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 24 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Go (Golang)
UK
Rank 380 456 554
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +98
Contract jobs citing Go 232 172 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.33% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.26% 0.87% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 135 51
Median daily rate £513 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £560 £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £378 £365
% change year-on-year
+22.51% +3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
18473 19878 19824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.68% 38.22% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12733 13507 13054
Median daily rate £430 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 487 421
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £18.30 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.85 £50.51 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 24 February 2017.

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 30 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +99 208 £525 +16.66% 61
London +64 164 £525 +16.66% 50
City of London +9 19 £525 -4.54% 8
Wales -4 19 £413 +10.00%
Yorkshire +26 16 £463 -9.75% 1
South Wales -1 16 £408 +8.66%
Cardiff +3 15 £403 +7.33%
West Yorkshire +32 13 £350 - 1
Leeds +18 13 £350 - 1
East of England - 13 £553 - 1
Hertfordshire - 12 £555 -
Croydon +6 5 - -
South Yorkshire +4 5 £525 +10.52%
Sheffield +1 5 £525 +10.52%
South West +18 4 £488 - 2
Westminster +4 4 £663 +39.47%
North West +21 3 £300 -33.33% 4
South East +16 3 £438 -25.53% 3
Wiltshire - 3 £488 -
North East - 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £531 -
West Midlands +11 2 - -
Manchester +9 2 - - 3
Hammersmith - 2 £525 -
Coventry - 2 - -
Surrey +12 1 - -
Newport - 1 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £475 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £475 -

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 263 (58.84%) DevOps
2 256 (57.27%) Java
3 225 (50.34%) Linux
4 211 (47.20%) Python
5 200 (44.74%) Ruby
6 196 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
7 185 (41.39%) Amazon AWS
8 184 (41.16%) Docker
9 153 (34.23%) Ansible
10 133 (29.75%) Opscode Chef
11 117 (26.17%) Git (software)
12 109 (24.38%) TDD
12 109 (24.38%) Continuous Integration
13 105 (23.49%) Puppet
14 104 (23.27%) Jenkins
15 98 (21.92%) Kubernetes
16 90 (20.13%) Terraform
17 89 (19.91%) JavaScript
17 89 (19.91%) Configuration Management
18 84 (18.79%) PostgreSQL
19 79 (17.67%) HTTP
20 72 (16.11%) MongoDB
20 72 (16.11%) Node.js
20 72 (16.11%) Security Cleared
21 70 (15.66%) Open Source
22 67 (14.99%) Microservices
23 66 (14.77%) HTML
24 64 (14.32%) Continuous Delivery
25 63 (14.09%) REST
26 59 (13.20%) Scala

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 49 (10.96%) OpenStack
2 45 (10.07%) Elasticsearch
3 39 (8.72%) Cloud Foundry
4 26 (5.82%) Apache
4 26 (5.82%) nginx
5 16 (3.58%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.24%) Ethereum
6 10 (2.24%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.01%) Apache Spark
7 9 (2.01%) Hyperledger
8 8 (1.79%) JBoss
9 7 (1.57%) Hubot
10 5 (1.12%) Confluence
11 4 (0.89%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.89%) IIS
11 4 (0.89%) WordPress
12 3 (0.67%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.45%) Jetty
14 1 (0.22%) CloudStack
14 1 (0.22%) SAS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 185 (41.39%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (12.75%) PaaS
3 49 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 45 (10.07%) GitHub
5 25 (5.59%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (5.59%) AWS CloudFormation
6 20 (4.47%) Heroku
6 20 (4.47%) IaaS
7 13 (2.91%) Datadog
8 12 (2.68%) Amazon S3
8 12 (2.68%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (2.24%) Amazon ELB
9 10 (2.24%) Route 53
9 10 (2.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (2.01%) Amazon EMR
10 9 (2.01%) Amazon Kinesis
10 9 (2.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.89%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.89%) Loggly
11 4 (0.89%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 79 (17.67%) HTTP
2 45 (10.07%) TCP/IP
3 24 (5.37%) SSL
4 15 (3.36%) DNS
5 9 (2.01%) AMQP
5 9 (2.01%) Internet
6 6 (1.34%) VPN
7 5 (1.12%) ICMP
7 5 (1.12%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.89%) Firewall
8 4 (0.89%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (0.45%) Intranet
9 2 (0.45%) LDAP
10 1 (0.22%) DHCP
10 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.22%) SNMP
10 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (18.79%) PostgreSQL
2 72 (16.11%) MongoDB
3 57 (12.75%) Redis
4 56 (12.53%) MySQL
5 29 (6.49%) NoSQL
6 27 (6.04%) Relational Database
7 25 (5.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 23 (5.15%) Big Data
9 18 (4.03%) SQL Server
10 17 (3.80%) Blockchain
11 16 (3.58%) Hadoop
12 13 (2.91%) Neo4j
13 8 (1.79%) Tick Data
14 7 (1.57%) Riak
15 5 (1.12%) MariaDB
15 5 (1.12%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
16 4 (0.89%) Apache Hive
17 3 (0.67%) HBase
18 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 117 (26.17%) Git (software)
2 104 (23.27%) Jenkins
3 41 (9.17%) JIRA
4 36 (8.05%) Maven
5 24 (5.37%) Gradle
5 24 (5.37%) Subversion
6 22 (4.92%) Vagrant
7 20 (4.47%) Cucumber
7 20 (4.47%) GoCD
8 19 (4.25%) Ant
9 18 (4.03%) Bitbucket
10 17 (3.80%) Mercurial
11 14 (3.13%) Bazaar
12 11 (2.46%) Travis CI
13 10 (2.24%) Artifactory
13 10 (2.24%) JUnit
14 9 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (2.01%) Jasmine
15 8 (1.79%) SonarQube
15 8 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (12.08%) Finance
2 18 (4.03%) Retail
3 17 (3.80%) Banking
4 16 (3.58%) Marketing
5 12 (2.68%) Front Office
6 11 (2.46%) Games
7 10 (2.24%) Electronics
7 10 (2.24%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.24%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.79%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.89%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.22%) Automotive
11 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 221 (49.44%) Developer
2 137 (30.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 71 (15.88%) Java Developer
4 30 (6.71%) AWS DevOps
4 30 (6.71%) Senior Developer
5 26 (5.82%) AWS Engineer
6 25 (5.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 25 (5.59%) Python Developer
7 24 (5.37%) Ruby Developer
8 23 (5.15%) Linux Engineer
9 21 (4.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 19 (4.25%) Senior DevOps
10 19 (4.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 18 (4.03%) Software Developer
11 18 (4.03%) Software Engineer
12 17 (3.80%) Consultant
12 17 (3.80%) Java Engineer
13 16 (3.58%) Cloud Engineer
14 15 (3.36%) AWS Developer
14 15 (3.36%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (16.11%) Node.js
2 66 (14.77%) HTML
3 63 (14.09%) REST
4 52 (11.63%) Web Services
5 48 (10.74%) AngularJS
6 45 (10.07%) JSON
6 45 (10.07%) Spring
7 43 (9.62%) Elastic Stack
8 42 (9.40%) RabbitMQ
9 38 (8.50%) Kafka
10 36 (8.05%) CSS
11 34 (7.61%) RESTful
12 32 (7.16%) HTML5
13 30 (6.71%) Spring Boot
14 22 (4.92%) Ruby on Rails
15 18 (4.03%) iXBRL
16 17 (3.80%) Dropwizard
16 17 (3.80%) Hibernate
17 16 (3.58%) Django
17 16 (3.58%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.82%) Algorithms
2 23 (5.15%) Data Structures
3 14 (3.13%) Fintech
3 14 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
3 14 (3.13%) User Experience
4 11 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (1.79%) Virtual Team
6 7 (1.57%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.57%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.57%) Minimum Viable Product
6 7 (1.57%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.34%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.12%) Blog
8 5 (1.12%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.12%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.89%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.67%) Bitcoin
10 3 (0.67%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 225 (50.34%) Linux
2 54 (12.08%) CoreOS
3 47 (10.51%) Unix
4 35 (7.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (7.83%) Windows
5 26 (5.82%) Ubuntu
6 14 (3.13%) Mac OS
7 13 (2.91%) Mac OS X
8 11 (2.46%) RancherOS
9 9 (2.01%) CentOS
10 8 (1.79%) Android
10 8 (1.79%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.34%) Solaris
12 3 (0.67%) SUSE
12 3 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.45%) Debian
14 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
14 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (58.84%) DevOps
2 196 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (24.38%) Continuous Integration
3 109 (24.38%) TDD
4 89 (19.91%) Configuration Management
5 70 (15.66%) Open Source
6 67 (14.99%) Microservices
7 64 (14.32%) Continuous Delivery
8 54 (12.08%) Scrum
8 54 (12.08%) Software Engineering
9 46 (10.29%) OO
10 44 (9.84%) BDD
11 30 (6.71%) High Availability
12 29 (6.49%) E-Commerce
12 29 (6.49%) Kanban
13 27 (6.04%) Continuous Deployment
13 27 (6.04%) Web Operations
14 23 (5.15%) Unit Testing
15 21 (4.70%) Web Development
16 20 (4.47%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 256 (57.27%) Java
2 211 (47.20%) Python
3 200 (44.74%) Ruby
4 89 (19.91%) JavaScript
5 59 (13.20%) Scala
6 58 (12.98%) Bash Shell
7 41 (9.17%) PHP
8 37 (8.28%) C++
9 34 (7.61%) Rust
10 33 (7.38%) Perl
11 32 (7.16%) C
12 27 (6.04%) Clojure
13 24 (5.37%) SQL
14 22 (4.92%) F#
15 20 (4.47%) C#
16 18 (4.03%) PowerShell
17 9 (2.01%) Haskell
18 7 (1.57%) CoffeeScript
18 7 (1.57%) Erlang
19 6 (1.34%) Korn
Qualifications
1 72 (16.11%) Security Cleared
2 57 (12.75%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.24%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (2.01%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.79%) PhD
6 7 (1.57%) Degree
7 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.80%) QA
2 3 (0.67%) GCP
3 1 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.22%) SDET
System Software
1 184 (41.16%) Docker
2 15 (3.36%) etcd
2 15 (3.36%) flannel
2 15 (3.36%) vSphere
3 6 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.12%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.12%) vCloud
5 4 (0.89%) Ceph
5 4 (0.89%) GlusterFS
5 4 (0.89%) NFS
6 3 (0.67%) Squid
7 2 (0.45%) HDFS
7 2 (0.45%) LXC
8 1 (0.22%) Gluster
8 1 (0.22%) Varnish
8 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 153 (34.23%) Ansible
2 133 (29.75%) Opscode Chef
3 105 (23.49%) Puppet
4 98 (21.92%) Kubernetes
5 90 (20.13%) Terraform
6 42 (9.40%) Salt
7 32 (7.16%) Sysdig
8 27 (6.04%) Mesos
9 24 (5.37%) Consul
10 21 (4.70%) rkt
11 19 (4.25%) logstash
12 18 (4.03%) Marathon
13 15 (3.36%) Docker Swarm
13 15 (3.36%) Nagios
14 14 (3.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 14 (3.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 11 (2.46%) Rancher
16 10 (2.24%) ZABBIX
17 6 (1.34%) Graphite
18 5 (1.12%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 36 (8.05%) Google
2 17 (3.80%) Oracle
3 14 (3.13%) Red Hat
3 14 (3.13%) SaltStack
4 13 (2.91%) Microsoft
5 12 (2.68%) VMware
6 10 (2.24%) SAP
7 7 (1.57%) New Relic
7 7 (1.57%) Splunk
8 5 (1.12%) PagerDuty
8 5 (1.12%) Rackspace
9 4 (0.89%) AppDynamics
9 4 (0.89%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.67%) Mercator
11 2 (0.45%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.45%) Cisco
11 2 (0.45%) EMC
11 2 (0.45%) ForgeRock
11 2 (0.45%) IBM
11 2 (0.45%) Isilon
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