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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Go (Golang)
Rank 458 572 617
Rank change year-on-year
+114 +45
Contract jobs citing Go 190 64 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.11% 0.007%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 0.31% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 48 4
Median daily rate £550 £438 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £588 £438 -
% change year-on-year
+34.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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
21209 20865 20370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.16% 37.36% 37.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14599 13576 13264
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 443 481
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.77 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 4 May 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 26 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 4 May 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 +102 187 £550 +25.71% 40
London +60 124 £510 +7.36% 31
South East +24 34 £675 +61.67% 1
City of London +60 30 £544 -9.37% 5
Kent - 26 £700 -
Yorkshire - 18 £588 - 1
North West +1 9 £450 +2.85% 2
Sheffield - 9 £625 - 1
South Yorkshire - 9 £625 - 1
Tonbridge - 8 £606 -
Hampshire +4 7 £375 -10.17%
Manchester - 7 £450 - 2
Croydon - 6 £475 -
Westminster - 6 £475 -
Eastleigh - 4 - -
Wales - 3 £400 -
Cheshire -15 2 £429 -2.00%
Cardiff - 2 £380 -
South Wales - 2 £380 -
Southampton +13 1 £330 -12.00%
Reading - 1 - - 1
Knutsford - 1 £400 -
South West - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 £450 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Swansea - 1 £450 -

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 235 (68.12%) Java
2 215 (62.32%) Ruby
3 176 (51.01%) DevOps
4 172 (49.86%) Linux
5 168 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
6 162 (46.96%) Amazon AWS
7 153 (44.35%) Python
8 137 (39.71%) NoSQL
9 126 (36.52%) SQL
10 119 (34.49%) Docker
11 115 (33.33%) Puppet
11 115 (33.33%) Git (software)
12 110 (31.88%) TDD
13 109 (31.59%) Configuration Management
14 101 (29.28%) Ansible
15 91 (26.38%) Kubernetes
15 91 (26.38%) Scala
15 91 (26.38%) Redis
16 89 (25.80%) Unix
17 87 (25.22%) MongoDB
18 86 (24.93%) Continuous Integration
18 86 (24.93%) Software Engineering
19 84 (24.35%) Sensu
20 81 (23.48%) Web Services
20 81 (23.48%) JavaScript
21 80 (23.19%) nginx
21 80 (23.19%) logstash
22 72 (20.87%) GitHub
22 72 (20.87%) Artifactory
22 72 (20.87%) Graphite

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 80 (23.19%) nginx
2 64 (18.55%) Cloud Foundry
3 61 (17.68%) Node.js
4 56 (16.23%) OpenStack
5 29 (8.41%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (4.35%) Tomcat
7 12 (3.48%) JBoss
8 10 (2.90%) IIS
9 9 (2.61%) Apache Spark
10 7 (2.03%) Apache
11 1 (0.29%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.29%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.29%) Confluence
11 1 (0.29%) Jetty
11 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.29%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 162 (46.96%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (20.87%) GitHub
3 58 (16.81%) PaaS
4 53 (15.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 41 (11.88%) Heroku
6 16 (4.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (4.06%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (3.19%) Amazon S3
9 10 (2.90%) IaaS
10 9 (2.61%) Amazon Glacier
10 9 (2.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (2.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (1.45%) Bluemix
12 5 (1.45%) SaaS
13 2 (0.58%) Amazon CloudSearch
13 2 (0.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.58%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.86%) HTTP
2 27 (7.83%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.90%) SSL
4 9 (2.61%) AMQP
4 9 (2.61%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (1.45%) Software-Defined Networking
6 4 (1.16%) DNS
6 4 (1.16%) Internet
7 3 (0.87%) LDAP
8 2 (0.58%) Intranet
9 1 (0.29%) DHCP
9 1 (0.29%) FTP
9 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.29%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (39.71%) NoSQL
2 91 (26.38%) Redis
3 87 (25.22%) MongoDB
4 69 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
5 54 (15.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 47 (13.62%) MySQL
7 25 (7.25%) Relational Database
8 12 (3.48%) Neo4j
9 9 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (2.03%) Datomic
11 5 (1.45%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.87%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.58%) Big Data
14 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.58%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.58%) SQL Server
15 1 (0.29%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 115 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 72 (20.87%) Artifactory
3 70 (20.29%) GitLab
4 68 (19.71%) Jenkins
5 32 (9.28%) Selenium
6 31 (8.99%) Cucumber
7 11 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (2.03%) JIRA
9 6 (1.74%) Travis CI
10 5 (1.45%) Maven
11 4 (1.16%) Grunt
11 4 (1.16%) gulp
12 3 (0.87%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.58%) Ant
13 2 (0.58%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.58%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (0.29%) PHPUnit
14 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
General
1 58 (16.81%) Finance
2 26 (7.54%) Legal
3 12 (3.48%) Banking
4 11 (3.19%) Marketing
5 9 (2.61%) Games
6 8 (2.32%) Retail
7 5 (1.45%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 165 (47.83%) Developer
2 106 (30.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 44 (12.75%) Java Developer
4 29 (8.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 24 (6.96%) Java Engineer
5 24 (6.96%) Software Engineer
6 23 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
7 20 (5.80%) Software Developer
8 19 (5.51%) Python Developer
9 16 (4.64%) Consultant
10 14 (4.06%) DevOps Consultant
10 14 (4.06%) Linux Consultant
10 14 (4.06%) Operations Engineer
11 13 (3.77%) AWS Engineer
11 13 (3.77%) Cloud Developer
11 13 (3.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 13 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
11 13 (3.77%) Perl Developer
12 12 (3.48%) Java Software Engineer
13 11 (3.19%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (24.35%) Sensu
2 81 (23.48%) Web Services
3 66 (19.13%) RabbitMQ
4 60 (17.39%) CSS
5 58 (16.81%) RESTful
6 56 (16.23%) HTML
7 52 (15.07%) Kafka
8 39 (11.30%) jQuery
9 33 (9.57%) .NET
10 32 (9.28%) Mojolicious
11 22 (6.38%) AngularJS
12 19 (5.51%) OAuth2
13 18 (5.22%) Ruby on Rails
14 15 (4.35%) HTML5
14 15 (4.35%) REST
14 15 (4.35%) XML
15 14 (4.06%) Spring
16 13 (3.77%) CSS3
17 11 (3.19%) Ajax
17 11 (3.19%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.64%) Computer Science
2 13 (3.77%) Fintech
3 6 (1.74%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (1.16%) Private Cloud
5 3 (0.87%) Public Cloud
5 3 (0.87%) Replication
5 3 (0.87%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.58%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.29%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.29%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.29%) BBC
7 1 (0.29%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.29%) Cryptocurrency
7 1 (0.29%) iDTV
7 1 (0.29%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.29%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.29%) Social Media
7 1 (0.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 172 (49.86%) Linux
2 89 (25.80%) Unix
3 72 (20.87%) CoreOS
4 30 (8.70%) Mac OS
5 14 (4.06%) Windows
6 10 (2.90%) Debian
7 4 (1.16%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.87%) CentOS
8 3 (0.87%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.29%) Android
10 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (51.01%) DevOps
2 168 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (31.88%) TDD
4 109 (31.59%) Configuration Management
5 86 (24.93%) Continuous Integration
5 86 (24.93%) Software Engineering
6 66 (19.13%) Security Hardening
7 64 (18.55%) Continuous Delivery
8 59 (17.10%) OO
8 59 (17.10%) Open Source
9 39 (11.30%) Front End Development
10 30 (8.70%) Microservices
11 25 (7.25%) Web Operations
12 24 (6.96%) Scrum
13 20 (5.80%) High Availability
14 19 (5.51%) Performance Optimisation
14 19 (5.51%) Software Delivery
15 17 (4.93%) BDD
16 15 (4.35%) MVC
17 14 (4.06%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 235 (68.12%) Java
2 215 (62.32%) Ruby
3 153 (44.35%) Python
4 126 (36.52%) SQL
5 91 (26.38%) Scala
6 81 (23.48%) JavaScript
7 58 (16.81%) Perl
8 42 (12.17%) Bash Shell
9 29 (8.41%) C++
10 24 (6.96%) PHP
11 16 (4.64%) Erlang
11 16 (4.64%) PowerShell
12 11 (3.19%) Clojure
13 10 (2.90%) C
14 7 (2.03%) CoffeeScript
15 6 (1.74%) C#
16 4 (1.16%) Groovy
16 4 (1.16%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.58%) Lua
18 1 (0.29%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 70 (20.29%) Security Cleared
2 58 (16.81%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 16 (4.64%) DV Cleared
5 14 (4.06%) BC Cleared
5 14 (4.06%) Degree
6 2 (0.58%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (3.19%) QA
3 10 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 119 (34.49%) Docker
2 70 (20.29%) Ceph
2 70 (20.29%) GlusterFS
3 36 (10.43%) vSphere
4 6 (1.74%) Varnish
5 2 (0.58%) LXC
5 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 115 (33.33%) Puppet
2 101 (29.28%) Ansible
3 91 (26.38%) Kubernetes
4 80 (23.19%) logstash
5 72 (20.87%) Graphite
6 71 (20.58%) HAProxy
7 35 (10.14%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (5.22%) Grafana
8 18 (5.22%) Kibana
9 16 (4.64%) Uchiwa
10 12 (3.48%) Terraform
11 11 (3.19%) Salt
12 6 (1.74%) Packer
13 4 (1.16%) Nagios
14 2 (0.58%) Cacti
14 2 (0.58%) Ganglia
14 2 (0.58%) Hyperic
14 2 (0.58%) SELinux
14 2 (0.58%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (5.80%) Google
2 17 (4.93%) VMware
3 10 (2.90%) Sitecore
4 5 (1.45%) Oracle
5 4 (1.16%) Splunk
6 2 (0.58%) Facebook
6 2 (0.58%) New Relic
6 2 (0.58%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.29%) BT
7 1 (0.29%) Foundry
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.29%) Twitter
7 1 (0.29%) Virgin Media
7 1 (0.29%) Zend
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Intelletec
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Aquent
Rate: Up to £600 per day Depending on Experience.
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago