Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 104 187 216
Rank change year-on-year +83 +29 -20
Contract jobs citing Go 89 68 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.82% 1.01% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.77% 1.86% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 54 39
City of London median daily rate £600 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% - +15.00%
10th Percentile £415 £466 £444
90th Percentile £710 £771 £750
Central London median daily rate £575 £600 £550
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
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 2,361 3,651 3,777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.22% 54.00% 53.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,889 3,014 3,192
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £390 £388 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 8
City of London median hourly rate £47.50 £37.09 £27.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.07% +34.65% +0.16%
10th Percentile £21.83 £18.35 £20.30
90th Percentile £55.00 £85.21 £54.03
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £28.00
% change year-on-year -5.63% +32.46% +1.82%

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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 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
London Bridge - 1 £575 -
Go
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 63 (70.79%) Python
2 41 (46.07%) Java
3 40 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (44.94%) AWS
4 39 (43.82%) Kubernetes
5 34 (38.20%) Microservices
6 30 (33.71%) Ruby
7 29 (32.58%) GCP
8 27 (30.34%) DevOps
8 27 (30.34%) Terraform
9 26 (29.21%) Docker
10 25 (28.09%) JavaScript
11 18 (20.22%) Google
12 17 (19.10%) TDD
13 15 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (16.85%) Ansible
13 15 (16.85%) Serverless
14 14 (15.73%) AWS Lambda
14 14 (15.73%) Node.js
14 14 (15.73%) Banking
14 14 (15.73%) Software Engineering
14 14 (15.73%) Web Services
15 13 (14.61%) Linux
15 13 (14.61%) Jenkins
16 12 (13.48%) Azure
16 12 (13.48%) PHP
16 12 (13.48%) Scala
17 11 (12.36%) Kafka
17 11 (12.36%) Redux
18 10 (11.24%) Infrastructure as Code

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 7 (7.87%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.49%) nginx
3 3 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.37%) Ethereum
4 2 (2.25%) Anypoint
4 2 (2.25%) Apache
4 2 (2.25%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (2.25%) Confluence
4 2 (2.25%) Luigi
5 1 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 40 (44.94%) AWS
2 29 (32.58%) GCP
3 15 (16.85%) Serverless
4 14 (15.73%) AWS Lambda
5 12 (13.48%) Azure
6 6 (6.74%) SaaS
7 3 (3.37%) GitHub
8 2 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.25%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (2.25%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.25%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (2.25%) Apigee
8 2 (2.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.12%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.12%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) Firewall
2 1 (1.12%) Broadband
2 1 (1.12%) DNS
2 1 (1.12%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.24%) MySQL
2 8 (8.99%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.87%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.62%) Big Data
4 5 (5.62%) Blockchain
4 5 (5.62%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.62%) Redis
5 4 (4.49%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.37%) BigQuery
7 2 (2.25%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.12%) FoundationDB
8 1 (1.12%) Looker
Development Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.11%) CircleCI
3 6 (6.74%) JIRA
3 6 (6.74%) Travis CI
4 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.37%) Mocha
5 2 (2.25%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.25%) Babel
5 2 (2.25%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (2.25%) Maven
5 2 (2.25%) Protractor
5 2 (2.25%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.25%) webpack
6 1 (1.12%) Gatling
6 1 (1.12%) Liquibase
6 1 (1.12%) Selenium
General
1 14 (15.73%) Banking
2 10 (11.24%) Finance
3 6 (6.74%) Advertising
3 6 (6.74%) Retail
4 3 (3.37%) Marketing
5 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.25%) Law
5 2 (2.25%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.12%) Arabic Language
6 1 (1.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 34 (38.20%) Developer
2 19 (21.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (10.11%) PHP Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Python Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Python Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Symfony Developer
6 5 (5.62%) React Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Architect
7 4 (4.49%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (4.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Data Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) MySQL Developer
7 4 (4.49%) MySQL Web Developer
7 4 (4.49%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 4 (4.49%) PHP MySQL Web Developer
7 4 (4.49%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.73%) Node.js
1 14 (15.73%) Web Services
2 11 (12.36%) Kafka
2 11 (12.36%) Redux
3 8 (8.99%) React
3 8 (8.99%) Symfony
4 6 (6.74%) Flask
5 5 (5.62%) React Native
6 4 (4.49%) CSS
6 4 (4.49%) Django
6 4 (4.49%) HTML
6 4 (4.49%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.37%) RESTful
7 3 (3.37%) Smart Contracts
7 3 (3.37%) Swagger
7 3 (3.37%) Vue.js
8 2 (2.25%) Ramda
8 2 (2.25%) scikit-learn
8 2 (2.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Public Cloud
2 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.37%) iPad
3 3 (3.37%) PKI
4 2 (2.25%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.12%) iSeries
5 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.61%) Linux
2 4 (4.49%) Windows
3 3 (3.37%) Unix
4 1 (1.12%) Android
4 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.12%) CentOS
4 1 (1.12%) CoreOS
4 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (38.20%) Microservices
3 27 (30.34%) DevOps
4 17 (19.10%) TDD
5 15 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (15.73%) Software Engineering
7 10 (11.24%) Analytics
7 10 (11.24%) Infrastructure as Code
8 8 (8.99%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (8.99%) Data Science
8 8 (8.99%) SOA
9 7 (7.87%) Open Source
9 7 (7.87%) Software Delivery
9 7 (7.87%) Test Automation
10 6 (6.74%) Machine Learning
11 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
11 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.62%) Functional Programming
11 5 (5.62%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 5 (5.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (70.79%) Python
2 41 (46.07%) Java
3 30 (33.71%) Ruby
4 25 (28.09%) JavaScript
5 12 (13.48%) PHP
5 12 (13.48%) Scala
6 8 (8.99%) Groovy
6 8 (8.99%) SQL
7 6 (6.74%) C++
8 5 (5.62%) C#
8 5 (5.62%) ES6
9 4 (4.49%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.37%) Solidity
11 2 (2.25%) C
12 1 (1.12%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (1.12%) Clojure
12 1 (1.12%) ClojureScript
12 1 (1.12%) Kotlin
12 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.12%) Rust
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) AWS Certification
2 4 (4.49%) Degree
3 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) CISM
4 1 (1.12%) CISSP
4 1 (1.12%) GCIA
4 1 (1.12%) GCIH
4 1 (1.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) NCSC
1 1 (1.12%) PSD2
1 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 26 (29.21%) Docker
2 1 (1.12%) zsh
Systems Management
1 39 (43.82%) Kubernetes
2 27 (30.34%) Terraform
3 15 (16.85%) Ansible
4 8 (8.99%) Puppet
5 7 (7.87%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (6.74%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (6.74%) Rancher
7 3 (3.37%) Istio
8 1 (1.12%) Consul
8 1 (1.12%) CSIRT
8 1 (1.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Google
2 7 (7.87%) SaltStack
3 5 (5.62%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.37%) Facebook
5 2 (2.25%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.25%) Splunk
5 2 (2.25%) Tableau
5 2 (2.25%) Veracode
6 1 (1.12%) Confluent
6 1 (1.12%) EMC
6 1 (1.12%) NetApp
6 1 (1.12%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.12%) Zend