The table below looks at the statistics for Go skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Go over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Go (Golang)
Rank 485 589 593
Rank change year-on-year
+104 +4
Contract jobs citing Go 176 53 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.093% 0.032%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 0.25% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 40 12
Median daily rate £500 £463 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £438 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21209 21571 19985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.26% 37.87% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14520 14501 12815
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 451 437 405
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.19 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Go
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Go as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Go Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Go
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Go within the UK.

Go Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Go
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Go within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Go Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Go
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Go within the UK.

Go Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Go
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +116 175 £500 +5.26% 60
London +102 148 £500 +5.26% 48
City of London +70 32 £500 +14.28% 8
Westminster - 14 £525 -
South East +12 12 £463 +2.77% 5
Yorkshire -5 8 £550 +57.14% 2
Buckinghamshire - 5 £463 -
Bromley - 5 £700 - 1
North West +8 4 £435 -0.57% 1
South Yorkshire -3 4 £550 +57.14%
Sheffield -12 4 £550 +57.14%
Milton Keynes - 4 £463 -
Hampshire +2 3 £401 -11.00% 1
Manchester - 3 £420 - 1
Tyne and Wear -40 2 £500 +48.14%
Newcastle upon Tyne -44 2 £500 +48.14%
North East -45 2 £500 +48.14%
Kent - 2 £750 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £413 -
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Staines - 1 £413 -
Leeds - 1 £400 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 2
Reading - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for Go.

1 269 (71.73%) Ruby
2 248 (66.13%) DevOps
3 218 (58.13%) Linux
4 186 (49.60%) Docker
5 184 (49.07%) Java
6 182 (48.53%) Amazon AWS
7 148 (39.47%) Puppet
8 145 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
9 140 (37.33%) Ansible
10 139 (37.07%) Python
11 131 (34.93%) Kubernetes
12 130 (34.67%) Configuration Management
13 129 (34.40%) Git (software)
14 120 (32.00%) NoSQL
15 113 (30.13%) etcd
16 110 (29.33%) SQL
17 109 (29.07%) flannel
17 109 (29.07%) GitHub
18 105 (28.00%) CoreOS
19 103 (27.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
19 103 (27.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
20 102 (27.20%) TDD
21 99 (26.40%) Continuous Integration
22 94 (25.07%) nginx
22 94 (25.07%) Security Hardening
23 89 (23.73%) rkt
23 89 (23.73%) Artifactory
23 89 (23.73%) Security Cleared
24 87 (23.20%) GitLab
24 87 (23.20%) HAProxy

Go
Top Related IT Skills 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 94 (25.07%) nginx
2 73 (19.47%) Cloud Foundry
3 65 (17.33%) OpenStack
4 17 (4.53%) Apache Spark
5 14 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (2.93%) Confluence
7 5 (1.33%) Apache
8 3 (0.80%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.80%) Drupal
8 3 (0.80%) JBoss
8 3 (0.80%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.80%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.53%) Mule
10 1 (0.27%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.27%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.27%) IIS
10 1 (0.27%) Jetty
10 1 (0.27%) SAS
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
1 3 (0.80%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 182 (48.53%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (29.07%) GitHub
3 68 (18.13%) PaaS
4 63 (16.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 36 (9.60%) Heroku
6 12 (3.20%) IaaS
7 9 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (2.13%) Google Apps
9 7 (1.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 7 (1.87%) Bluemix
10 4 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.07%) OpenShift
10 4 (1.07%) SaaS
11 3 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.80%) Office 365
12 2 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.27%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (13.60%) HTTP
2 47 (12.53%) TCP/IP
3 27 (7.20%) SSL
4 8 (2.13%) DNS
5 7 (1.87%) AMQP
5 7 (1.87%) OpenVPN
6 4 (1.07%) Internet
6 4 (1.07%) Software-Defined Networking
6 4 (1.07%) VPN
7 3 (0.80%) ICMP
7 3 (0.80%) LDAP
8 2 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.27%) DHCP
9 1 (0.27%) Firewall
9 1 (0.27%) FTP
9 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.27%) Intranet
9 1 (0.27%) IPsec
9 1 (0.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (32.00%) NoSQL
2 73 (19.47%) PostgreSQL
2 73 (19.47%) Redis
3 71 (18.93%) MongoDB
4 56 (14.93%) MySQL
5 49 (13.07%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.93%) Neo4j
8 9 (2.40%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.40%) SQL Server
9 8 (2.13%) Datomic
10 7 (1.87%) Big Data
11 5 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.80%) Power BI
12 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.53%) DocumentDB
13 2 (0.53%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 129 (34.40%) Git (software)
2 89 (23.73%) Artifactory
3 87 (23.20%) GitLab
4 73 (19.47%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.93%) JIRA
6 9 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (2.40%) Bitbucket
7 8 (2.13%) Cucumber
7 8 (2.13%) Maven
7 8 (2.13%) Selenium
7 8 (2.13%) Travis CI
8 7 (1.87%) Vagrant
9 5 (1.33%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.07%) GoCD
10 4 (1.07%) Subversion
11 3 (0.80%) Geb
11 3 (0.80%) Gradle
11 3 (0.80%) Grunt
11 3 (0.80%) gulp
11 3 (0.80%) Spock
General
1 61 (16.27%) Finance
2 18 (4.80%) Retail
3 12 (3.20%) Banking
4 7 (1.87%) Legal
4 7 (1.87%) Marketing
5 5 (1.33%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.07%) Games
7 3 (0.80%) Back Office
8 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 159 (42.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 129 (34.40%) Developer
3 39 (10.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 34 (9.07%) Cloud Engineer
5 33 (8.80%) Software Engineer
6 26 (6.93%) Java Engineer
7 25 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 22 (5.87%) Consultant
9 21 (5.60%) AWS DevOps
9 21 (5.60%) DevOps Consultant
9 21 (5.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 21 (5.60%) Linux Engineer
10 19 (5.07%) AWS Engineer
10 19 (5.07%) Operations Engineer
10 19 (5.07%) Software Developer
11 18 (4.80%) Lead DevOps
12 16 (4.27%) Ruby Developer
12 16 (4.27%) Senior DevOps
13 15 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
13 15 (4.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (22.93%) Sensu
2 70 (18.67%) Node.js
3 50 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
3 50 (13.33%) Web Services
4 37 (9.87%) CSS
5 30 (8.00%) HTML
6 26 (6.93%) RESTful
7 24 (6.40%) .NET
7 24 (6.40%) Ruby on Rails
8 23 (6.13%) AngularJS
9 20 (5.33%) Kafka
10 17 (4.53%) HTML5
11 15 (4.00%) jQuery
12 14 (3.73%) REST
13 13 (3.47%) CSS3
13 13 (3.47%) Sass
14 12 (3.20%) JMS
14 12 (3.20%) MCollective
15 10 (2.67%) Django
15 10 (2.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.53%) Computer Science
1 17 (4.53%) Fintech
2 10 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.40%) Cloud Native
4 8 (2.13%) Blockchain
4 8 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
4 8 (2.13%) Public Cloud
5 5 (1.33%) Cryptography
5 5 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.33%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.07%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.07%) User Experience
6 4 (1.07%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (0.80%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (0.80%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.53%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.53%) Replication
9 1 (0.27%) Bitcoin
9 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 218 (58.13%) Linux
2 105 (28.00%) CoreOS
3 38 (10.13%) Unix
4 12 (3.20%) RancherOS
5 8 (2.13%) Windows
6 3 (0.80%) CentOS
6 3 (0.80%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.80%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.80%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.80%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.53%) Debian
7 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.27%) Android
8 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (66.13%) DevOps
2 145 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (34.67%) Configuration Management
4 102 (27.20%) TDD
5 99 (26.40%) Continuous Integration
6 94 (25.07%) Security Hardening
7 79 (21.07%) Open Source
8 73 (19.47%) Software Engineering
9 53 (14.13%) Continuous Delivery
10 38 (10.13%) Microservices
11 30 (8.00%) Scrum
12 24 (6.40%) High Availability
13 22 (5.87%) OO
14 19 (5.07%) Web Development
15 17 (4.53%) MVC
15 17 (4.53%) SOA
16 16 (4.27%) Automated Testing
17 15 (4.00%) BDD
17 15 (4.00%) Pair Programming
18 14 (3.73%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 269 (71.73%) Ruby
2 184 (49.07%) Java
3 139 (37.07%) Python
4 110 (29.33%) SQL
5 64 (17.07%) JavaScript
6 53 (14.13%) Scala
7 47 (12.53%) Bash Shell
8 25 (6.67%) Erlang
9 23 (6.13%) PHP
10 21 (5.60%) Perl
11 16 (4.27%) C#
11 16 (4.27%) C++
12 14 (3.73%) Clojure
13 9 (2.40%) C
14 6 (1.60%) CoffeeScript
15 5 (1.33%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.07%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.80%) Groovy
17 3 (0.80%) Jython
17 3 (0.80%) R
Qualifications
1 89 (23.73%) Security Cleared
2 84 (22.40%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.80%) Degree
4 17 (4.53%) DV Cleared
5 16 (4.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 14 (3.73%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.53%) PhD
8 1 (0.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.27%) CISSP
8 1 (0.27%) CLAS
8 1 (0.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (0.80%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) GCP
3 1 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 186 (49.60%) Docker
2 113 (30.13%) etcd
3 109 (29.07%) flannel
4 86 (22.93%) Ceph
4 86 (22.93%) GlusterFS
5 31 (8.27%) vSphere
6 7 (1.87%) LXC
6 7 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.80%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.53%) Xen
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.27%) KVM
10 1 (0.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 148 (39.47%) Puppet
2 140 (37.33%) Ansible
3 131 (34.93%) Kubernetes
4 103 (27.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 103 (27.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 89 (23.73%) rkt
6 87 (23.20%) HAProxy
7 84 (22.40%) logstash
8 81 (21.60%) Graphite
9 56 (14.93%) Opscode Chef
10 19 (5.07%) Terraform
11 18 (4.80%) Consul
12 15 (4.00%) Mesos
13 12 (3.20%) Marathon
13 12 (3.20%) Rancher
14 11 (2.93%) Salt
15 9 (2.40%) Packer
16 8 (2.13%) Kibana
17 6 (1.60%) Grafana
18 4 (1.07%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 24 (6.40%) Google
2 15 (4.00%) VMware
3 12 (3.20%) Oracle
4 5 (1.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.07%) Rackspace
5 4 (1.07%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.80%) Citrix
6 3 (0.80%) EMC
6 3 (0.80%) Guidewire
6 3 (0.80%) Informatica
6 3 (0.80%) MuleSoft
6 3 (0.80%) Siebel
6 3 (0.80%) Teradata
7 2 (0.53%) Hortonworks
7 2 (0.53%) IBM
7 2 (0.53%) Splunk
8 1 (0.27%) Facebook
8 1 (0.27%) Foundry
8 1 (0.27%) MapR
8 1 (0.27%) Zend
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