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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Go (Golang)
Rank 159 154 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Go 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.11% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £435 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £438 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -
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
1356 1144 912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.60% 30.29% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 903 730 526
Median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 24
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.13 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
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 24 July 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
Manchester - 3 £420 - 1
Go
England

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) TDD
3 8 (66.67%) Java
4 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (58.33%) CSS
4 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 7 (58.33%) Ruby
4 7 (58.33%) HTML5
4 7 (58.33%) AngularJS
4 7 (58.33%) CSS3
4 7 (58.33%) DevOps
5 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (50.00%) MVC
5 6 (50.00%) Python
6 5 (41.67%) MySQL
6 5 (41.67%) C++
6 5 (41.67%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
6 5 (41.67%) Degree
6 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
7 4 (33.33%) Google
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle
7 4 (33.33%) UML
7 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
8 3 (25.00%) Microservices
8 3 (25.00%) gulp
8 3 (25.00%) Grunt
8 3 (25.00%) OO
8 3 (25.00%) Scrum
8 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming

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 2 (16.67%) nginx
1 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
1 2 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (16.67%) Redis
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Grunt
1 3 (25.00%) gulp
2 2 (16.67%) Ant
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) GoCD
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) SonarQube
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Angular Developer
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) AngularJS
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
1 7 (58.33%) CSS3
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) JDBC
2 2 (16.67%) JSP
2 2 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (16.67%) MEAN Stack
2 2 (16.67%) Meteor
2 2 (16.67%) Node.js
2 2 (16.67%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) Servlets
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
2 2 (16.67%) Spring Boot
2 2 (16.67%) Struts
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) TDD
3 7 (58.33%) DevOps
4 6 (50.00%) MVC
5 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
6 4 (33.33%) UML
7 3 (25.00%) Microservices
7 3 (25.00%) OO
7 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
7 3 (25.00%) Scrum
8 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 2 (16.67%) OOP
8 2 (16.67%) Open Source
8 2 (16.67%) OWASP
8 2 (16.67%) Secure Coding
8 2 (16.67%) SOA
8 2 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) Ruby
3 6 (50.00%) Python
4 5 (41.67%) C++
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) C
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Google
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle