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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 May 2022 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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 132 115 118
Rank change year-on-year -17 +3 +55
Contract jobs citing Go 56 42 38
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.32% 1.47% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.99% 3.12% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 34 28
10th Percentile £513 £429 £379
25th Percentile £547 £482 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £519
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +6.02% -9.78%
75th Percentile £681 £638 £641
90th Percentile £760 £725 £714
Central London median daily rate £600 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -4.35%

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 1,871 1,348 1,540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 44.17% 47.27% 48.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,449 1,019 1,212
10th Percentile £425 £374 £380
25th Percentile £505 £463 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £713 £638 £619
90th Percentile £800 £725 £688
Central London median daily rate £600 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 14
10th Percentile £39.75 £16.32 £23.80
25th Percentile £45.75 £19.79 £25.06
Median hourly rate £57.00 £25.48 £43.00
Median % change year-on-year +123.75% -40.76% +104.76%
75th Percentile £73.06 £30.88 £52.81
90th Percentile £77.45 £34.70 £57.20
Central London median hourly rate £57.00 £23.45 £38.50
% change year-on-year +143.07% -39.09% +77.01%

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 21 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Go in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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 42 (75.00%) Python
2 38 (67.86%) DevOps
3 35 (62.50%) AWS
4 30 (53.57%) Terraform
5 28 (50.00%) Ruby
6 25 (44.64%) Docker
7 24 (42.86%) Ansible
8 23 (41.07%) Software Engineering
8 23 (41.07%) Java
8 23 (41.07%) Azure
9 20 (35.71%) CI/CD
10 16 (28.57%) Linux
10 16 (28.57%) Kubernetes
11 14 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 12 (21.43%) Infrastructure as Code
13 11 (19.64%) Bash
13 11 (19.64%) Jenkins
13 11 (19.64%) Puppet
14 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
15 9 (16.07%) Finance
15 9 (16.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 9 (16.07%) Elastic Stack
15 9 (16.07%) Greenfield Project
15 9 (16.07%) Serverless
15 9 (16.07%) AWS CloudFormation
16 8 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
16 8 (14.29%) Public Cloud
16 8 (14.29%) Agile
16 8 (14.29%) Perl

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 4 (7.14%) Apache
2 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.79%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 35 (62.50%) AWS
2 23 (41.07%) Azure
3 9 (16.07%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (16.07%) Serverless
4 8 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (12.50%) GCP
6 6 (10.71%) Datadog
7 5 (8.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (8.93%) GitHub
7 5 (8.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (7.14%) Amazon EKS
8 4 (7.14%) SaaS
9 3 (5.36%) IaaS
9 3 (5.36%) PaaS
10 2 (3.57%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (3.57%) AWS CodePipeline
10 2 (3.57%) GitHub Actions
10 2 (3.57%) Snowflake
11 1 (1.79%) Bitrise
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) DNS
2 6 (10.71%) VPN
3 5 (8.93%) Firewall
3 5 (8.93%) SSL
3 5 (8.93%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (12.50%) Amazon Aurora
2 7 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (8.93%) Redis
4 4 (7.14%) MySQL
4 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.36%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.36%) Big Data
5 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.57%) BigQuery
6 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.79%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (19.64%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.93%) GitLab
4 4 (7.14%) RSpec
5 3 (5.36%) CircleCI
5 3 (5.36%) git-flow
6 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.57%) JUnit
7 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.79%) GoCD
7 1 (1.79%) Maven
7 1 (1.79%) Moq
7 1 (1.79%) NUnit
7 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.79%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Social Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Front Office
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Developer
3 9 (16.07%) AWS DevOps
3 9 (16.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Leader
6 3 (5.36%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Architect
7 2 (3.57%) AWS Architect
7 2 (3.57%) AWS Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) GCP Platform Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Ruby Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Platform Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (10.71%) REST
3 5 (8.93%) Apollo GraphQL
3 5 (8.93%) DOM
3 5 (8.93%) GraphQL
4 4 (7.14%) Node.js
5 3 (5.36%) .NET
6 2 (3.57%) ADO
6 2 (3.57%) Django
6 2 (3.57%) Kafka
6 2 (3.57%) pytest
6 2 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.79%) Akka
7 1 (1.79%) Flask
7 1 (1.79%) Guice
7 1 (1.79%) NancyFx
7 1 (1.79%) Protocol Buffers
7 1 (1.79%) React
7 1 (1.79%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (1.79%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 6 (10.71%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (5.36%) Cloud Native
4 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (67.86%) DevOps
2 23 (41.07%) Software Engineering
3 20 (35.71%) CI/CD
4 12 (21.43%) Infrastructure as Code
5 8 (14.29%) Agile
6 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.93%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
8 5 (8.93%) Software Deployment
9 4 (7.14%) Data Pipeline
9 4 (7.14%) Data Science
9 4 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (7.14%) ETL
9 4 (7.14%) Front End Development
9 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Automation
9 4 (7.14%) Platform Engineering
10 3 (5.36%) Analytics
10 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.36%) Open Source
10 3 (5.36%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (75.00%) Python
2 28 (50.00%) Ruby
3 23 (41.07%) Java
4 11 (19.64%) Bash
5 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 8 (14.29%) Perl
7 5 (8.93%) C#
7 5 (8.93%) C++
7 5 (8.93%) TypeScript
8 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.36%) Rust
10 2 (3.57%) C
10 2 (3.57%) Scala
10 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.79%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.79%) PHP
11 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (44.64%) Docker
2 3 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.79%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (53.57%) Terraform
2 24 (42.86%) Ansible
3 16 (28.57%) Kubernetes
4 14 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (19.64%) Puppet
6 5 (8.93%) Salt
7 4 (7.14%) Prometheus
8 3 (5.36%) Consul
8 3 (5.36%) Icinga
8 3 (5.36%) Packer
9 1 (1.79%) Kibana
9 1 (1.79%) logstash
9 1 (1.79%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) PagerDuty
2 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.79%) EMC
3 1 (1.79%) Google
3 1 (1.79%) New Relic
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) SaltStack