Period
to 7 August 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 7 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 116 170 165
Rank change year-on-year +54 -5 +32
Contract jobs citing Go 19 73 94
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.85% 1.12% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.72% 2.27% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 65 87
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £413 £438 £463
90th Percentile £645 £695 £775
Central London median daily rate £538 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -2.27% - -
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 1,102 3,222 3,731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.44% 49.55% 53.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 2,622 3,103
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £375 £406 £368
90th Percentile £688 £675 £700
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 18
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +62.79% -6.49%
10th Percentile £25.35 £21.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £57.30 £56.50 £64.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year - +62.79% -18.61%

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 7 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Go in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 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 City of London region with a requirement for Go.

1 15 (78.95%) Python
2 13 (68.42%) Java
3 12 (63.16%) AWS
4 11 (57.89%) Ruby
5 10 (52.63%) DevOps
5 10 (52.63%) Kubernetes
5 10 (52.63%) Terraform
5 10 (52.63%) Serverless
6 9 (47.37%) Microservices
7 8 (42.11%) GCP
7 8 (42.11%) Google
8 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
8 7 (36.84%) Linux
9 6 (31.58%) Docker
9 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
10 5 (26.32%) Puppet
10 5 (26.32%) Ansible
10 5 (26.32%) Apache Spark
10 5 (26.32%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (26.32%) MySQL
10 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
10 5 (26.32%) Scala
10 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure as Code
11 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
11 4 (21.05%) Finance
11 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
11 4 (21.05%) Redux
11 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
11 4 (21.05%) Splunk
11 4 (21.05%) Big Data

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 (26.32%) Apache Spark
2 2 (10.53%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 12 (63.16%) AWS
2 10 (52.63%) Serverless
3 8 (42.11%) GCP
4 5 (26.32%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (15.79%) Azure
5 3 (15.79%) GitHub
6 2 (10.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (10.53%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (10.53%) Azure Functions
6 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (10.53%) OpenShift
7 1 (5.26%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) OpenVPN
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
2 5 (26.32%) MySQL
3 4 (21.05%) Big Data
4 3 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
4 3 (15.79%) Redis
5 2 (10.53%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) JIRA
3 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (10.53%) Liquibase
3 2 (10.53%) minitest
3 2 (10.53%) RSpec
3 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.26%) Gradle
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Advertising
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
1 7 (36.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Ruby Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Ruby Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) React Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Kafka
1 4 (21.05%) Redux
2 3 (15.79%) Node.js
2 3 (15.79%) RESTful
3 2 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
3 2 (10.53%) JSON
3 2 (10.53%) Spring Boot
3 2 (10.53%) YAML
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Cloud Native
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) DevOps
2 9 (47.37%) Microservices
3 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure as Code
4 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Market Research
5 3 (15.79%) Open Source
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Data Management
6 2 (10.53%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (10.53%) Immutable Infrastructure
6 2 (10.53%) Kanban
6 2 (10.53%) Log Aggregation
6 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.26%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Python
2 13 (68.42%) Java
3 11 (57.89%) Ruby
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
5 5 (26.32%) Scala
6 3 (15.79%) C#
6 3 (15.79%) Groovy
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 2 (10.53%) C
7 2 (10.53%) C++
7 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
8 1 (5.26%) ES6
8 1 (5.26%) ES7
8 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PSD2
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Docker
2 3 (15.79%) HDFS
3 2 (10.53%) Apache Flume
3 2 (10.53%) zsh
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Kubernetes
1 10 (52.63%) Terraform
2 5 (26.32%) Ansible
2 5 (26.32%) Puppet
3 2 (10.53%) Salt
4 1 (5.26%) Grafana
4 1 (5.26%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Google
2 4 (21.05%) Splunk
3 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
3 2 (10.53%) Facebook
3 2 (10.53%) New Relic
3 2 (10.53%) SaltStack
3 2 (10.53%) TOWER Software
4 1 (5.26%) Tableau