The table below looks at the statistics for Golang skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Golang over the 3 months to 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Go Language (Golang)
Rank 546 530 536
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing Golang 37 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.048% 0.007%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.13% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 3
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£500 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £356 -
% change year-on-year
+12.63% -
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
19366 17833 17027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.95% 37.03% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12920 11207 10448
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 487 705
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.95 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £44.55 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

Golang
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Golang within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Golang Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Golang
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Golang within the UK.

Golang Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Golang
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Golang within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Golang Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Golang
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 Golang within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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 -4 37 £500 +42.85% 13
London +10 28 £538 +59.25% 9
South East -8 5 £365 +2.45%
Hampshire -25 5 £365 +4.28%
Bristol - 3 £438 - 1
South West - 3 £438 - 1
City of London +10 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £550 -
East of England - 1 £550 - 2
Farnborough - - - -
Wales - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
Dorset - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Poole - - - -
Southampton - - - -

Golang
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Golang 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 Golang.

1 50 (79.37%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (52.38%) Puppet
3 31 (49.21%) Java
4 30 (47.62%) Node.js
5 28 (44.44%) MongoDB
6 27 (42.86%) DevOps
7 26 (41.27%) Redis
7 26 (41.27%) Linux
8 25 (39.68%) Scala
8 25 (39.68%) RabbitMQ
9 24 (38.10%) Ansible
10 23 (36.51%) Ruby
11 22 (34.92%) TDD
11 22 (34.92%) VMware
12 21 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
13 19 (30.16%) Jenkins
14 18 (28.57%) Scrum
14 18 (28.57%) Nagios
15 17 (26.98%) MariaDB
15 17 (26.98%) BDD
16 16 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (25.40%) Python
16 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
16 16 (25.40%) PHP
16 16 (25.40%) Ubuntu
17 15 (23.81%) Maven
17 15 (23.81%) Web Services
17 15 (23.81%) Artifactory
18 14 (22.22%) AngularJS

Golang
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Golang 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 Golang. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (47.62%) Node.js
2 8 (12.70%) JBoss
3 5 (7.94%) Drupal
3 5 (7.94%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.35%) Apache Solr
5 3 (4.76%) Apache
6 2 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.59%) nginx
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.94%) GitHub
2 5 (7.94%) Google App Engine
2 5 (7.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (6.35%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.35%) Amazon S3
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.76%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Internet
2 3 (4.76%) HTTP
2 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.17%) SSL
3 2 (3.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.17%) NGN
3 2 (3.17%) Network Security
4 1 (1.59%) VLAN
4 1 (1.59%) Firewall
4 1 (1.59%) DNS
4 1 (1.59%) SNMP
4 1 (1.59%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (44.44%) MongoDB
2 26 (41.27%) Redis
3 17 (26.98%) MariaDB
4 14 (22.22%) Hadoop
5 12 (19.05%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (14.29%) NoSQL
7 5 (7.94%) RethinkDB
8 4 (6.35%) Riak
9 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (4.76%) MySQL
9 3 (4.76%) Big Data
9 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
10 2 (3.17%) HBase
10 2 (3.17%) SQLite
11 1 (1.59%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 19 (30.16%) Jenkins
2 15 (23.81%) Maven
2 15 (23.81%) Artifactory
3 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.94%) RSpec
4 5 (7.94%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.35%) WATIR
6 2 (3.17%) Subversion
7 1 (1.59%) TestNG
7 1 (1.59%) JIRA
7 1 (1.59%) Selenium
7 1 (1.59%) Ant
7 1 (1.59%) Capybara
7 1 (1.59%) Bower
7 1 (1.59%) Yeoman
7 1 (1.59%) Grunt
7 1 (1.59%) Behat
7 1 (1.59%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Marketing
3 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.35%) Electronics
4 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.17%) Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (52.38%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Architect
5 7 (11.11%) Ruby Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.35%) DevOps Specialist
7 4 (6.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.76%) Web Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (4.76%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Cloud Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Java Team Leader
9 2 (3.17%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.68%) RabbitMQ
2 15 (23.81%) Web Services
3 14 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 13 (20.63%) HTML
4 13 (20.63%) HTML5
5 11 (17.46%) LAMP
6 9 (14.29%) JSON
6 9 (14.29%) CSS
6 9 (14.29%) CSS3
7 7 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (9.52%) RESTful
8 6 (9.52%) SOAP
8 6 (9.52%) XML
9 5 (7.94%) Spring
9 5 (7.94%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (7.94%) ZeroMQ
9 5 (7.94%) Sinatra
9 5 (7.94%) REST
10 4 (6.35%) Backbone.js
11 3 (4.76%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Open Source
2 4 (6.35%) DTV
3 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.27%) Linux
2 16 (25.40%) Ubuntu
3 5 (7.94%) CentOS
3 5 (7.94%) UNIX
4 1 (1.59%) Debian
4 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (79.37%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.86%) DevOps
3 22 (34.92%) TDD
4 21 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (28.57%) Scrum
6 17 (26.98%) BDD
7 11 (17.46%) Functional Programming
7 11 (17.46%) E-Commerce
8 8 (12.70%) OO
9 7 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.52%) User Stories
11 5 (7.94%) Test Automation
11 5 (7.94%) Kanban
12 4 (6.35%) SOA
12 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
12 4 (6.35%) MVC
12 4 (6.35%) OOP
12 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (6.35%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (6.35%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 31 (49.21%) Java
2 25 (39.68%) Scala
3 23 (36.51%) Ruby
4 16 (25.40%) Python
4 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
4 16 (25.40%) PHP
5 11 (17.46%) Clojure
6 7 (11.11%) Erlang
6 7 (11.11%) SQL
7 5 (7.94%) Haskell
7 5 (7.94%) C++
8 4 (6.35%) C
8 4 (6.35%) Perl
9 1 (1.59%) PHP5
9 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.94%) Docker
2 5 (7.94%) vSphere
2 5 (7.94%) vCloud
3 2 (3.17%) Xen
4 1 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.59%) Varnish
4 1 (1.59%) LXC
Systems Management
1 33 (52.38%) Puppet
2 24 (38.10%) Ansible
3 21 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (28.57%) Nagios
5 9 (14.29%) ZABBIX
6 2 (3.17%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) VMware
2 8 (12.70%) Google
3 4 (6.35%) Rackspace
3 4 (6.35%) SAP
4 3 (4.76%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (3.17%) Zend
6 1 (1.59%) KANA
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.59%) Twitter
6 1 (1.59%) hybris
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