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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 August 2022 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 98 110 98
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 +87
Contract jobs citing Go 40 17 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.59% 0.75% 0.067%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.16% 2.19% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 10 0
10th Percentile £512 £508 -
25th Percentile £556 £516 -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 -
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £711 £613 -
90th Percentile £738 £675 -
England median daily rate £600 £550 £528
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.27% -4.09%

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 East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 775 775 591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 30.83% 34.23% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 458 388
10th Percentile £311 £215 £309
25th Percentile £413 £345 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
75th Percentile £606 £550 £525
90th Percentile £700 £625 £588
England median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +5.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 54 23
10th Percentile £35.00 £11.74 £11.50
25th Percentile £47.50 £26.03 £20.54
Median hourly rate £56.00 £40.00 £37.00
Median % change year-on-year +40.00% +8.11% -22.11%
75th Percentile £65.00 £50.38 £48.75
90th Percentile £70.75 £56.68 £56.75
England median hourly rate £55.00 £44.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +24.29% +4.12% -5.56%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Go as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Go in the East of England

Go
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Go in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Go in the East of England

Go
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Go in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Go in the East of England

Go
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire +19 34 £600 +9.09% 7
Cambridgeshire -8 6 £700 +33.33% 8
Go
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Go.

1 40 (100.00%) Python
2 39 (97.50%) Kubernetes
3 33 (82.50%) DevOps
4 32 (80.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 31 (77.50%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (77.50%) GCP
5 31 (77.50%) Agile
6 26 (65.00%) Azure
7 25 (62.50%) Scala
7 25 (62.50%) C++
7 25 (62.50%) Apache Spark
7 25 (62.50%) Kafka
8 24 (60.00%) Data Engineering
8 24 (60.00%) Software Engineering
8 24 (60.00%) Computer Science
8 24 (60.00%) Data Science
9 21 (52.50%) DataOps
10 20 (50.00%) PhD
10 20 (50.00%) MLOps
11 18 (45.00%) Jenkins
12 17 (42.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 17 (42.50%) JIRA
12 17 (42.50%) Data Architecture
12 17 (42.50%) Platform Engineering
12 17 (42.50%) Cloud Native
13 16 (40.00%) Azure DevOps
13 16 (40.00%) CircleCI
13 16 (40.00%) Data Ingestion
13 16 (40.00%) Cloud Operations
13 16 (40.00%) Publishing

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 25 (62.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 31 (77.50%) GCP
2 26 (65.00%) Azure
3 16 (40.00%) Azure DevOps
4 11 (27.50%) AWS
5 8 (20.00%) Slack
6 6 (15.00%) Google Kubernetes Engine
7 4 (10.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) 4G
1 6 (15.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (77.50%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (22.50%) Presto
3 8 (20.00%) Parquet
4 6 (15.00%) BigQuery
4 6 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (12.50%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (42.50%) JIRA
3 16 (40.00%) CircleCI
4 6 (15.00%) GitLab
5 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (42.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 16 (40.00%) Publishing
3 4 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Data Engineer
2 12 (30.00%) Operations Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) DataOps Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Senior Data Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
3 8 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) GCP Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Python Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (62.50%) Kafka
2 8 (20.00%) JWT
2 8 (20.00%) OAuth
2 8 (20.00%) OAuth2
3 6 (15.00%) GraphQL
3 6 (15.00%) React
4 4 (10.00%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) Cloud Native
2 10 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 6 (15.00%) IoT
4 5 (12.50%) Data Fabric
5 4 (10.00%) Wiki
6 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) DevOps
2 32 (80.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 31 (77.50%) Agile
4 24 (60.00%) Computer Science
4 24 (60.00%) Data Engineering
4 24 (60.00%) Data Science
4 24 (60.00%) Software Engineering
5 21 (52.50%) DataOps
6 20 (50.00%) MLOps
7 17 (42.50%) Data Architecture
7 17 (42.50%) Platform Engineering
8 16 (40.00%) Cloud Operations
8 16 (40.00%) Data Governance
8 16 (40.00%) Data Ingestion
8 16 (40.00%) Open Source
9 12 (30.00%) Use Case
10 9 (22.50%) CI/CD
10 9 (22.50%) Containerisation
10 9 (22.50%) SDLC
11 8 (20.00%) GitOps
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Python
2 25 (62.50%) C++
2 25 (62.50%) Scala
3 9 (22.50%) Java
4 6 (15.00%) TypeScript
5 5 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) Bash
6 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) PhD
2 8 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (10.00%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 39 (97.50%) Kubernetes
2 15 (37.50%) Terraform
3 3 (7.50%) Ansible
4 2 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Google
3 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow