Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 145 103 145
Rank change year-on-year -42 +42 +30
Contract jobs citing Go 35 15 89
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.89% 0.83% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.85% 1.71% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 73
10th Percentile £470 £414 £481
25th Percentile £575 £463 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £525 £575
Median % change year-on-year +23.81% -8.70% +4.55%
75th Percentile £793 £603 £638
90th Percentile £816 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £650 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +23.81% -4.55% -

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 1,887 879 3,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.20% 48.83% 50.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,495 676 2,467
10th Percentile £413 £363 £400
25th Percentile £500 £425 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £688 £625 £625
90th Percentile £775 £697 £688
Central London median daily rate £600 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 12
10th Percentile £26.15 £12.75 "
25th Percentile £32.00 £17.38 £21.00
Median hourly rate £36.50 £24.00 £33.45
Median % change year-on-year +52.08% -28.25% +13.21%
75th Percentile £61.56 £38.13 £51.50
90th Percentile £67.98 £39.55 £55.18
Central London median hourly rate £36.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +52.08% +6.67% +2.27%

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 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Go in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 18 (51.43%) Java
2 17 (48.57%) Docker
3 16 (45.71%) Kubernetes
4 13 (37.14%) AWS
4 13 (37.14%) Terraform
5 12 (34.29%) Python
6 11 (31.43%) TDD
6 11 (31.43%) Azure
6 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
6 11 (31.43%) DevOps
7 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure as Code
8 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
8 8 (22.86%) Ruby
9 7 (20.00%) JIRA
9 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (20.00%) GitHub
10 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
10 6 (17.14%) BDD
10 6 (17.14%) GCP
10 6 (17.14%) Social Skills
11 5 (14.29%) Prometheus
11 5 (14.29%) Maven
11 5 (14.29%) Retail
11 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 5 (14.29%) Algorithms
11 5 (14.29%) Microservices
11 5 (14.29%) Public Cloud
11 5 (14.29%) Packer
11 5 (14.29%) Puppet
11 5 (14.29%) Cloud Computing

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 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.86%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) AWS
2 11 (31.43%) Azure
3 7 (20.00%) GitHub
4 6 (17.14%) GCP
5 5 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (8.57%) Serverless
7 2 (5.71%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (2.86%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (2.86%) Amplience
8 1 (2.86%) AppsFlyer
8 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (2.86%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 1 (2.86%) Azure Functions
8 1 (2.86%) Azure Logic Apps
8 1 (2.86%) Azure Storage
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Blockchain
2 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
2 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
3 7 (20.00%) JIRA
4 5 (14.29%) Maven
5 4 (11.43%) Eclipse
5 4 (11.43%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.86%) Ant
6 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.86%) Gradle
6 1 (2.86%) minitest
6 1 (2.86%) Postman
6 1 (2.86%) RSpec
General
1 6 (17.14%) Social Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Retail
3 4 (11.43%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Finance
5 1 (2.86%) Advertising
5 1 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) AWS Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Java Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Platform Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Blockchain Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) React Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (2.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
6 1 (2.86%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (2.86%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Node.js
2 4 (11.43%) J2EE
2 4 (11.43%) RAML
2 4 (11.43%) Swagger
3 3 (8.57%) React Native
3 3 (8.57%) Smart Contracts
3 3 (8.57%) Truffle
3 3 (8.57%) web3js
4 2 (5.71%) React
4 2 (5.71%) RESTful
4 2 (5.71%) Spring
5 1 (2.86%) .NET
5 1 (2.86%) Akka
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) Django
5 1 (2.86%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) JSON
5 1 (2.86%) Kafka
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Algorithms
1 5 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.57%) Bitcoin
4 2 (5.71%) EPoS
4 2 (5.71%) User Experience
5 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Android
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) DevOps
1 11 (31.43%) TDD
2 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure as Code
3 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (17.14%) BDD
5 5 (14.29%) Microservices
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (11.43%) Insurtech
6 4 (11.43%) Observability
6 4 (11.43%) OOP
6 4 (11.43%) Performance Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Refactoring
6 4 (11.43%) Scrum
6 4 (11.43%) Smoke Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Software Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (5.71%) Clean Code
8 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
8 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) Python
3 8 (22.86%) Ruby
4 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
5 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.29%) Scala
6 4 (11.43%) Java 11
6 4 (11.43%) Java 8
6 4 (11.43%) TypeScript
7 3 (8.57%) Rust
7 3 (8.57%) Solidity
8 2 (5.71%) C++
9 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.86%) C
9 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.86%) Perl
9 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.86%) SQL
9 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) CCNA
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Accessibility
2 1 (2.86%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (48.57%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (45.71%) Kubernetes
2 13 (37.14%) Terraform
3 5 (14.29%) Packer
3 5 (14.29%) Prometheus
3 5 (14.29%) Puppet
4 4 (11.43%) Consul
4 4 (11.43%) Grafana
5 3 (8.57%) Ansible
6 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.86%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Google
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) EMC
3 1 (2.86%) Facebook
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.86%) NetApp
3 1 (2.86%) VMware