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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Go (Golang)
Rank 551 589 548
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -41
Contract jobs citing Go 61 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.025% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 4 3
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£438 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 - -
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
20946 20194 17458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.52% 37.55% 37.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13643 13193 10717
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 443 479 627
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 6 May 2015.

Go Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Go
Top 9 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 6 May 2015. 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
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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 +39 61 £438 -16.66% 20
London +37 50 £475 -9.52% 15
City of London +28 10 £600 +71.42% 5
Hampshire - 6 £375 - 2
South East - 6 £375 - 2
North West - 5 £438 -
Chester - 5 £438 -
Cheshire - 5 £438 -
Southampton - 2 £356 - 1

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 77 (61.11%) Python
2 71 (56.35%) Java
3 66 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (51.59%) Ruby
5 58 (46.03%) Puppet
6 45 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
6 45 (35.71%) Finance
6 45 (35.71%) Linux
7 38 (30.16%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (29.37%) DevOps
9 36 (28.57%) Scala
9 36 (28.57%) MongoDB
10 35 (27.78%) Ansible
11 34 (26.98%) Opscode Chef
12 33 (26.19%) Git (software)
13 32 (25.40%) Microsoft Azure
13 32 (25.40%) Jenkins
14 31 (24.60%) Ruby on Rails
15 30 (23.81%) Front Office
15 30 (23.81%) RAD
16 28 (22.22%) Configuration Management
17 27 (21.43%) Node.js
17 27 (21.43%) Heroku
18 23 (18.25%) UNIX
18 23 (18.25%) JavaScript
19 21 (16.67%) HTML
19 21 (16.67%) Quantitative Analysis
19 21 (16.67%) HTML5
20 20 (15.87%) TDD
21 19 (15.08%) Scrum

Go
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 27 (21.43%) Node.js
2 11 (8.73%) JBoss
3 7 (5.56%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.97%) Drupal
5 2 (1.59%) Apache
5 2 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.79%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.79%) CMS
6 1 (0.79%) Zope
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 45 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (25.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (21.43%) Heroku
4 11 (8.73%) PaaS
5 7 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (3.97%) Amazon S3
7 4 (3.17%) GitHub
8 3 (2.38%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (2.38%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.79%) Route 53
9 1 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.32%) TCP/IP
2 12 (9.52%) HTTP
2 12 (9.52%) SSL
3 5 (3.97%) Internet
3 5 (3.97%) Network Security
4 2 (1.59%) DNS
4 2 (1.59%) DHCP
4 2 (1.59%) VLAN
4 2 (1.59%) Firewall
4 2 (1.59%) SNMP
5 1 (0.79%) LAN
5 1 (0.79%) WAN
5 1 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.79%) OpenFlow
5 1 (0.79%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 17 (13.49%) Redis
3 16 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (11.90%) Hadoop
5 13 (10.32%) MySQL
5 13 (10.32%) MariaDB
6 8 (6.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (3.97%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.17%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (2.38%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.38%) Big Data
9 3 (2.38%) RethinkDB
10 1 (0.79%) Riak
10 1 (0.79%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.79%) Azkaban
10 1 (0.79%) OpenTSDB
10 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.79%) HBase
10 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.79%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 33 (26.19%) Git (software)
2 32 (25.40%) Jenkins
3 16 (12.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (8.73%) Subversion
4 11 (8.73%) Maven
4 11 (8.73%) Mercurial
4 11 (8.73%) RSpec
4 11 (8.73%) Cucumber
4 11 (8.73%) Artifactory
5 3 (2.38%) Capybara
6 2 (1.59%) Grunt
7 1 (0.79%) Yeoman
7 1 (0.79%) Bower
7 1 (0.79%) JIRA
7 1 (0.79%) Gerrit
General
1 45 (35.71%) Finance
2 30 (23.81%) Front Office
3 10 (7.94%) Marketing
4 4 (3.17%) Games
4 4 (3.17%) Banking
4 4 (3.17%) Electronics
4 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.38%) Japanese Language
6 2 (1.59%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.79%) French Language
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 75 (59.52%) Developer
2 21 (16.67%) RAD Developer
3 16 (12.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (10.32%) Excel Developer
5 11 (8.73%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.35%) Ruby Developer
6 8 (6.35%) DevOps Specialist
7 7 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Architect
8 5 (3.97%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 5 (3.97%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.97%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (3.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.17%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.38%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.38%) Senior Web Developer
10 3 (2.38%) Front Office Developer
10 3 (2.38%) Python Developer
10 3 (2.38%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (24.60%) Ruby on Rails
2 21 (16.67%) HTML5
2 21 (16.67%) HTML
3 19 (15.08%) RabbitMQ
4 18 (14.29%) Web Services
5 15 (11.90%) AngularJS
6 14 (11.11%) CSS
7 9 (7.14%) LAMP
7 9 (7.14%) REST
7 9 (7.14%) CSS3
8 6 (4.76%) Spring
9 5 (3.97%) Kafka
9 5 (3.97%) SOAP
10 4 (3.17%) XML
10 4 (3.17%) JSON
10 4 (3.17%) Backbone.js
10 4 (3.17%) React
11 3 (2.38%) ZeroMQ
11 3 (2.38%) Sinatra
11 3 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.49%) Open Source
2 12 (9.52%) Derivative
3 5 (3.97%) Economics
4 4 (3.17%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.17%) Statistics
4 4 (3.17%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.17%) DTV
4 4 (3.17%) Xbox
5 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.59%) Equities
6 2 (1.59%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.71%) Linux
2 23 (18.25%) UNIX
3 17 (13.49%) Windows
4 16 (12.70%) Mac OS X
5 11 (8.73%) Ubuntu
6 7 (5.56%) CentOS
7 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.16%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (29.37%) DevOps
4 30 (23.81%) RAD
5 28 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 21 (16.67%) Quantitative Analysis
7 20 (15.87%) TDD
8 19 (15.08%) Scrum
9 16 (12.70%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (10.32%) BDD
11 12 (9.52%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.76%) MVC
12 6 (4.76%) Mentoring
12 6 (4.76%) Load Balancing
13 5 (3.97%) User Stories
14 4 (3.17%) Analytics
14 4 (3.17%) Functional Programming
14 4 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (3.17%) OO
14 4 (3.17%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 77 (61.11%) Python
2 71 (56.35%) Java
3 65 (51.59%) Ruby
4 36 (28.57%) Scala
5 23 (18.25%) JavaScript
6 19 (15.08%) VBA
7 16 (12.70%) Shell Script
7 16 (12.70%) PowerShell
8 15 (11.90%) PHP
9 8 (6.35%) SQL
9 8 (6.35%) Clojure
10 5 (3.97%) Erlang
11 3 (2.38%) Haskell
11 3 (2.38%) C++
11 3 (2.38%) C
11 3 (2.38%) R
12 1 (0.79%) C#
12 1 (0.79%) Groovy
12 1 (0.79%) F#
Qualifications
1 7 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (1.59%) PhD
3 1 (0.79%) CCIE
3 1 (0.79%) CCNP
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.79%) RHCE
3 1 (0.79%) LPIC
3 1 (0.79%) HP ASE
3 1 (0.79%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 15 (11.90%) Docker
2 5 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.38%) vSphere
3 3 (2.38%) vCloud
4 2 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 58 (46.03%) Puppet
2 35 (27.78%) Ansible
3 34 (26.98%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (10.32%) Nagios
5 12 (9.52%) ZABBIX
6 11 (8.73%) Salt
7 6 (4.76%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.59%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.79%) logstash
9 1 (0.79%) Kibana
9 1 (0.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (13.49%) VMware
2 5 (3.97%) Rackspace
3 4 (3.17%) Tableau
3 4 (3.17%) Vertica
3 4 (3.17%) Netezza
3 4 (3.17%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (3.17%) SAP
4 3 (2.38%) Google
4 3 (2.38%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (1.59%) hybris
5 2 (1.59%) Remedy
6 1 (0.79%) ATG
6 1 (0.79%) KANA
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco
6 1 (0.79%) IBM
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.79%) HP
6 1 (0.79%) Juniper
6 1 (0.79%) F5
6 1 (0.79%) Brocade
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