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 August 2016 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Go (Golang)
Rank 479 617 601
Rank change year-on-year
+138 -16
Contract jobs citing Go 185 45 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.077% 0.041%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.85% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 38 17
Median daily rate £525 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £341 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £438 £463
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.66 - -
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
21798 22221 20535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.98% 38.02% 37.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14953 14907 13037
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 447 489 403
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 August 2016.

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 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +141 185 £525 +20.00% 64
London +123 153 £525 +10.52% 43
City of London +64 38 £525 +23.52% 4
Westminster - 20 £525 -
South East - 12 £431 - 6
Yorkshire +3 10 £550 +29.41% 2
South Yorkshire -1 9 £550 +29.41%
Sheffield -7 9 £550 +29.41%
Bromley - 5 £700 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £463 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £450 - 2
Milton Keynes - 4 £463 -
East of England +14 3 £475 - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £475 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £475 -
North West +14 2 £420 -4.00%
North East -23 2 £500 +48.14%
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 2 £500 +48.14%
Tyne and Wear -26 2 £500 +48.14%
Manchester - 2 £420 -
East Midlands - 2 £525 - 1
Abingdon - 2 £450 -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
South West - 1 - - 3
Berkshire - 1 £363 - 3
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £413 -
Staines - 1 £413 -
Derbyshire - 1 £525 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 - -

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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.

1 276 (73.60%) Ruby
2 254 (67.73%) DevOps
3 236 (62.93%) Linux
4 192 (51.20%) Docker
5 186 (49.60%) Amazon AWS
6 179 (47.73%) Java
7 156 (41.60%) Python
8 150 (40.00%) Ansible
9 137 (36.53%) Puppet
10 128 (34.13%) Kubernetes
11 122 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
12 121 (32.27%) Configuration Management
13 117 (31.20%) Git (software)
14 109 (29.07%) etcd
15 106 (28.27%) GitHub
16 105 (28.00%) flannel
17 101 (26.93%) CoreOS
18 98 (26.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
18 98 (26.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
19 96 (25.60%) NoSQL
20 95 (25.33%) Jenkins
21 92 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
22 89 (23.73%) Security Hardening
23 85 (22.67%) TDD
24 84 (22.40%) Security Cleared
25 83 (22.13%) SC Cleared
25 83 (22.13%) SQL
26 81 (21.60%) PostgreSQL
27 76 (20.27%) nginx
28 75 (20.00%) rkt

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 76 (20.27%) nginx
2 70 (18.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 69 (18.40%) OpenStack
4 22 (5.87%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (5.07%) Apache Spark
6 12 (3.20%) Confluence
7 8 (2.13%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.87%) Apache
9 4 (1.07%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.80%) Drupal
10 3 (0.80%) JBoss
10 3 (0.80%) SAS
10 3 (0.80%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.53%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.53%) Mule
12 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.27%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.27%) Hubot
12 1 (0.27%) Jetty
12 1 (0.27%) Mongrel
Applications
1 3 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
1 3 (0.80%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 186 (49.60%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (28.27%) GitHub
3 65 (17.33%) PaaS
4 57 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (9.33%) Heroku
6 13 (3.47%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (2.40%) Google Apps
7 9 (2.40%) IaaS
8 8 (2.13%) Slack
9 7 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 7 (1.87%) Bluemix
9 7 (1.87%) IBM Cloud
10 5 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (1.07%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.80%) Office 365
13 2 (0.53%) SaaS
14 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.27%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 69 (18.40%) TCP/IP
2 59 (15.73%) HTTP
3 44 (11.73%) SSL
4 22 (5.87%) DNS
5 15 (4.00%) ICMP
6 14 (3.73%) VPN
7 8 (2.13%) AMQP
7 8 (2.13%) OpenVPN
8 5 (1.33%) DHCP
8 5 (1.33%) Internet
9 3 (0.80%) IPv4
9 3 (0.80%) IPv6
9 3 (0.80%) LDAP
9 3 (0.80%) Network Security
10 2 (0.53%) Intranet
10 2 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.27%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.27%) Broadband
11 1 (0.27%) FTP
11 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (25.60%) NoSQL
2 81 (21.60%) PostgreSQL
3 75 (20.00%) Redis
4 65 (17.33%) MySQL
5 64 (17.07%) MongoDB
6 47 (12.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (2.93%) Hadoop
7 11 (2.93%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.67%) Neo4j
9 9 (2.40%) SQL Server
10 8 (2.13%) Big Data
11 7 (1.87%) Datomic
12 6 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (1.60%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.80%) Power BI
14 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.53%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 117 (31.20%) Git (software)
2 95 (25.33%) Jenkins
3 74 (19.73%) Artifactory
4 72 (19.20%) GitLab
5 20 (5.33%) Bitbucket
6 15 (4.00%) GoCD
6 15 (4.00%) JIRA
7 11 (2.93%) Subversion
8 10 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (2.67%) Maven
9 9 (2.40%) Vagrant
10 7 (1.87%) Travis CI
11 6 (1.60%) Ant
11 6 (1.60%) Gradle
11 6 (1.60%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.80%) Geb
12 3 (0.80%) JUnit
12 3 (0.80%) Spock
13 2 (0.53%) Capybara
13 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 52 (13.87%) Finance
2 25 (6.67%) Retail
3 13 (3.47%) Banking
4 5 (1.33%) Aerospace
4 5 (1.33%) Marketing
5 4 (1.07%) Games
6 3 (0.80%) Back Office
7 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.27%) Electronics
8 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.27%) Front Office
8 1 (0.27%) Legal
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 167 (44.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 120 (32.00%) Developer
3 35 (9.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 32 (8.53%) Cloud Engineer
5 29 (7.73%) Software Engineer
6 28 (7.47%) AWS DevOps
7 26 (6.93%) AWS Engineer
8 25 (6.67%) Java Engineer
9 24 (6.40%) Java Developer
9 24 (6.40%) Linux Engineer
10 22 (5.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 18 (4.80%) Software Developer
12 17 (4.53%) Architect
12 17 (4.53%) Consultant
12 17 (4.53%) Lead DevOps
13 16 (4.27%) Cloud Developer
13 16 (4.27%) DevOps Consultant
13 16 (4.27%) Operations Engineer
14 15 (4.00%) Python Developer
14 15 (4.00%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (18.93%) Sensu
2 68 (18.13%) Node.js
3 45 (12.00%) Web Services
4 43 (11.47%) RabbitMQ
5 26 (6.93%) CSS
6 23 (6.13%) Ruby on Rails
7 21 (5.60%) HTML
8 20 (5.33%) .NET
8 20 (5.33%) AngularJS
9 15 (4.00%) RESTful
10 13 (3.47%) Django
11 12 (3.20%) HTML5
11 12 (3.20%) MCollective
12 11 (2.93%) JMS
12 11 (2.93%) Kafka
12 11 (2.93%) REST
13 9 (2.40%) Sass
14 8 (2.13%) ELK Stack
14 8 (2.13%) LAMP
14 8 (2.13%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.07%) Public Cloud
2 17 (4.53%) Fintech
3 16 (4.27%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.40%) Blockchain
6 8 (2.13%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.87%) Performance Metrics
8 6 (1.60%) Cloud Native
8 6 (1.60%) Cryptography
8 6 (1.60%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.33%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.33%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.07%) User Experience
11 3 (0.80%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.80%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.80%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.80%) Statistics
12 2 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 236 (62.93%) Linux
2 101 (26.93%) CoreOS
3 27 (7.20%) Unix
4 22 (5.87%) RancherOS
5 6 (1.60%) CentOS
6 5 (1.33%) Android
6 5 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.33%) Windows
7 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.80%) Debian
7 3 (0.80%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.80%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.80%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.27%) Solaris
8 1 (0.27%) SUSE
8 1 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (67.73%) DevOps
2 122 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (32.27%) Configuration Management
4 92 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
5 89 (23.73%) Security Hardening
6 85 (22.67%) TDD
7 71 (18.93%) Open Source
8 62 (16.53%) Software Engineering
9 53 (14.13%) Continuous Delivery
10 40 (10.67%) Microservices
11 27 (7.20%) Scrum
12 20 (5.33%) E-Commerce
12 20 (5.33%) High Availability
12 20 (5.33%) Mentoring
12 20 (5.33%) Web Development
13 18 (4.80%) SOA
14 17 (4.53%) Continuous Deployment
14 17 (4.53%) OO
15 16 (4.27%) BDD
15 16 (4.27%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 276 (73.60%) Ruby
2 179 (47.73%) Java
3 156 (41.60%) Python
4 83 (22.13%) SQL
5 56 (14.93%) JavaScript
6 50 (13.33%) Bash Shell
7 45 (12.00%) Scala
8 25 (6.67%) Erlang
9 23 (6.13%) C#
10 22 (5.87%) PHP
11 21 (5.60%) C
11 21 (5.60%) C++
12 16 (4.27%) Clojure
13 13 (3.47%) Perl
14 8 (2.13%) Rust
15 4 (1.07%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.07%) R
15 4 (1.07%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.80%) Jython
16 3 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 84 (22.40%) Security Cleared
2 83 (22.13%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.27%) Degree
4 11 (2.93%) DV Cleared
5 10 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (2.40%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) CISSP
7 1 (0.27%) CLAS
7 1 (0.27%) ISEB
7 1 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.33%) QA
2 3 (0.80%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (0.53%) GCP
4 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 192 (51.20%) Docker
2 109 (29.07%) etcd
3 105 (28.00%) flannel
4 71 (18.93%) Ceph
4 71 (18.93%) GlusterFS
5 30 (8.00%) vSphere
6 8 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.60%) LXC
8 4 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.80%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.53%) Xen
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.27%) KVM
11 1 (0.27%) NFS
11 1 (0.27%) Squid
11 1 (0.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 150 (40.00%) Ansible
2 137 (36.53%) Puppet
3 128 (34.13%) Kubernetes
4 98 (26.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 98 (26.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 75 (20.00%) rkt
6 74 (19.73%) Opscode Chef
7 72 (19.20%) HAProxy
8 71 (18.93%) logstash
9 66 (17.60%) Graphite
10 33 (8.80%) Consul
11 29 (7.73%) Terraform
12 28 (7.47%) Mesos
13 23 (6.13%) Marathon
14 22 (5.87%) Rancher
15 11 (2.93%) Packer
16 10 (2.67%) Salt
17 6 (1.60%) Kibana
18 4 (1.07%) Grafana
19 3 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (5.33%) Google
2 15 (4.00%) VMware
3 12 (3.20%) Oracle
4 6 (1.60%) F5
5 5 (1.33%) CheckPoint
5 5 (1.33%) Cisco
5 5 (1.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.07%) Rackspace
7 3 (0.80%) Citrix
7 3 (0.80%) EMC
7 3 (0.80%) Guidewire
7 3 (0.80%) Informatica
7 3 (0.80%) MuleSoft
7 3 (0.80%) Siebel
7 3 (0.80%) Splunk
7 3 (0.80%) Teradata
8 2 (0.53%) Hortonworks
8 2 (0.53%) IBM
9 1 (0.27%) MapR
9 1 (0.27%) SAP
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + DOE
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 days ago