Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 115 190 190
Rank change year-on-year +75 0 +7
Contract jobs citing Go 60 64 63
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.46% 0.94% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.95% 1.82% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 48 58
Median daily rate £600 £575 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -2.13% +17.50%
10th Percentile £385 £475 £448
90th Percentile £750 £754 £750
Central London median daily rate £600 £575 £575
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +12.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - £70.00 -

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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,032 3,512 3,778
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.37% 51.55% 53.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,572 2,842 3,228
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £381 £400 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £713
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 19
Median hourly rate £38.50 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.11% +4.65% -24.15%
10th Percentile £24.50 £18.28 £15.95
90th Percentile £58.25 £56.50 £52.10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year +21.74% +33.72% -24.15%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Go as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Go in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Go in the City of London

Go
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Go in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Go in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for Go.

1 38 (63.33%) Python
2 23 (38.33%) Kubernetes
3 22 (36.67%) Terraform
4 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (35.00%) Ruby
5 20 (33.33%) AWS
6 19 (31.67%) Java
6 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (30.00%) DevOps
7 18 (30.00%) Microservices
8 15 (25.00%) GCP
9 14 (23.33%) Infrastructure as Code
9 14 (23.33%) TDD
9 14 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (20.00%) Scala
11 11 (18.33%) Banking
11 11 (18.33%) Serverless
12 10 (16.67%) Docker
12 10 (16.67%) MySQL
12 10 (16.67%) Redis
13 9 (15.00%) Jenkins
13 9 (15.00%) NoSQL
13 9 (15.00%) Groovy
13 9 (15.00%) Advertising
13 9 (15.00%) Google
13 9 (15.00%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
14 8 (13.33%) PHP
14 8 (13.33%) Linux

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 (8.33%) nginx
2 3 (5.00%) Confluence
2 3 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.00%) Ethereum
3 2 (3.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.67%) Anypoint
Cloud Services
1 20 (33.33%) AWS
2 15 (25.00%) GCP
3 11 (18.33%) Serverless
4 9 (15.00%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (8.33%) GitHub
6 4 (6.67%) Azure
7 3 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (5.00%) PaaS
8 2 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (3.33%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (3.33%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (3.33%) Apigee
8 2 (3.33%) Azure Functions
8 2 (3.33%) OpenShift
8 2 (3.33%) Route 53
9 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.67%) AWS Step Functions
9 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) Firewall
2 4 (6.67%) DNS
2 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) HTTP
3 2 (3.33%) OpenVPN
3 2 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) MySQL
1 10 (16.67%) Redis
2 9 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.33%) Blockchain
4 5 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.00%) Big Data
6 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.67%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.67%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.67%) Flink
7 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.33%) Maven
3 2 (3.33%) minitest
3 2 (3.33%) RSpec
3 2 (3.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.67%) Liquibase
General
1 11 (18.33%) Banking
2 9 (15.00%) Advertising
3 7 (11.67%) Finance
4 5 (8.33%) Marketing
4 5 (8.33%) Retail
5 3 (5.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.33%) French Language
7 1 (1.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) Platform Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) PHP Developer
4 7 (11.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Symfony Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Python Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) MySQL Developer
6 5 (8.33%) MySQL Web Developer
6 5 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 5 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Web Developer
6 5 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (5.00%) AWS Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) Symfony
2 7 (11.67%) Node.js
2 7 (11.67%) Redux
3 6 (10.00%) Web Services
4 5 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (6.67%) Kafka
6 3 (5.00%) RESTful
6 3 (5.00%) Smart Contracts
6 3 (5.00%) Swagger
7 2 (3.33%) JSON
7 2 (3.33%) OAuth
7 2 (3.33%) OAuth2
7 2 (3.33%) OpenID
7 2 (3.33%) React
7 2 (3.33%) YAML
8 1 (1.67%) Flask
8 1 (1.67%) React Native
8 1 (1.67%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.67%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Cloud Native
3 3 (5.00%) iPad
3 3 (5.00%) PKI
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.67%) Android
4 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.00%) DevOps
2 18 (30.00%) Microservices
3 14 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (23.33%) Infrastructure as Code
3 14 (23.33%) TDD
4 9 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
8 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.33%) Fintech
8 5 (8.33%) Web Development
9 4 (6.67%) Data Management
9 4 (6.67%) Kanban
9 4 (6.67%) SOA
10 3 (5.00%) Cryptocurrency
10 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 38 (63.33%) Python
2 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (35.00%) Ruby
3 19 (31.67%) Java
4 12 (20.00%) Scala
5 9 (15.00%) Groovy
6 8 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 8 (13.33%) PHP
7 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.00%) Solidity
8 2 (3.33%) C
8 2 (3.33%) C#
8 2 (3.33%) C++
8 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) AWS Certification
1 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) PSD2
2 1 (1.67%) NCSC
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) Docker
2 2 (3.33%) Apache Flume
2 2 (3.33%) HDFS
3 1 (1.67%) zsh
Systems Management
1 23 (38.33%) Kubernetes
2 22 (36.67%) Terraform
3 6 (10.00%) Ansible
4 4 (6.67%) Puppet
5 3 (5.00%) Istio
6 2 (3.33%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Google
2 5 (8.33%) Facebook
2 5 (8.33%) Splunk
3 2 (3.33%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.33%) Lets Encrypt
3 2 (3.33%) New Relic
3 2 (3.33%) Tableau
3 2 (3.33%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.67%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.67%) SaltStack