Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 August 2020 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
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 121 181 165
Rank change year-on-year +60 -16 +43
Contract jobs citing Go 28 101 140
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.04% 1.21% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 2.40% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 95 106
Median daily rate £538 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.52% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £413 £475 £463
90th Percentile £638 £725 £775
London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £70.00 -
London median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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 1,345 4,208 4,839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 49.83% 50.31% 53.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 3,413 3,982
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £363 £400 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 19
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +62.79% -18.61%
10th Percentile £26.60 £21.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £57.10 £59.05 £63.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% +7.59% +5.33%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Go in Central London

Go
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Go in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Go in Central London

Go
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Go in Central London over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

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 6 August 2020. 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 +54 19 £550 - 25
Go
London

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 22 (78.57%) Python
2 18 (64.29%) Java
2 18 (64.29%) AWS
3 17 (60.71%) GCP
3 17 (60.71%) Terraform
4 16 (57.14%) DevOps
5 14 (50.00%) Kubernetes
6 13 (46.43%) Ruby
7 12 (42.86%) Linux
8 11 (39.29%) Finance
8 11 (39.29%) Google
9 10 (35.71%) Ansible
9 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
9 10 (35.71%) Serverless
10 9 (32.14%) Docker
10 9 (32.14%) Microservices
10 9 (32.14%) Azure
11 7 (25.00%) Scala
12 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
12 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
12 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure as Code
13 5 (17.86%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (17.86%) Groovy
13 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
13 5 (17.86%) MySQL
13 5 (17.86%) Windows
13 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
13 5 (17.86%) Puppet
13 5 (17.86%) Apache Spark

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 5 (17.86%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 18 (64.29%) AWS
2 17 (60.71%) GCP
3 10 (35.71%) Serverless
4 9 (32.14%) Azure
5 5 (17.86%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (10.71%) GitHub
7 2 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (7.14%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (7.14%) Azure Functions
7 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (7.14%) OpenShift
8 1 (3.57%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) OpenVPN
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 5 (17.86%) MySQL
3 4 (14.29%) Big Data
4 3 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
4 3 (10.71%) Redis
4 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (7.14%) Liquibase
3 2 (7.14%) minitest
3 2 (7.14%) RSpec
3 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.57%) Gradle
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) French Language
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (10.71%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (10.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Ruby Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Junior
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Implementation Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Kafka
1 4 (14.29%) Node.js
1 4 (14.29%) Redux
2 3 (10.71%) React
2 3 (10.71%) RESTful
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
3 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) JSON
3 2 (7.14%) Spring Boot
3 2 (7.14%) YAML
4 1 (3.57%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Cloud Native
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) DevOps
2 9 (32.14%) Microservices
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure as Code
3 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.29%) Open Source
5 3 (10.71%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (10.71%) Deep Learning
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Automation
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (10.71%) Machine Learning
5 3 (10.71%) Market Research
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (7.14%) Immutable Infrastructure
6 2 (7.14%) Kanban
6 2 (7.14%) Log Aggregation
6 2 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) Python
2 18 (64.29%) Java
3 13 (46.43%) Ruby
4 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 7 (25.00%) Scala
6 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
6 5 (17.86%) Groovy
6 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
7 3 (10.71%) C#
7 3 (10.71%) SQL
8 2 (7.14%) C
8 2 (7.14%) C++
8 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 2 (7.14%) TypeScript
9 1 (3.57%) ES6
9 1 (3.57%) ES7
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PSD2
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Docker
2 3 (10.71%) HDFS
3 2 (7.14%) Apache Flume
3 2 (7.14%) zsh
Systems Management
1 17 (60.71%) Terraform
2 14 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 10 (35.71%) Ansible
4 5 (17.86%) Puppet
5 4 (14.29%) Grafana
5 4 (14.29%) Prometheus
6 2 (7.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Google
2 4 (14.29%) Splunk
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 2 (7.14%) Facebook
4 2 (7.14%) New Relic
4 2 (7.14%) SaltStack
4 2 (7.14%) TOWER Software
5 1 (3.57%) Tableau