The table below looks at the statistics for Go skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 464 538 556
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +18
Contract jobs citing Go 155 63 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.12% 0.047%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 0.33% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 55 16
Average daily rate £423 £498 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.07% +42.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £563 £525
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 - - -

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
19676 19149 17940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.26% 37.80% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13377 12746 11251
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 427 478
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.54 £18.65 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

Go
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Go within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016.

Go Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Go
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +59 122 £450 -9.54% 30
London +56 107 £450 -10.00% 17
Wales - 33 £375 - 2
South Wales - 29 £375 - 2
Cardiff - 28 £375 - 1
Yorkshire - 9 £513 - 3
City of London +41 5 £625 +26.26% 2
South East -7 5 £588 +60.95% 3
Canary Wharf - 4 £420 -
Surrey - 3 £600 -
Sheffield - 3 £475 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £475 -
Kent - 2 £563 - 2
Leeds - 2 £350 - 3
West Yorkshire - 2 £350 - 3
Croydon - 2 £388 -
Westminster -4 1 £488 -12.35%
Tonbridge - 1 £575 - 2
Staffordshire - 1 £375 -
West Midlands - 1 £375 -

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 178 (79.82%) Java
2 151 (67.71%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (61.43%) Python
4 117 (52.47%) Ruby
5 101 (45.29%) Linux
6 99 (44.39%) Scala
7 83 (37.22%) MongoDB
8 79 (35.43%) Unix
8 79 (35.43%) DevOps
9 77 (34.53%) TDD
10 76 (34.08%) NoSQL
11 68 (30.49%) SQL
12 63 (28.25%) JavaScript
12 63 (28.25%) Redis
13 59 (26.46%) Amazon AWS
13 59 (26.46%) OO
13 59 (26.46%) PostgreSQL
14 58 (26.01%) Node.js
15 55 (24.66%) RESTful
16 53 (23.77%) Perl
17 52 (23.32%) Git (software)
18 51 (22.87%) Kafka
19 50 (22.42%) Continuous Integration
19 50 (22.42%) Web Services
20 49 (21.97%) CSS
20 49 (21.97%) Puppet
21 47 (21.08%) MySQL
22 45 (20.18%) HTML
23 42 (18.83%) Docker
24 40 (17.94%) Software Engineering

Go
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 58 (26.01%) Node.js
2 33 (14.80%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (7.62%) nginx
4 15 (6.73%) OpenStack
4 15 (6.73%) Tomcat
5 11 (4.93%) JBoss
6 9 (4.04%) IIS
7 8 (3.59%) Apache Spark
7 8 (3.59%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (2.24%) Apache
9 3 (1.35%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.90%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.90%) Drupal
11 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.45%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 59 (26.46%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (7.62%) PaaS
4 14 (6.28%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (5.38%) GitHub
6 11 (4.93%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (4.93%) Amazon S3
7 10 (4.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (4.04%) Amazon Glacier
9 6 (2.69%) Heroku
9 6 (2.69%) IaaS
10 4 (1.79%) SaaS
11 3 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.90%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.90%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.45%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.31%) HTTP
2 21 (9.42%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.48%) SSL
4 7 (3.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (2.69%) Internet
6 4 (1.79%) DNS
7 3 (1.35%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (0.90%) AMQP
8 2 (0.90%) Firewall
8 2 (0.90%) Intranet
8 2 (0.90%) LDAP
8 2 (0.90%) Network Security
9 1 (0.45%) DHCP
9 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (37.22%) MongoDB
2 76 (34.08%) NoSQL
3 63 (28.25%) Redis
4 59 (26.46%) PostgreSQL
5 47 (21.08%) MySQL
6 33 (14.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 19 (8.52%) Relational Database
8 12 (5.38%) Neo4j
9 9 (4.04%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (2.69%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.24%) Datomic
12 4 (1.79%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.90%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.45%) Big Data
14 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.45%) Jackrabbit
14 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 52 (23.32%) Git (software)
2 38 (17.04%) Jenkins
3 35 (15.70%) Selenium
4 32 (14.35%) Cucumber
5 14 (6.28%) JIRA
6 11 (4.93%) Artifactory
7 10 (4.48%) GitLab
8 4 (1.79%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.79%) Subversion
9 3 (1.35%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.35%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.90%) Maven
10 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.45%) Grunt
11 1 (0.45%) gulp
11 1 (0.45%) JUnit
11 1 (0.45%) Mockito
11 1 (0.45%) RSpec
11 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (11.21%) Legal
2 18 (8.07%) Finance
3 10 (4.48%) Marketing
4 9 (4.04%) Games
5 4 (1.79%) Banking
6 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 124 (55.61%) Developer
2 58 (26.01%) DevOps Engineer
3 34 (15.25%) Java Developer
4 19 (8.52%) Architect
5 16 (7.17%) Python Developer
6 12 (5.38%) Perl Developer
6 12 (5.38%) Software Developer
7 11 (4.93%) Lead Developer
7 11 (4.93%) Technical Architect
8 9 (4.04%) Administrator
8 9 (4.04%) AWS Engineer
8 9 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (3.59%) AWS Administrator
9 8 (3.59%) Java Engineer
9 8 (3.59%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (3.59%) NoSQL Developer
9 8 (3.59%) Ruby Developer
10 7 (3.14%) Digital Architect
10 7 (3.14%) Digital Technical Architect
10 7 (3.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (24.66%) RESTful
2 51 (22.87%) Kafka
3 50 (22.42%) Web Services
4 49 (21.97%) CSS
5 45 (20.18%) HTML
6 34 (15.25%) RabbitMQ
7 32 (14.35%) jQuery
8 30 (13.45%) Mojolicious
9 27 (12.11%) .NET
10 20 (8.97%) Sensu
11 18 (8.07%) OAuth2
12 13 (5.83%) XML
13 12 (5.38%) Ajax
14 10 (4.48%) REST
14 10 (4.48%) XHTML
15 9 (4.04%) Ruby on Rails
15 9 (4.04%) Spring
16 8 (3.59%) Sass
17 7 (3.14%) AngularJS
17 7 (3.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.59%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.24%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.35%) Replication
3 3 (1.35%) Visualisation
4 2 (0.90%) Clustering
4 2 (0.90%) PKI
4 2 (0.90%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.45%) BBC
5 1 (0.45%) iDTV
5 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.45%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 101 (45.29%) Linux
2 79 (35.43%) Unix
3 30 (13.45%) Mac OS
4 17 (7.62%) Debian
5 12 (5.38%) Windows
6 10 (4.48%) CoreOS
7 8 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.69%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.35%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.90%) CentOS
11 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (67.71%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (35.43%) DevOps
3 77 (34.53%) TDD
4 59 (26.46%) OO
5 50 (22.42%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (17.94%) Software Engineering
7 37 (16.59%) Configuration Management
8 36 (16.14%) Open Source
9 33 (14.80%) Front End Development
10 30 (13.45%) Continuous Delivery
11 24 (10.76%) BDD
12 19 (8.52%) Microservices
13 18 (8.07%) Scrum
13 18 (8.07%) Web Operations
14 17 (7.62%) Performance Optimisation
15 16 (7.17%) Software Delivery
16 11 (4.93%) Automated Testing
16 11 (4.93%) E-Commerce
16 11 (4.93%) High Availability
17 10 (4.48%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 178 (79.82%) Java
2 137 (61.43%) Python
3 117 (52.47%) Ruby
4 99 (44.39%) Scala
5 68 (30.49%) SQL
6 63 (28.25%) JavaScript
7 53 (23.77%) Perl
8 30 (13.45%) PHP
9 28 (12.56%) C++
10 22 (9.87%) Bash Shell
11 20 (8.97%) C
12 15 (6.73%) Clojure
12 15 (6.73%) PowerShell
13 13 (5.83%) C#
14 9 (4.04%) Groovy
15 5 (2.24%) Erlang
16 3 (1.35%) CoffeeScript
16 3 (1.35%) Haskell
17 2 (0.90%) Lua
17 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (12.56%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.07%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.69%) Degree
4 5 (2.24%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (4.04%) QA
2 9 (4.04%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (18.83%) Docker
2 10 (4.48%) Ceph
2 10 (4.48%) GlusterFS
3 7 (3.14%) Varnish
4 6 (2.69%) vSphere
5 2 (0.90%) LXC
Systems Management
1 49 (21.97%) Puppet
2 37 (16.59%) Ansible
3 32 (14.35%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (8.97%) logstash
5 19 (8.52%) Kubernetes
6 13 (5.83%) Grafana
6 13 (5.83%) Kibana
6 13 (5.83%) Uchiwa
7 12 (5.38%) Graphite
7 12 (5.38%) HAProxy
7 12 (5.38%) Salt
8 4 (1.79%) Mesos
9 3 (1.35%) Nagios
9 3 (1.35%) Terraform
9 3 (1.35%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.90%) Cacti
10 2 (0.90%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.90%) Hyperic
10 2 (0.90%) Icinga
10 2 (0.90%) SELinux
Vendors
1 16 (7.17%) Google
2 12 (5.38%) VMware
3 7 (3.14%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.35%) Oracle
4 3 (1.35%) SaltStack
5 2 (0.90%) New Relic
5 2 (0.90%) Percona
5 2 (0.90%) Rackspace
5 2 (0.90%) Splunk
6 1 (0.45%) Apple
6 1 (0.45%) BT
6 1 (0.45%) Facebook
6 1 (0.45%) Twitter
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