Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 105 137 173
Rank change year-on-year +32 +36 +40
Contract jobs citing Go 15 91 89
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.83% 1.53% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.70% 3.04% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 75 84
Median daily rate £525 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £415 £463 £463
90th Percentile £683 £688 £768
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -4.55% - -4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 883 2,993 3,786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.81% 50.22% 54.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 2,440 3,146
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £363 £394 £375
90th Percentile £691 £688 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 11
Median hourly rate £34.25 £28.00 £37.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.32% -24.51% +72.51%
10th Percentile £12.75 £21.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £39.33 £54.85 £62.50
Median hourly rate £34.25 £28.00 £29.55
% change year-on-year +22.32% -5.23% +37.42%

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 22 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Go in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 11 (73.33%) Python
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) Ruby
3 7 (46.67%) Kubernetes
4 6 (40.00%) GCP
4 6 (40.00%) Microservices
4 6 (40.00%) DevOps
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) AWS
5 5 (33.33%) Terraform
6 4 (26.67%) Docker
6 4 (26.67%) Serverless
6 4 (26.67%) Google
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) Scala
7 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
7 3 (20.00%) Node.js
7 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (20.00%) Puppet
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Spring Boot
7 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
7 3 (20.00%) Kafka
7 3 (20.00%) Ansible
8 2 (13.33%) Apache Spark
8 2 (13.33%) Liquibase
8 2 (13.33%) zsh

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 2 (13.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (6.67%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) AWS
1 6 (40.00%) GCP
2 4 (26.67%) Serverless
3 2 (13.33%) Azure
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (6.67%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Spanner
3 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Liquibase
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) Gatling
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) JMeter
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Mocha
2 1 (6.67%) PyUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Snyk
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Data Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (6.67%) React Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Site Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Implementation Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Kafka
1 3 (20.00%) Node.js
1 3 (20.00%) Spring Boot
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) React
3 1 (6.67%) GraphQL
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) Redux
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) SciPy
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
3 1 (6.67%) Swagger
3 1 (6.67%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Blog
1 1 (6.67%) e-Learning
1 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) DevOps
1 6 (40.00%) Microservices
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) API Development
3 2 (13.33%) BDD
3 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 2 (13.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) API Design
4 1 (6.67%) API Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
4 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.67%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (6.67%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Python
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) Ruby
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) Scala
6 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) C#
8 1 (6.67%) C
8 1 (6.67%) C++
8 1 (6.67%) Clojure
8 1 (6.67%) ES6
8 1 (6.67%) ES7
8 1 (6.67%) Java 8
8 1 (6.67%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PSD2
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) zsh
3 1 (6.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Kubernetes
2 5 (33.33%) Terraform
3 3 (20.00%) Ansible
3 3 (20.00%) Puppet
4 2 (13.33%) Salt
5 1 (6.67%) Grafana
5 1 (6.67%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Google
2 2 (13.33%) SaltStack
3 1 (6.67%) Confluent
3 1 (6.67%) Splunk