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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Go (Golang)
Rank 573 591 577
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Contract jobs citing Go 47 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.037% 0.004%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.099% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 14 2
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% +27.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £327 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
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
21523 20252 19490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.85% 37.06% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14462 12959 12063
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 £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 414 555
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £59.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 2015.

Go Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Go
Top 22 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 31 July 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 +1 46 £450 -5.26% 31
London +15 35 £475 - 27
City of London -2 9 £425 -10.52% 5
Chester - 4 £438 -
Sheffield - 4 £350 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £350 -
Cheshire - 4 £438 -
Yorkshire - 4 £350 -
North West - 4 £438 - 1
Hampshire -6 2 £450 - 1
South East -9 2 £450 - 1
Croydon - 2 £438 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £338 -
Birmingham - 1 £550 -
North East - 1 £338 -
West Midlands - 1 £550 -
East of England - 1 £475 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £338 -
Cambridge - 1 £475 -
Clapham - 1 £400 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £475 -

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 65 (58.56%) Ruby
2 63 (56.76%) Java
3 58 (52.25%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (50.45%) Python
5 52 (46.85%) Puppet
6 46 (41.44%) MongoDB
7 45 (40.54%) DevOps
8 42 (37.84%) Scala
9 41 (36.94%) Amazon AWS
10 40 (36.04%) Ansible
11 35 (31.53%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (31.53%) Linux
12 33 (29.73%) Git (software)
12 33 (29.73%) Opscode Chef
13 31 (27.93%) PostgreSQL
14 29 (26.13%) Open Source
15 28 (25.23%) Microsoft Azure
16 27 (24.32%) Ruby on Rails
16 27 (24.32%) JavaScript
17 26 (23.42%) Configuration Management
17 26 (23.42%) Docker
18 25 (22.52%) Node.js
18 25 (22.52%) TDD
19 24 (21.62%) Finance
19 24 (21.62%) MySQL
20 22 (19.82%) Jenkins
21 21 (18.92%) TCP/IP
22 19 (17.12%) HTTP
22 19 (17.12%) SSL
22 19 (17.12%) Subversion

Go
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (22.52%) Node.js
2 8 (7.21%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.50%) Drupal
3 5 (4.50%) Alfresco
4 4 (3.60%) JBoss
5 2 (1.80%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.90%) Apache
6 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.90%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.90%) CMS
6 1 (0.90%) Zope
6 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 41 (36.94%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (25.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (16.22%) PaaS
4 17 (15.32%) Heroku
5 4 (3.60%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.70%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (2.70%) GitHub
7 1 (0.90%) IaaS
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.90%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.90%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.92%) TCP/IP
2 19 (17.12%) SSL
2 19 (17.12%) HTTP
3 9 (8.11%) Network Security
4 2 (1.80%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.80%) OpenFlow
4 2 (1.80%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (1.80%) LAN
4 2 (1.80%) WAN
5 1 (0.90%) DNS
5 1 (0.90%) Internet
5 1 (0.90%) SSH
5 1 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (41.44%) MongoDB
2 31 (27.93%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (21.62%) MySQL
4 10 (9.01%) Redis
5 9 (8.11%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.50%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.50%) MariaDB
7 4 (3.60%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (2.70%) Big Data
8 3 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.70%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.80%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.80%) HBase
10 1 (0.90%) Azkaban
10 1 (0.90%) OpenTSDB
10 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.90%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.90%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 33 (29.73%) Git (software)
2 22 (19.82%) Jenkins
3 19 (17.12%) Mercurial
3 19 (17.12%) Subversion
4 16 (14.41%) Cucumber
5 12 (10.81%) RSpec
6 7 (6.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (5.41%) Maven
8 5 (4.50%) Grunt
8 5 (4.50%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.80%) Gerrit
9 2 (1.80%) Capybara
9 2 (1.80%) Mockito
9 2 (1.80%) gulp
10 1 (0.90%) JIRA
10 1 (0.90%) Selenium
10 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.90%) JUnit
10 1 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 24 (21.62%) Finance
2 17 (15.32%) Front Office
3 5 (4.50%) Marketing
4 4 (3.60%) Games
5 3 (2.70%) Banking
5 3 (2.70%) Japanese Language
6 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Retail
7 1 (0.90%) French Language
7 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (55.86%) Developer
2 18 (16.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (10.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 11 (9.91%) RAD Developer
5 8 (7.21%) Java Developer
6 7 (6.31%) Ruby Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Architect
8 5 (4.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 5 (4.50%) DevOps Specialist
8 5 (4.50%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.60%) AWS Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Python Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Front Office Developer
10 3 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.70%) Web Developer
11 2 (1.80%) Node.js Developer
12 1 (0.90%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.32%) Ruby on Rails
2 14 (12.61%) HTML
2 14 (12.61%) Web Services
3 13 (11.71%) HTML5
4 11 (9.91%) Kafka
5 10 (9.01%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (9.01%) REST
5 10 (9.01%) Backbone.js
5 10 (9.01%) CSS
6 8 (7.21%) AngularJS
7 6 (5.41%) .NET
7 6 (5.41%) Symfony
8 5 (4.50%) Spring
8 5 (4.50%) Ember.js
9 4 (3.60%) Sass
9 4 (3.60%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (3.60%) SOAP
10 3 (2.70%) jQuery
10 3 (2.70%) CSS3
10 3 (2.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.50%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.60%) Xbox
2 4 (3.60%) Economics
2 4 (3.60%) Statistics
2 4 (3.60%) Mathematics
2 4 (3.60%) Social Network
2 4 (3.60%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.70%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.80%) Derivative
5 1 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.90%) Replication
5 1 (0.90%) Equities
5 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 35 (31.53%) Linux
2 11 (9.91%) UNIX
3 7 (6.31%) Windows
3 7 (6.31%) Mac OS X
4 5 (4.50%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.60%) CentOS
6 3 (2.70%) Android
6 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.90%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (52.25%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (40.54%) DevOps
3 35 (31.53%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (26.13%) Open Source
5 26 (23.42%) Configuration Management
6 25 (22.52%) TDD
7 17 (15.32%) RAD
8 14 (12.61%) Scrum
9 11 (9.91%) BDD
10 10 (9.01%) Load Balancing
10 10 (9.01%) Quantitative Analysis
10 10 (9.01%) E-Commerce
10 10 (9.01%) MVC
11 8 (7.21%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (5.41%) Microservices
12 6 (5.41%) Kanban
13 5 (4.50%) Test Automation
13 5 (4.50%) Pair Programming
14 4 (3.60%) Game Development
14 4 (3.60%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 65 (58.56%) Ruby
2 63 (56.76%) Java
3 56 (50.45%) Python
4 42 (37.84%) Scala
5 27 (24.32%) JavaScript
6 14 (12.61%) PHP
7 8 (7.21%) SQL
7 8 (7.21%) Shell Script
8 7 (6.31%) PowerShell
8 7 (6.31%) Clojure
9 6 (5.41%) VBA
10 4 (3.60%) C#
11 3 (2.70%) C++
11 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.70%) Groovy
11 3 (2.70%) R
12 2 (1.80%) Erlang
13 1 (0.90%) C
13 1 (0.90%) F#
Qualifications
1 6 (5.41%) Degree
2 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.80%) HP ASE
3 2 (1.80%) HP MASE
3 2 (1.80%) PhD
3 2 (1.80%) CCIE
3 2 (1.80%) CCNP
3 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.80%) RHCE
3 2 (1.80%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.91%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (23.42%) Docker
2 2 (1.80%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.90%) Xen
3 1 (0.90%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 52 (46.85%) Puppet
2 40 (36.04%) Ansible
3 33 (29.73%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (17.12%) Salt
5 9 (8.11%) Vagrant
6 8 (7.21%) ZABBIX
7 4 (3.60%) Nagios
8 3 (2.70%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.80%) Kibana
9 2 (1.80%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.80%) logstash
10 1 (0.90%) Mesos
Vendors
1 8 (7.21%) VMware
2 5 (4.50%) Percona
3 4 (3.60%) Netezza
3 4 (3.60%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (3.60%) Vertica
3 4 (3.60%) Tableau
3 4 (3.60%) SaltStack
4 2 (1.80%) Rackspace
4 2 (1.80%) Remedy
4 2 (1.80%) Cisco
4 2 (1.80%) HP
4 2 (1.80%) Juniper
4 2 (1.80%) Brocade
4 2 (1.80%) hybris
4 2 (1.80%) F5
5 1 (0.90%) Facebook
5 1 (0.90%) Twitter
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle
5 1 (0.90%) Zend
5 1 (0.90%) IBM
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