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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Go (Golang)
Rank 543 593 566
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -27
Contract jobs citing Go 57 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.011% 0.002%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.030% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 4 1
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£444 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.47% +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
21370 20232 18670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.09% 37.57% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14302 13111 11434
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 434 602
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £17.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

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 30 June 2015.

Go Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Go
Top 17 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 30 June 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 +40 56 £450 -14.28% 29
London +24 42 £475 -9.52% 25
City of London - 11 £475 - 8
North West - 7 £438 - 1
Chester - 7 £438 -
Cheshire - 7 £438 -
Hampshire - 5 £450 - 1
South East - 5 £450 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £338 - 2
North East - 1 £338 - 2
Clapham - 1 £400 -
East of England - 1 £475 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £475 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £338 - 2
Southampton - 1 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £475 -

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 61 (57.01%) Python
2 60 (56.07%) Java
3 59 (55.14%) Ruby
4 56 (52.34%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (46.73%) Puppet
6 42 (39.25%) Amazon AWS
7 41 (38.32%) DevOps
8 38 (35.51%) MongoDB
9 36 (33.64%) Ansible
10 35 (32.71%) Scala
10 35 (32.71%) Linux
11 33 (30.84%) Git (software)
12 32 (29.91%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (29.91%) Opscode Chef
13 31 (28.97%) Finance
14 30 (28.04%) Microsoft Azure
15 28 (26.17%) Configuration Management
16 26 (24.30%) Ruby on Rails
17 25 (23.36%) TDD
18 24 (22.43%) PostgreSQL
19 23 (21.50%) MySQL
20 22 (20.56%) Docker
21 21 (19.63%) Jenkins
21 21 (19.63%) Open Source
21 21 (19.63%) RAD
21 21 (19.63%) Front Office
22 20 (18.69%) JavaScript
22 20 (18.69%) TCP/IP
23 18 (16.82%) SSL
23 18 (16.82%) HTTP

Go
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 18 (16.82%) Node.js
2 7 (6.54%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.74%) JBoss
4 3 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.87%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.93%) Apache
6 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.93%) CMS
6 1 (0.93%) Zope
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.93%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 42 (39.25%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (28.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (16.82%) Heroku
4 17 (15.89%) PaaS
5 4 (3.74%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.80%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (1.87%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.93%) Route 53
8 1 (0.93%) GitHub
8 1 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.93%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.69%) TCP/IP
2 18 (16.82%) SSL
2 18 (16.82%) HTTP
3 8 (7.48%) Network Security
4 2 (1.87%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.87%) OpenFlow
4 2 (1.87%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (1.87%) Internet
4 2 (1.87%) LAN
4 2 (1.87%) WAN
5 1 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (35.51%) MongoDB
2 24 (22.43%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (21.50%) MySQL
4 9 (8.41%) Redis
5 8 (7.48%) Hadoop
6 6 (5.61%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.67%) MariaDB
8 4 (3.74%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (2.80%) Big Data
9 3 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.80%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.87%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.93%) HBase
11 1 (0.93%) Azkaban
11 1 (0.93%) OpenTSDB
11 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.93%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 33 (30.84%) Git (software)
2 21 (19.63%) Jenkins
3 17 (15.89%) Mercurial
3 17 (15.89%) Subversion
4 12 (11.21%) RSpec
4 12 (11.21%) Cucumber
5 10 (9.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (3.74%) Maven
6 4 (3.74%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.87%) gulp
7 2 (1.87%) Grunt
7 2 (1.87%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.87%) Capybara
8 1 (0.93%) JIRA
8 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 31 (28.97%) Finance
2 21 (19.63%) Front Office
3 9 (8.41%) Marketing
4 4 (3.74%) Games
5 3 (2.80%) Banking
5 3 (2.80%) Japanese Language
6 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Retail
7 1 (0.93%) French Language
7 1 (0.93%) Electronics
7 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (57.01%) Developer
2 16 (14.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (14.02%) RAD Developer
4 10 (9.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 7 (6.54%) Ruby Developer
5 7 (6.54%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.61%) Java Developer
7 5 (4.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 5 (4.67%) Excel Developer
7 5 (4.67%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
7 5 (4.67%) DevOps Specialist
8 4 (3.74%) Architect
9 3 (2.80%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Python Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Front Office Developer
10 2 (1.87%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (1.87%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (1.87%) Node.js Developer
10 2 (1.87%) Technical Architect
10 2 (1.87%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.30%) Ruby on Rails
2 16 (14.95%) Web Services
3 13 (12.15%) HTML
3 13 (12.15%) HTML5
4 11 (10.28%) AngularJS
5 10 (9.35%) REST
6 9 (8.41%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (7.48%) Kafka
7 8 (7.48%) CSS
8 7 (6.54%) Backbone.js
9 5 (4.67%) .NET
9 5 (4.67%) LAMP
9 5 (4.67%) Spring
10 4 (3.74%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (2.80%) CSS3
11 3 (2.80%) Ember.js
11 3 (2.80%) Meteor
11 3 (2.80%) SOAP
12 2 (1.87%) XML
12 2 (1.87%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.61%) Derivative
2 4 (3.74%) Statistics
2 4 (3.74%) Mathematics
2 4 (3.74%) Visualisation
2 4 (3.74%) Economics
2 4 (3.74%) Xbox
3 3 (2.80%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.87%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.93%) DTV
5 1 (0.93%) Replication
5 1 (0.93%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 35 (32.71%) Linux
2 14 (13.08%) UNIX
3 10 (9.35%) Windows
3 10 (9.35%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.74%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.74%) CentOS
5 2 (1.87%) Android
5 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (52.34%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (38.32%) DevOps
3 32 (29.91%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (26.17%) Configuration Management
5 25 (23.36%) TDD
6 21 (19.63%) Open Source
6 21 (19.63%) RAD
7 14 (13.08%) Quantitative Analysis
8 13 (12.15%) Scrum
9 11 (10.28%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (9.35%) BDD
11 9 (8.41%) MVC
11 9 (8.41%) Load Balancing
12 7 (6.54%) E-Commerce
13 5 (4.67%) Test Automation
14 4 (3.74%) Multithreading
14 4 (3.74%) Game Development
14 4 (3.74%) MapReduce
14 4 (3.74%) Analytics
14 4 (3.74%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 61 (57.01%) Python
2 60 (56.07%) Java
3 59 (55.14%) Ruby
4 35 (32.71%) Scala
5 20 (18.69%) JavaScript
6 11 (10.28%) PHP
7 10 (9.35%) VBA
7 10 (9.35%) PowerShell
7 10 (9.35%) Shell Script
8 7 (6.54%) SQL
9 5 (4.67%) Clojure
10 3 (2.80%) R
11 2 (1.87%) C#
12 1 (0.93%) C++
12 1 (0.93%) C
12 1 (0.93%) Erlang
12 1 (0.93%) Groovy
12 1 (0.93%) F#
12 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (5.61%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) HP ASE
2 2 (1.87%) HP MASE
2 2 (1.87%) PhD
2 2 (1.87%) CCIE
2 2 (1.87%) CCNP
2 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.87%) RHCE
2 2 (1.87%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.28%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (20.56%) Docker
2 2 (1.87%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (46.73%) Puppet
2 36 (33.64%) Ansible
3 32 (29.91%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (15.89%) Salt
5 8 (7.48%) Vagrant
6 5 (4.67%) Nagios
6 5 (4.67%) ZABBIX
7 3 (2.80%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.87%) logstash
8 2 (1.87%) Kibana
8 2 (1.87%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.93%) Mesos
Vendors
1 8 (7.48%) VMware
2 4 (3.74%) MicroStrategy
2 4 (3.74%) Netezza
2 4 (3.74%) Tableau
2 4 (3.74%) Vertica
3 2 (1.87%) Rackspace
3 2 (1.87%) SaltStack
3 2 (1.87%) Brocade
3 2 (1.87%) Remedy
3 2 (1.87%) Cisco
3 2 (1.87%) HP
3 2 (1.87%) Juniper
3 2 (1.87%) F5
4 1 (0.93%) IBM
4 1 (0.93%) ATG
4 1 (0.93%) Google
4 1 (0.93%) SAP
4 1 (0.93%) Zend
4 1 (0.93%) hybris
4 1 (0.93%) Facebook
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day 6-12 months
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago