Period
to 9 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Go skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Go over the 6 months to 9 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Go (Golang)
London > Central London
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 132 177 234
Rank change year-on-year +45 +57 -35
Contract jobs citing Go 119 128 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.66% 1.38% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.38% 2.57% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 100 40
Central London median daily rate £588 £600 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £463 £474 £448
90th Percentile £694 £751 £677
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 - £30.00

Go is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,521 4,979 4,433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 49.07% 53.69% 51.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,791 4,078 3,661
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £375 £375 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 16
Central London median hourly rate £28.00 £37.09 £25.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.51% +43.83% -6.23%
10th Percentile £21.00 £16.90 £16.30
90th Percentile £55.50 £63.70 £46.00
London median hourly rate £42.11 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +16.97% +10.77% -4.03%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Go as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Go in Central London

Go
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Go in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Go in Central London

Go
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Go in Central London over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Go in Central London

Go
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the Central London region over the 6 months to 9 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +61 93 £600 +9.09% 67
Southwark +34 1 £575 +9.52%
West End of London +6 1 £625 -
City of Westminster - 1 £625 -
Go
London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Go also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Go.

1 86 (72.27%) Python
2 53 (44.54%) Java
2 53 (44.54%) AWS
2 53 (44.54%) Kubernetes
3 52 (43.70%) Microservices
3 52 (43.70%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (34.45%) Docker
5 39 (32.77%) Ruby
6 38 (31.93%) GCP
7 36 (30.25%) DevOps
8 32 (26.89%) JavaScript
9 31 (26.05%) Terraform
10 29 (24.37%) Google
11 26 (21.85%) Node.js
12 25 (21.01%) TDD
13 22 (18.49%) Jenkins
14 21 (17.65%) Ansible
15 20 (16.81%) Software Engineering
15 20 (16.81%) Linux
16 19 (15.97%) Serverless
17 18 (15.13%) Scala
18 17 (14.29%) Web Services
18 17 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
19 16 (13.45%) Banking
20 14 (11.76%) Finance
21 13 (10.92%) PostgreSQL
21 13 (10.92%) Azure
21 13 (10.92%) Kafka
21 13 (10.92%) Redux

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 8 (6.72%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.52%) Apache
3 3 (2.52%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (2.52%) Ethereum
4 2 (1.68%) Anypoint
4 2 (1.68%) Luigi
4 2 (1.68%) nginx
5 1 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.84%) Confluence
5 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 53 (44.54%) AWS
2 38 (31.93%) GCP
3 19 (15.97%) Serverless
4 17 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (10.92%) Azure
6 7 (5.88%) SaaS
7 4 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.52%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.52%) GitHub
8 3 (2.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.68%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (1.68%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.68%) Apigee
9 2 (1.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.84%) Amazon EKS
10 1 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.84%) Datadog
10 1 (0.84%) Logz.io
10 1 (0.84%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) Firewall
2 1 (0.84%) Broadband
2 1 (0.84%) DNS
2 1 (0.84%) Internet
2 1 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.92%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (10.08%) MongoDB
3 11 (9.24%) MySQL
4 9 (7.56%) Relational Database
5 8 (6.72%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.04%) Big Data
7 5 (4.20%) Blockchain
8 4 (3.36%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (3.36%) Redis
9 3 (2.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.52%) BigQuery
9 3 (2.52%) Couchbase
9 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.52%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.52%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.84%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.84%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.84%) Presto
Development Applications
1 22 (18.49%) Jenkins
2 10 (8.40%) CircleCI
3 8 (6.72%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.04%) Travis CI
5 5 (4.20%) Mocha
6 4 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (3.36%) Bitbucket
6 4 (3.36%) Bitbucket Server
6 4 (3.36%) EasyMock
6 4 (3.36%) JIRA
6 4 (3.36%) JUnit
7 3 (2.52%) Gatling
7 3 (2.52%) Selenium
8 2 (1.68%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.68%) Babel
8 2 (1.68%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.68%) Maven
8 2 (1.68%) Protractor
8 2 (1.68%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.68%) webpack
General
1 16 (13.45%) Banking
2 14 (11.76%) Finance
3 8 (6.72%) Retail
4 6 (5.04%) Public Sector
5 5 (4.20%) Marketing
6 4 (3.36%) Advertising
7 2 (1.68%) Law
8 1 (0.84%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (44.54%) Developer
2 23 (19.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (12.61%) Python Engineer
4 10 (8.40%) Python Developer
4 10 (8.40%) Ruby Developer
5 8 (6.72%) React Developer
6 7 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (5.88%) Data Engineer
6 7 (5.88%) PHP Developer
7 6 (5.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (4.20%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (4.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.36%) AWS Developer
9 4 (3.36%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (3.36%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 4 (3.36%) Senior DevOps
9 4 (3.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.85%) Node.js
2 17 (14.29%) Web Services
3 13 (10.92%) Kafka
3 13 (10.92%) Redux
4 12 (10.08%) React
5 8 (6.72%) Express
5 8 (6.72%) Flask
6 7 (5.88%) CSS
6 7 (5.88%) HTML
7 6 (5.04%) .NET
7 6 (5.04%) Django
7 6 (5.04%) React Native
7 6 (5.04%) Symfony
8 5 (4.20%) REST
8 5 (4.20%) RESTful
8 5 (4.20%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (4.20%) Spring
9 4 (3.36%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.36%) EJB
9 4 (3.36%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.04%) Public Cloud
2 5 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.36%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.36%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.52%) Cloud Native
4 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.52%) iPad
4 3 (2.52%) PKI
5 2 (1.68%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.68%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.84%) iSeries
6 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.81%) Linux
2 8 (6.72%) Unix
3 6 (5.04%) Windows
4 5 (4.20%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.68%) CentOS
5 2 (1.68%) CoreOS
5 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.68%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.84%) Android
6 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (43.70%) Agile Software Development
1 52 (43.70%) Microservices
2 36 (30.25%) DevOps
3 25 (21.01%) TDD
4 20 (16.81%) Software Engineering
5 17 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (10.08%) Analytics
6 12 (10.08%) Open Source
7 10 (8.40%) Data Science
7 10 (8.40%) Machine Learning
7 10 (8.40%) SOA
7 10 (8.40%) Test Automation
8 9 (7.56%) OO
9 8 (6.72%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (6.72%) Infrastructure as Code
10 7 (5.88%) Front End Development
11 6 (5.04%) Configuration Management
11 6 (5.04%) Data Engineering
11 6 (5.04%) Migration
11 6 (5.04%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 86 (72.27%) Python
2 53 (44.54%) Java
3 39 (32.77%) Ruby
4 32 (26.89%) JavaScript
5 18 (15.13%) Scala
6 11 (9.24%) C#
7 10 (8.40%) PHP
7 10 (8.40%) SQL
8 8 (6.72%) Groovy
9 7 (5.88%) ES6
10 6 (5.04%) C++
11 5 (4.20%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.52%) Solidity
13 2 (1.68%) C
13 2 (1.68%) Clojure
13 2 (1.68%) Java 8
13 2 (1.68%) Kotlin
13 2 (1.68%) Rust
14 1 (0.84%) ANSI SQL
14 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) AWS Certification
2 6 (5.04%) Degree
2 6 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.36%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.84%) CISM
5 1 (0.84%) CISSP
5 1 (0.84%) GCIA
5 1 (0.84%) GCIH
5 1 (0.84%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.68%) QA
3 1 (0.84%) NCSC
System Software
1 41 (34.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 53 (44.54%) Kubernetes
2 31 (26.05%) Terraform
3 21 (17.65%) Ansible
4 11 (9.24%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (8.40%) Puppet
6 6 (5.04%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (5.04%) Rancher
7 3 (2.52%) Istio
8 1 (0.84%) Consul
8 1 (0.84%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.84%) Grafana
8 1 (0.84%) Kibana
8 1 (0.84%) Nagios
8 1 (0.84%) Packer
8 1 (0.84%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.84%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (24.37%) Google
2 6 (5.04%) Red Hat
2 6 (5.04%) SaltStack
3 3 (2.52%) Facebook
4 2 (1.68%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.68%) MuleSoft
4 2 (1.68%) New Relic
4 2 (1.68%) Veracode
5 1 (0.84%) Confluent
5 1 (0.84%) EMC
5 1 (0.84%) NetApp
5 1 (0.84%) PagerDuty
5 1 (0.84%) Splunk
5 1 (0.84%) Tableau
5 1 (0.84%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.84%) TOWER Software
5 1 (0.84%) Twitter
5 1 (0.84%) VMware
5 1 (0.84%) Zend