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 31 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Go Language (Golang)
Rank 539 576 546
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -30
Contract jobs citing Golang 50 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.023% 0.009%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.061% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 11 3
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£425 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £356 -
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -
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
20421 19613 17214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.16% 36.81% 37.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 13250 12588 10666
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 466 633
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.87 £16.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 2015.

Golang Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Golang
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 Golang within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 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 +31 50 £425 +21.42% 26
London +36 40 £425 +25.92% 18
Hampshire -1 8 £365 +4.28% 2
South East -24 8 £365 +2.45% 2
City of London +15 4 £500 +42.85% 6
Basingstoke - 3 £365 - 1
Southampton - 2 £409 -
Bristol - 1 £438 - 1
North West - 1 £438 -
South West - 1 £438 - 1
Wales - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - - 1
Havant - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 2
Farnborough - - - -

Golang
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 62 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (54.63%) Python
3 58 (53.70%) Java
4 48 (44.44%) Ruby
5 46 (42.59%) Puppet
6 42 (38.89%) Linux
7 37 (34.26%) Finance
8 35 (32.41%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (30.56%) DevOps
10 32 (29.63%) Node.js
11 31 (28.70%) MongoDB
11 31 (28.70%) Jenkins
12 30 (27.78%) Scala
13 29 (26.85%) Amazon AWS
14 27 (25.00%) Ansible
14 27 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
15 25 (23.15%) Opscode Chef
16 24 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
16 24 (22.22%) Git (software)
16 24 (22.22%) JavaScript
17 23 (21.30%) RAD
17 23 (21.30%) Front Office
17 23 (21.30%) Heroku
17 23 (21.30%) Redis
18 21 (19.44%) HTML5
18 21 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
18 21 (19.44%) HTML
18 21 (19.44%) VMware
19 19 (17.59%) UNIX
19 19 (17.59%) Configuration Management

Golang
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 32 (29.63%) Node.js
2 10 (9.26%) JBoss
3 5 (4.63%) Drupal
4 4 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.70%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.85%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.85%) Apache
6 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.93%) Zope
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (26.85%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (21.30%) Heroku
3 21 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (6.48%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (4.63%) Amazon S3
5 5 (4.63%) PaaS
6 4 (3.70%) GitHub
7 3 (2.78%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (2.78%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.93%) Route 53
8 1 (0.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.56%) HTTP
1 6 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 6 (5.56%) SSL
2 4 (3.70%) Internet
3 2 (1.85%) Firewall
3 2 (1.85%) DNS
3 2 (1.85%) SNMP
3 2 (1.85%) VLAN
3 2 (1.85%) DHCP
4 1 (0.93%) Network Security
4 1 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (28.70%) MongoDB
2 23 (21.30%) Redis
3 18 (16.67%) MariaDB
4 13 (12.04%) Hadoop
5 10 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (8.33%) MySQL
7 7 (6.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (5.56%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (2.78%) Big Data
10 3 (2.78%) Data Mining
10 3 (2.78%) RethinkDB
11 2 (1.85%) HBase
11 2 (1.85%) Riak
11 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.93%) Azkaban
12 1 (0.93%) OpenTSDB
12 1 (0.93%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 31 (28.70%) Jenkins
2 24 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 16 (14.81%) Maven
3 16 (14.81%) Artifactory
4 12 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (10.19%) RSpec
5 11 (10.19%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.56%) Subversion
7 5 (4.63%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.85%) Capybara
8 2 (1.85%) WATIR
9 1 (0.93%) JIRA
9 1 (0.93%) Grunt
9 1 (0.93%) Yeoman
9 1 (0.93%) Bower
General
1 37 (34.26%) Finance
2 23 (21.30%) Front Office
3 9 (8.33%) Marketing
4 4 (3.70%) Games
4 4 (3.70%) Electronics
4 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.78%) Banking
5 3 (2.78%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.93%) French Language
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (58.33%) Developer
2 17 (15.74%) RAD Developer
3 16 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (12.04%) Excel Developer
5 10 (9.26%) Senior Developer
6 9 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.48%) DevOps Specialist
7 7 (6.48%) Ruby Developer
8 6 (5.56%) Architect
9 5 (4.63%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.63%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 5 (4.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.78%) Senior Web Developer
11 3 (2.78%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.78%) Python Developer
11 3 (2.78%) Drupal Developer
12 2 (1.85%) Rapid Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 24 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
3 21 (19.44%) HTML5
3 21 (19.44%) HTML
4 16 (14.81%) Web Services
5 15 (13.89%) AngularJS
6 14 (12.96%) CSS
7 10 (9.26%) LAMP
7 10 (9.26%) CSS3
8 5 (4.63%) REST
8 5 (4.63%) JSON
9 4 (3.70%) XML
9 4 (3.70%) SOAP
9 4 (3.70%) Spring
9 4 (3.70%) Sinatra
10 3 (2.78%) Backbone.js
10 3 (2.78%) ZeroMQ
10 3 (2.78%) React
10 3 (2.78%) .NET
10 3 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Derivative
2 11 (10.19%) Open Source
3 4 (3.70%) Xbox
3 4 (3.70%) DTV
3 4 (3.70%) Statistics
3 4 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.70%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.78%) Economics
4 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.85%) Equities
5 2 (1.85%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (38.89%) Linux
2 19 (17.59%) UNIX
3 17 (15.74%) Ubuntu
4 13 (12.04%) Windows
5 12 (11.11%) Mac OS X
6 7 (6.48%) CentOS
7 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.93%) Android
7 1 (0.93%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (32.41%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (30.56%) DevOps
4 23 (21.30%) RAD
5 19 (17.59%) Configuration Management
6 17 (15.74%) Scrum
6 17 (15.74%) TDD
7 15 (13.89%) Quantitative Analysis
8 13 (12.04%) BDD
8 13 (12.04%) E-Commerce
9 12 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (5.56%) Functional Programming
10 6 (5.56%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.56%) OO
11 5 (4.63%) User Stories
12 4 (3.70%) Analytics
12 4 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (3.70%) Programme Management
12 4 (3.70%) Game Development
12 4 (3.70%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 59 (54.63%) Python
2 58 (53.70%) Java
3 48 (44.44%) Ruby
4 30 (27.78%) Scala
5 24 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 17 (15.74%) VBA
7 15 (13.89%) PHP
8 12 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 12 (11.11%) PowerShell
9 9 (8.33%) SQL
10 8 (7.41%) Clojure
11 5 (4.63%) Erlang
12 3 (2.78%) R
12 3 (2.78%) Haskell
12 3 (2.78%) C++
13 2 (1.85%) Perl
13 2 (1.85%) C
14 1 (0.93%) C#
14 1 (0.93%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (4.63%) Degree
2 4 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) QA
1 2 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.48%) Docker
3 3 (2.78%) vSphere
3 3 (2.78%) vCloud
4 2 (1.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 46 (42.59%) Puppet
2 27 (25.00%) Ansible
3 25 (23.15%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (16.67%) Nagios
5 11 (10.19%) ZABBIX
6 5 (4.63%) Salt
7 4 (3.70%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.93%) logstash
8 1 (0.93%) Kibana
Vendors
1 21 (19.44%) VMware
2 4 (3.70%) SAP
2 4 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
2 4 (3.70%) Netezza
2 4 (3.70%) Tableau
2 4 (3.70%) Vertica
2 4 (3.70%) Rackspace
3 3 (2.78%) DigitalOcean
3 3 (2.78%) Google
4 2 (1.85%) hybris
4 2 (1.85%) Remedy
5 1 (0.93%) ATG
5 1 (0.93%) KANA
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.93%) IBM
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.93%) Twitter
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