Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 102 115 181
Rank change year-on-year +13 +66 +8
Contract jobs citing Go 44 53 67
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.74% 1.39% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.68% 2.84% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 44 52
10th Percentile £438 £378 £441
25th Percentile £481 £413 £511
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £588 £575
Median % change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +4.55%
75th Percentile £600 £661 £653
90th Percentile £638 £750 £750
Central London median daily rate £550 £575 £588
% change year-on-year -4.35% -2.13% +6.82%

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 1,195 1,867 3,413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 47.18% 49.00% 50.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 1,477 2,767
10th Percentile £363 £380 £400
25th Percentile £450 £450 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £638 £625 £619
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 18
10th Percentile £15.55 £24.50 £15.84
25th Percentile £17.86 £26.75 "
Median hourly rate £23.45 £47.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -50.63% +126.19% -2.33%
75th Percentile £31.21 £53.00 £37.50
90th Percentile £34.84 £57.30 £43.20
Central London median hourly rate £21.73 £43.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -49.48% +104.76% -2.33%

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 23 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Go in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 23 (52.27%) Ruby
2 20 (45.45%) AWS
3 19 (43.18%) Java
4 18 (40.91%) Python
5 17 (38.64%) Azure
6 15 (34.09%) DevOps
7 14 (31.82%) Terraform
8 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
9 12 (27.27%) Docker
10 11 (25.00%) Scala
10 11 (25.00%) GCP
11 10 (22.73%) React
11 10 (22.73%) Node.js
11 10 (22.73%) Ruby on Rails
12 9 (20.45%) Banking
12 9 (20.45%) Kubernetes
12 9 (20.45%) Microservices
13 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
13 8 (18.18%) TDD
13 8 (18.18%) Finance
13 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
14 7 (15.91%) Git (software)
14 7 (15.91%) VMware
14 7 (15.91%) Ansible
15 6 (13.64%) Google
15 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (13.64%) Maven
15 6 (13.64%) GitHub
16 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell

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 (9.09%) Mule
2 1 (2.27%) Confluence
2 1 (2.27%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 20 (45.45%) AWS
2 17 (38.64%) Azure
3 11 (25.00%) GCP
4 6 (13.64%) GitHub
5 4 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (9.09%) Datadog
6 2 (4.55%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (4.55%) IaaS
6 2 (4.55%) npm
6 2 (4.55%) PaaS
6 2 (4.55%) SaaS
6 2 (4.55%) Yarn
7 1 (2.27%) Akamai
7 1 (2.27%) Apigee
7 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) DHCP
1 2 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon Aurora
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (4.55%) ArangoDB
1 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.55%) MySQL
1 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.27%) BigQuery
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Spanner
2 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.91%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.64%) Maven
4 5 (11.36%) JIRA
5 4 (9.09%) Eclipse
6 3 (6.82%) GitLab
6 3 (6.82%) IntelliJ
7 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
7 2 (4.55%) Gerrit
7 2 (4.55%) Gradle
8 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.27%) Gatling
8 1 (2.27%) JMeter
8 1 (2.27%) JUnit
8 1 (2.27%) Mocha
8 1 (2.27%) PyUnit
General
1 9 (20.45%) Banking
2 8 (18.18%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Ruby Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Scala Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Scala Software Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Site Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) DevSecOps Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) React Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior React Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) Node.js
1 10 (22.73%) React
1 10 (22.73%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (11.36%) Swagger
3 3 (6.82%) Django
3 3 (6.82%) J2EE
3 3 (6.82%) RAML
3 3 (6.82%) Redux
3 3 (6.82%) REST
3 3 (6.82%) Spring
4 2 (4.55%) Kafka
4 2 (4.55%) React Native
4 2 (4.55%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.27%) Android SDK
5 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Beam
5 1 (2.27%) GraphQL
5 1 (2.27%) HTML5
5 1 (2.27%) RESTful
5 1 (2.27%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Cloud Native
1 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.55%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) Android
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) DevOps
2 9 (20.45%) Microservices
3 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 8 (18.18%) TDD
4 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.36%) BDD
5 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.36%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 4 (9.09%) High Availability
6 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
6 4 (9.09%) Refactoring
6 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.82%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (6.82%) Front End Development
7 3 (6.82%) Open Source
7 3 (6.82%) Smoke Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Web Application Development
8 2 (4.55%) Fintech
8 2 (4.55%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) Ruby
2 19 (43.18%) Java
3 18 (40.91%) Python
4 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
5 11 (25.00%) Scala
6 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
7 4 (9.09%) Java 8
8 3 (6.82%) TypeScript
9 2 (4.55%) Apple Swift
9 2 (4.55%) C#
9 2 (4.55%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.27%) Kotlin
10 1 (2.27%) Perl
10 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.27%) Rust
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) CCNA
1 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) Docker
2 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) Terraform
2 9 (20.45%) Kubernetes
3 7 (15.91%) Ansible
4 4 (9.09%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 3 (6.82%) Grafana
5 3 (6.82%) Prometheus
5 3 (6.82%) Puppet
5 3 (6.82%) Salt
6 2 (4.55%) Nagios
6 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (4.55%) Packer
7 1 (2.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) VMware
2 6 (13.64%) Google
3 4 (9.09%) EMC
3 4 (9.09%) NetApp
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco
4 2 (4.55%) IBM
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.27%) Confluent