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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Go (Golang)
UK
Rank 370 491 554
Rank change year-on-year
+121 +63
Contract jobs citing Go 241 127 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 0.66% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 109 51
Median daily rate £525 £444 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.30% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £350 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £578 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+24.19% +6.16%
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
18145 19265 18965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.53% 38.61% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12413 13009 12745
Median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 510 408
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.50 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £50.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +132 222 £525 +16.66% 73
London +88 181 £525 +16.66% 59
City of London +13 25 £519 -15.30% 18
Wales -10 16 £419 +11.66% 1
South Wales +5 14 £413 +10.00%
East of England - 14 £553 - 2
Croydon +1 13 £528 +31.87% 1
Hertfordshire - 13 £555 -
Yorkshire +19 10 £500 +8.10% 1
Cardiff +4 10 £408 +8.66%
Sheffield +5 8 £550 +18.91% 1
South Yorkshire 0 8 £550 +18.91% 1
Westminster -2 7 £650 +33.33%
North West - 7 £413 - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £555 -
West Yorkshire +20 4 £406 +25.00%
Leeds +6 4 £406 +25.00%
South West - 4 £469 - 3
West Midlands -5 3 £375 - 1
Manchester - 3 £350 - 2
Newport - 3 £475 -
South East +14 2 £425 -26.08% 2
Coventry - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £488 - 1
Bristol - 2 £413 -
Hammersmith - 2 £525 -
Feltham - 1 £380 -
Worcester - 1 £375 -
Reading - 1 £375 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £475 -

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 254 (60.48%) DevOps
2 233 (55.48%) Java
3 220 (52.38%) Linux
4 211 (50.24%) Ruby
5 209 (49.76%) Python
6 174 (41.43%) Amazon AWS
7 171 (40.71%) Docker
8 161 (38.33%) Ansible
8 161 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
9 134 (31.90%) Opscode Chef
10 111 (26.43%) Jenkins
11 102 (24.29%) Git (software)
11 102 (24.29%) Continuous Integration
12 101 (24.05%) TDD
13 99 (23.57%) PostgreSQL
14 95 (22.62%) Puppet
15 90 (21.43%) Kubernetes
16 87 (20.71%) Terraform
17 83 (19.76%) Configuration Management
18 82 (19.52%) HTTP
19 81 (19.29%) JavaScript
20 74 (17.62%) Security Cleared
20 74 (17.62%) MongoDB
21 72 (17.14%) Open Source
21 72 (17.14%) Redis
22 71 (16.90%) Node.js
23 68 (16.19%) TCP/IP
24 65 (15.48%) SC Cleared
24 65 (15.48%) Continuous Delivery
25 59 (14.05%) CoreOS

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 47 (11.19%) OpenStack
2 45 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
3 36 (8.57%) Cloud Foundry
4 26 (6.19%) Apache
5 17 (4.05%) nginx
5 17 (4.05%) WebSphere
6 15 (3.57%) Tomcat
7 12 (2.86%) Apache Spark
8 8 (1.90%) JBoss
9 4 (0.95%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.95%) IIS
10 3 (0.71%) Confluence
10 3 (0.71%) SAS
10 3 (0.71%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.48%) Jetty
12 1 (0.24%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.24%) Hubot
12 1 (0.24%) Mongrel
12 1 (0.24%) Mule
Business Applications
1 10 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 174 (41.43%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (12.14%) PaaS
3 42 (10.00%) GitHub
4 36 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 26 (6.19%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (5.48%) AWS CloudFormation
7 19 (4.52%) Heroku
8 13 (3.10%) Datadog
9 10 (2.38%) Amazon S3
9 10 (2.38%) IaaS
10 9 (2.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 8 (1.90%) Amazon ELB
11 8 (1.90%) Amazon EMR
11 8 (1.90%) Amazon Kinesis
11 8 (1.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 8 (1.90%) Route 53
12 5 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.95%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (19.52%) HTTP
2 68 (16.19%) TCP/IP
3 40 (9.52%) SSL
4 29 (6.90%) DNS
5 18 (4.29%) ICMP
6 15 (3.57%) VPN
7 10 (2.38%) Internet
8 9 (2.14%) AMQP
9 5 (1.19%) DHCP
10 4 (0.95%) Firewall
11 3 (0.71%) Intranet
11 3 (0.71%) IPv4
11 3 (0.71%) IPv6
11 3 (0.71%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.48%) Network Security
13 1 (0.24%) BIG-IP
13 1 (0.24%) Broadband
13 1 (0.24%) OpenVPN
13 1 (0.24%) SNMP
13 1 (0.24%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (23.57%) PostgreSQL
2 74 (17.62%) MongoDB
3 72 (17.14%) Redis
4 58 (13.81%) MySQL
5 32 (7.62%) NoSQL
6 22 (5.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 21 (5.00%) Big Data
8 18 (4.29%) Relational Database
9 16 (3.81%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.90%) Tick Data
11 7 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (1.67%) Neo4j
11 7 (1.67%) SQL Server
12 5 (1.19%) MariaDB
12 5 (1.19%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.19%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.95%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.95%) Riak
14 3 (0.71%) HBase
15 2 (0.48%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 111 (26.43%) Jenkins
2 102 (24.29%) Git (software)
3 39 (9.29%) JIRA
4 31 (7.38%) Subversion
5 30 (7.14%) GoCD
6 26 (6.19%) Maven
7 25 (5.95%) Gradle
8 24 (5.71%) Bitbucket
9 21 (5.00%) Ant
10 19 (4.52%) Mercurial
10 19 (4.52%) Vagrant
11 13 (3.10%) Bazaar
12 12 (2.86%) Cucumber
13 10 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (2.38%) Jasmine
14 8 (1.90%) JUnit
14 8 (1.90%) SonarQube
15 7 (1.67%) Travis CI
16 6 (1.43%) Artifactory
16 6 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (10.71%) Finance
2 27 (6.43%) Retail
3 17 (4.05%) Banking
4 16 (3.81%) Marketing
5 10 (2.38%) Electronics
5 10 (2.38%) Front Office
5 10 (2.38%) Games
5 10 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.95%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 198 (47.14%) Developer
2 131 (31.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 50 (11.90%) Java Developer
4 27 (6.43%) Senior Developer
5 26 (6.19%) AWS DevOps
5 26 (6.19%) Python Developer
6 25 (5.95%) AWS Engineer
7 24 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
8 23 (5.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 20 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 19 (4.52%) Software Developer
11 18 (4.29%) Ruby Developer
12 17 (4.05%) Java Engineer
13 15 (3.57%) Architect
13 15 (3.57%) Software Engineer
14 14 (3.33%) AWS Developer
14 14 (3.33%) Consultant
15 13 (3.10%) DevOps Consultant
15 13 (3.10%) Senior DevOps
15 13 (3.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (16.90%) Node.js
2 48 (11.43%) Web Services
3 46 (10.95%) HTML
4 44 (10.48%) REST
5 36 (8.57%) JSON
6 33 (7.86%) AngularJS
7 32 (7.62%) ELK Stack
8 31 (7.38%) CSS
9 28 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
10 25 (5.95%) RESTful
11 23 (5.48%) Spring
12 20 (4.76%) HTML5
13 17 (4.05%) Ruby on Rails
14 16 (3.81%) Django
14 16 (3.81%) Kafka
14 16 (3.81%) LAMP
15 15 (3.57%) Sensu
16 12 (2.86%) .NET
16 12 (2.86%) CGI
16 12 (2.86%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.43%) Algorithms
2 25 (5.95%) Data Structures
3 17 (4.05%) Blockchain
4 16 (3.81%) Public Cloud
5 13 (3.10%) User Experience
6 12 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.62%) Cryptography
8 10 (2.38%) Client/Server
9 9 (2.14%) Fintech
10 8 (1.90%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.67%) Minimum Viable Product
12 6 (1.43%) Private Cloud
13 5 (1.19%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.19%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.95%) Data Centre
14 4 (0.95%) Statistics
14 4 (0.95%) Visualisation
15 3 (0.71%) Bitcoin
15 3 (0.71%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 220 (52.38%) Linux
2 59 (14.05%) CoreOS
3 40 (9.52%) Unix
4 34 (8.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (7.14%) Windows
6 21 (5.00%) RancherOS
7 12 (2.86%) Ubuntu
8 11 (2.62%) CentOS
9 9 (2.14%) Android
10 7 (1.67%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.67%) Mac OS X
10 7 (1.67%) Solaris
11 6 (1.43%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.95%) SUSE
12 4 (0.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.71%) Debian
14 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
14 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (60.48%) DevOps
2 161 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (24.29%) Continuous Integration
4 101 (24.05%) TDD
5 83 (19.76%) Configuration Management
6 72 (17.14%) Open Source
7 65 (15.48%) Continuous Delivery
8 56 (13.33%) Microservices
9 53 (12.62%) OO
10 50 (11.90%) Software Engineering
11 42 (10.00%) Scrum
12 40 (9.52%) BDD
13 38 (9.05%) E-Commerce
14 28 (6.67%) High Availability
15 26 (6.19%) Kanban
15 26 (6.19%) Security Hardening
16 25 (5.95%) Unit Testing
17 22 (5.24%) Continuous Deployment
18 20 (4.76%) OOD
18 20 (4.76%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 233 (55.48%) Java
2 211 (50.24%) Ruby
3 209 (49.76%) Python
4 81 (19.29%) JavaScript
5 56 (13.33%) Scala
6 46 (10.95%) Bash Shell
7 43 (10.24%) C++
8 38 (9.05%) Rust
9 35 (8.33%) C
10 32 (7.62%) PHP
11 31 (7.38%) Perl
12 27 (6.43%) C#
12 27 (6.43%) SQL
13 24 (5.71%) Clojure
14 20 (4.76%) F#
15 15 (3.57%) PowerShell
16 9 (2.14%) Haskell
17 8 (1.90%) R
18 7 (1.67%) Erlang
19 6 (1.43%) Korn
Qualifications
1 74 (17.62%) Security Cleared
2 65 (15.48%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.14%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.90%) Degree
4 8 (1.90%) PhD
5 6 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.52%) QA
2 3 (0.71%) Actionable Recommendations
2 3 (0.71%) GCP
3 1 (0.24%) SDET
System Software
1 171 (40.71%) Docker
2 27 (6.43%) etcd
2 27 (6.43%) flannel
3 15 (3.57%) vSphere
4 7 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.19%) Ceph
5 5 (1.19%) GlusterFS
6 4 (0.95%) NFS
6 4 (0.95%) Squid
6 4 (0.95%) vCloud
7 3 (0.71%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.48%) HDFS
9 1 (0.24%) Gluster
9 1 (0.24%) Varnish
9 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 161 (38.33%) Ansible
2 134 (31.90%) Opscode Chef
3 95 (22.62%) Puppet
4 90 (21.43%) Kubernetes
5 87 (20.71%) Terraform
6 37 (8.81%) Mesos
7 36 (8.57%) Consul
8 32 (7.62%) Salt
9 29 (6.90%) Marathon
10 28 (6.67%) Sysdig
11 25 (5.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 25 (5.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 23 (5.48%) rkt
13 21 (5.00%) logstash
13 21 (5.00%) Rancher
14 12 (2.86%) Nagios
15 8 (1.90%) ZABBIX
16 6 (1.43%) Graphite
16 6 (1.43%) HAProxy
17 4 (0.95%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 29 (6.90%) Google
2 20 (4.76%) Oracle
3 13 (3.10%) VMware
4 12 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 10 (2.38%) SAP
6 8 (1.90%) F5
7 7 (1.67%) CheckPoint
7 7 (1.67%) Cisco
8 6 (1.43%) SaltStack
9 5 (1.19%) Microsoft
9 5 (1.19%) PagerDuty
10 4 (0.95%) AppDynamics
10 4 (0.95%) New Relic
10 4 (0.95%) Splunk
11 3 (0.71%) Mercator
12 2 (0.48%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.48%) Teradata
13 1 (0.24%) Hortonworks
13 1 (0.24%) HP
13 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
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