
3 3 (27.27%) Ajax
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) JAAS
3 3 (27.27%) Java SE
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) JSON
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Kanban
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) Ruby
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) Perl
4 3 (27.27%) TypeScript
5 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (9.09%) C++
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Docker
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Kubernetes
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Chronos
2 1 (9.09%) logstash
2 1 (9.09%) Marathon
2 1 (9.09%) Mesos
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat