Period
to 21 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 21 September 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 144 174 205
Rank change year-on-year +30 +31 -15
Contract jobs citing Go 92 88 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.48% 1.26% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.02% 2.34% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 82 42
City of London median daily rate £550 £550 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £438 £463 £426
90th Percentile £704 £773 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,049 3,755 3,485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.18% 53.73% 51.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,484 3,138 2,818
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £400 £375 £363
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 9
City of London median hourly rate £22.33 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.50% +2.33% -21.82%
10th Percentile £21.00 £12.50 £12.74
90th Percentile £57.60 £54.88 £32.30
Central London median hourly rate £22.33 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +1.50% +2.33% -21.82%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Go in the City of London

Go
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Go in the City of London

Go
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Go in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Go in the City of London

Go
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
London Bridge - 1 £575 -
Go
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for Go.

1 74 (80.43%) Python
2 54 (58.70%) Java
3 50 (54.35%) AWS
4 46 (50.00%) Docker
5 40 (43.48%) Kubernetes
6 37 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (35.87%) GCP
8 31 (33.70%) DevOps
9 30 (32.61%) Microservices
9 30 (32.61%) Ruby
10 26 (28.26%) Linux
11 23 (25.00%) Terraform
12 22 (23.91%) Ansible
12 22 (23.91%) JavaScript
13 20 (21.74%) Google
14 16 (17.39%) MySQL
15 15 (16.30%) Scala
15 15 (16.30%) Serverless
16 14 (15.22%) AWS Lambda
16 14 (15.22%) Azure
16 14 (15.22%) Node.js
16 14 (15.22%) Jenkins
16 14 (15.22%) Banking
17 13 (14.13%) TDD
17 13 (14.13%) Web Services
17 13 (14.13%) PostgreSQL
17 13 (14.13%) NoSQL
17 13 (14.13%) Machine Learning
17 13 (14.13%) Analytics
18 12 (13.04%) REST

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (5.43%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.35%) Apache
3 3 (3.26%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (2.17%) Confluence
4 2 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.09%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.09%) Drupal
5 1 (1.09%) IIS
5 1 (1.09%) Jetty
5 1 (1.09%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.09%) nginx
5 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 50 (54.35%) AWS
2 33 (35.87%) GCP
3 15 (16.30%) Serverless
4 14 (15.22%) AWS Lambda
4 14 (15.22%) Azure
5 7 (7.61%) OpenShift
5 7 (7.61%) SaaS
6 6 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.17%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (2.17%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (2.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.09%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.09%) Datadog
8 1 (1.09%) GitHub
8 1 (1.09%) PaaS
8 1 (1.09%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) Firewall
2 3 (3.26%) HTTP
3 1 (1.09%) Broadband
3 1 (1.09%) DSL
3 1 (1.09%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.09%) Internet
3 1 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) MySQL
2 13 (14.13%) NoSQL
2 13 (14.13%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (11.96%) MongoDB
4 9 (9.78%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.61%) Big Data
6 6 (6.52%) Couchbase
7 5 (5.43%) Blockchain
7 5 (5.43%) Hadoop
8 4 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (3.26%) BigQuery
10 2 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.17%) FoundationDB
10 2 (2.17%) InfluxDB
10 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.09%) Apache Hive
11 1 (1.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (15.22%) Jenkins
2 12 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.70%) Mocha
4 7 (7.61%) CircleCI
5 6 (6.52%) Gatling
5 6 (6.52%) JIRA
5 6 (6.52%) Selenium
6 4 (4.35%) Travis CI
7 2 (2.17%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.17%) Babel
7 2 (2.17%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (2.17%) Protractor
7 2 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.17%) webpack
8 1 (1.09%) Ant
8 1 (1.09%) git-flow
8 1 (1.09%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (15.22%) Banking
2 11 (11.96%) Finance
3 6 (6.52%) Retail
4 3 (3.26%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.17%) Law
6 1 (1.09%) Arabic Language
6 1 (1.09%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 44 (47.83%) Developer
2 25 (27.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (15.22%) Python Developer
4 12 (13.04%) Python Engineer
5 9 (9.78%) Data Engineer
5 9 (9.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (8.70%) React Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 5 (5.43%) Ruby Developer
10 4 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (4.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
10 4 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.22%) Node.js
2 13 (14.13%) Web Services
3 12 (13.04%) Flask
3 12 (13.04%) REST
4 10 (10.87%) CSS
4 10 (10.87%) Django
4 10 (10.87%) HTML
4 10 (10.87%) Kafka
4 10 (10.87%) Redux
5 9 (9.78%) RESTful
6 8 (8.70%) React
6 8 (8.70%) React Native
7 6 (6.52%) Chai
7 6 (6.52%) Enzyme
7 6 (6.52%) Express
7 6 (6.52%) Jest
7 6 (6.52%) koa
8 5 (5.43%) Vue.js
8 5 (5.43%) WebSockets
9 4 (4.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Public Cloud
2 7 (7.61%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.35%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.26%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.09%) iSeries
6 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.26%) Linux
2 5 (5.43%) Windows
3 4 (4.35%) Unix
4 2 (2.17%) CentOS
4 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.09%) CoreOS
5 1 (1.09%) Debian
5 1 (1.09%) Fedora
5 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (33.70%) DevOps
3 30 (32.61%) Microservices
4 13 (14.13%) Analytics
4 13 (14.13%) Machine Learning
4 13 (14.13%) TDD
5 12 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 10 (10.87%) Fintech
6 10 (10.87%) Open Source
7 9 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (9.78%) Front End Development
7 9 (9.78%) SOA
8 8 (8.70%) Infrastructure as Code
8 8 (8.70%) Software Delivery
9 7 (7.61%) Computer Science
9 7 (7.61%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (7.61%) Data Science
9 7 (7.61%) Test Automation
10 6 (6.52%) High Availability
10 6 (6.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (80.43%) Python
2 54 (58.70%) Java
3 30 (32.61%) Ruby
4 22 (23.91%) JavaScript
5 15 (16.30%) Scala
6 11 (11.96%) SQL
7 10 (10.87%) PHP
8 9 (9.78%) ES6
9 8 (8.70%) Kotlin
10 7 (7.61%) Bash Shell
11 6 (6.52%) Groovy
12 5 (5.43%) C++
13 4 (4.35%) Erlang
14 3 (3.26%) C#
14 3 (3.26%) Clojure
15 2 (2.17%) ClojureScript
15 2 (2.17%) Elixir
15 2 (2.17%) Java 8
15 2 (2.17%) Perl
15 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) AWS Certification
1 6 (6.52%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.09%) CISM
5 1 (1.09%) CISSP
5 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) GCIA
5 1 (1.09%) GCIH
5 1 (1.09%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.09%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 46 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.09%) KVM
2 1 (1.09%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (43.48%) Kubernetes
2 23 (25.00%) Terraform
3 22 (23.91%) Ansible
4 12 (13.04%) Puppet
5 7 (7.61%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (4.35%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (4.35%) Rancher
7 2 (2.17%) Consul
7 2 (2.17%) Grafana
7 2 (2.17%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.09%) CSIRT
8 1 (1.09%) Mesos
8 1 (1.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (21.74%) Google
2 7 (7.61%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.35%) SaltStack
4 2 (2.17%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.17%) Veracode
4 2 (2.17%) VMware
4 2 (2.17%) Zend
5 1 (1.09%) EMC
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.09%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.09%) NetApp
5 1 (1.09%) New Relic
5 1 (1.09%) PagerDuty
5 1 (1.09%) Perforce
5 1 (1.09%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.09%) Splunk
5 1 (1.09%) Tableau
5 1 (1.09%) TOWER Software