Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 July 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)
UK > England
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 208 243 314
Rank change year-on-year +35 +71 +27
Contract jobs citing Go 968 588 275
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.34% 1.12% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.62% 2.73% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 428 184
10th Percentile £406 £400 £413
25th Percentile £506 £438 £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £638
90th Percentile £753 £666 £704
UK median daily rate £588 £525 £535
% change year-on-year +11.90% -1.87% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £25.50 - -
Median hourly rate £26.00 - -
75th Percentile £26.50 - -
90th Percentile - - -
UK median hourly rate £26.00 - £60.00
% change year-on-year - - +14.29%

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 26,754 21,538 15,457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.13% 40.85% 41.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,809 15,384 11,094
10th Percentile £388 £340 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £554 £505 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.70% +1.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £675 £613 £594
90th Percentile £775 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 474 399 258
10th Percentile £20.00 £16.36 £17.50
25th Percentile £35.00 £24.40 £22.50
Median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median % change year-on-year +23.53% - -4.63%
75th Percentile £64.31 £53.38 £50.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £64.00 £60.30
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +23.53% - -3.41%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Go in England

Go
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Go in England

Go
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Go in England over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Go in England

Go
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Go in England.

Hourly rate trend for Go in England

Go
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 3 July 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
London +14 600 £600 +9.09% 148
North of England +46 159 £525 +29.63% 40
North West +49 135 £550 +35.80% 29
East of England +5 46 £600 +9.09% 9
South East -38 44 £418 -16.50% 17
Midlands -13 25 £535 +32.92% 12
Yorkshire -20 24 £500 +11.11% 9
South West -8 23 £525 +23.53% 11
West Midlands -19 23 £540 +34.16% 10
East Midlands - 2 £475 - 2
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 England region with a requirement for Go.

1 607 (62.71%) Python
2 462 (47.73%) Kubernetes
3 457 (47.21%) AWS
4 452 (46.69%) DevOps
5 377 (38.95%) Agile
6 361 (37.29%) Docker
7 359 (37.09%) Terraform
8 358 (36.98%) Java
9 349 (36.05%) CI/CD
10 299 (30.89%) Software Engineering
11 261 (26.96%) Linux
12 250 (25.83%) Azure
13 239 (24.69%) JavaScript
14 234 (24.17%) GCP
15 219 (22.62%) Ansible
16 217 (22.42%) Git (software)
17 215 (22.21%) Microservices
18 193 (19.94%) Jenkins
19 173 (17.87%) Ruby
20 169 (17.46%) Finance
21 153 (15.81%) C#
22 151 (15.60%) SQL
23 150 (15.50%) Kafka
24 145 (14.98%) Infrastructure as Code
25 139 (14.36%) Test Automation
26 128 (13.22%) Bash
27 124 (12.81%) Node.js
27 124 (12.81%) JIRA
28 122 (12.60%) C++
29 115 (11.88%) Security Cleared

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 76 (7.85%) nginx
2 68 (7.02%) Confluence
3 37 (3.82%) Apache Spark
4 31 (3.20%) Traefik
5 22 (2.27%) Apache
5 22 (2.27%) Mule
5 22 (2.27%) OpenStack
6 14 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
7 12 (1.24%) Ethereum
8 10 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
10 7 (0.72%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.62%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.41%) OpenZeppelin
12 4 (0.41%) Solana
13 2 (0.21%) Apache Pulsar
13 2 (0.21%) CMS
14 1 (0.10%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.10%) Hyperledger
14 1 (0.10%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Simulink
2 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Cloudability
1 2 (0.21%) Magento
1 2 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
1 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
1 2 (0.21%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 457 (47.21%) AWS
2 250 (25.83%) Azure
3 234 (24.17%) GCP
4 102 (10.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 97 (10.02%) GitHub
6 85 (8.78%) Serverless
7 71 (7.33%) Azure DevOps
8 68 (7.02%) Amazon EC2
9 53 (5.48%) AWS Lambda
10 50 (5.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 47 (4.86%) GitHub Actions
12 44 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 39 (4.03%) Amazon S3
14 37 (3.82%) OpenShift
15 29 (3.00%) Azure AKS
16 24 (2.48%) Datadog
16 24 (2.48%) SaaS
17 23 (2.38%) Kong
17 23 (2.38%) PaaS
18 22 (2.27%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 59 (6.10%) DNS
2 40 (4.13%) IPv4
3 37 (3.82%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.96%) VPN
5 18 (1.86%) Firewall
6 17 (1.76%) Internet
7 13 (1.34%) DHCP
7 13 (1.34%) VLAN
8 12 (1.24%) HTTPS
8 12 (1.24%) tcpdump
8 12 (1.24%) Wireless
9 10 (1.03%) Bluetooth
9 10 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (1.03%) ZigBee
10 9 (0.93%) SSL
11 8 (0.83%) Ethernet
11 8 (0.83%) IPv6
11 8 (0.83%) MQTT
11 8 (0.83%) VXLAN
12 7 (0.72%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
2 67 (6.92%) Elasticsearch
2 67 (6.92%) MongoDB
3 50 (5.17%) SQL Server
4 48 (4.96%) NoSQL
5 41 (4.24%) MySQL
6 40 (4.13%) Redis
7 38 (3.93%) DynamoDB
8 32 (3.31%) Amazon RDS
8 32 (3.31%) Relational Database
9 22 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 21 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
11 17 (1.76%) BigQuery
12 16 (1.65%) Amazon Aurora
13 13 (1.34%) DB2
14 12 (1.24%) Data Lake
14 12 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (1.24%) DocumentDB
15 10 (1.03%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 9 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 217 (22.42%) Git (software)
2 193 (19.94%) Jenkins
3 124 (12.81%) JIRA
4 98 (10.12%) GitLab
5 54 (5.58%) CircleCI
6 23 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
6 23 (2.38%) TeamCity
7 21 (2.17%) Artifactory
8 20 (2.07%) RSpec
9 18 (1.86%) Cucumber
10 12 (1.24%) Postman
11 11 (1.14%) Maven
12 10 (1.03%) Bitbucket
12 10 (1.03%) TestRail
13 8 (0.83%) Arsenale Dataplane
13 8 (0.83%) SonarQube
14 7 (0.72%) GoCD
15 6 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (0.62%) git-flow
15 6 (0.62%) Vagrant
General
1 169 (17.46%) Finance
2 99 (10.23%) Social Skills
3 76 (7.85%) Public Sector
4 56 (5.79%) Banking
5 52 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 21 (2.17%) Games
8 19 (1.96%) Front Office
8 19 (1.96%) Marketing
9 17 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 16 (1.65%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.65%) Presentation Skills
11 15 (1.55%) Publishing
12 14 (1.45%) Electronics
13 13 (1.34%) Military
13 13 (1.34%) Retail
14 12 (1.24%) Police
15 11 (1.14%) Documentation Skills
16 6 (0.62%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 297 (30.68%) Developer
2 268 (27.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 74 (7.64%) Software Engineer
4 66 (6.82%) AWS Engineer
5 52 (5.37%) AWS DevOps
6 46 (4.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 43 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
7 43 (4.44%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 35 (3.62%) Senior DevOps
9 31 (3.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 31 (3.20%) Site Engineer
10 28 (2.89%) Azure Engineer
11 27 (2.79%) C# Developer
11 27 (2.79%) Java Developer
11 27 (2.79%) Senior Developer
12 26 (2.69%) Data Engineer
13 25 (2.58%) Architect
14 24 (2.48%) GCP Engineer
14 24 (2.48%) Operations Engineer
15 23 (2.38%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (15.50%) Kafka
2 124 (12.81%) Node.js
3 98 (10.12%) .NET
4 83 (8.57%) React
5 67 (6.92%) HTML
6 50 (5.17%) GraphQL
6 50 (5.17%) REST
7 47 (4.86%) Elastic Stack
8 41 (4.24%) RESTful
9 39 (4.03%) HTML5
10 35 (3.62%) CSS
11 32 (3.31%) cloud-init
12 25 (2.58%) gRPC
13 24 (2.48%) Spring
14 20 (2.07%) JSON
15 19 (1.96%) AngularJS
15 19 (1.96%) Flask
16 18 (1.86%) Web Services
17 15 (1.55%) Next.js
17 15 (1.55%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 96 (9.92%) Cloud Native
2 90 (9.30%) Public Cloud
3 38 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
4 33 (3.41%) Clustering
5 32 (3.31%) PKI
6 27 (2.79%) Algorithms
7 26 (2.69%) Legacy Systems
8 25 (2.58%) Blockchain
9 23 (2.38%) Data Centre
10 22 (2.27%) IoT
10 22 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
10 22 (2.27%) Virtual Team
11 20 (2.07%) Legacy Code
12 16 (1.65%) Management Information System
12 16 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
13 15 (1.55%) Data Structures
13 15 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (1.45%) Private Cloud
14 14 (1.45%) Renewable Energy
15 13 (1.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 261 (26.96%) Linux
2 74 (7.64%) Unix
3 59 (6.10%) Windows
4 52 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (4.24%) CentOS
6 20 (2.07%) Ubuntu
7 12 (1.24%) Android
8 10 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (0.93%) VMS
10 8 (0.83%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.83%) MVS
11 7 (0.72%) Debian
12 6 (0.62%) Alpine Linux
13 4 (0.41%) Windows Server
14 3 (0.31%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.21%) Kali Linux
15 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.10%) Fedora
16 1 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.10%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (46.69%) DevOps
2 377 (38.95%) Agile
3 349 (36.05%) CI/CD
4 299 (30.89%) Software Engineering
5 215 (22.21%) Microservices
6 145 (14.98%) Infrastructure as Code
7 139 (14.36%) Test Automation
8 104 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
9 93 (9.61%) TDD
10 88 (9.09%) Configuration Management
11 80 (8.26%) Scrum
12 78 (8.06%) Platform Engineering
13 75 (7.75%) Full Stack Development
14 68 (7.02%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 67 (6.92%) Problem-Solving
16 66 (6.82%) Open Source
17 60 (6.20%) Deployment Automation
18 59 (6.10%) BDD
19 57 (5.89%) Computer Science
19 57 (5.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 607 (62.71%) Python
2 358 (36.98%) Java
3 239 (24.69%) JavaScript
4 173 (17.87%) Ruby
5 153 (15.81%) C#
6 151 (15.60%) SQL
7 128 (13.22%) Bash
8 122 (12.60%) C++
9 112 (11.57%) TypeScript
10 80 (8.26%) PowerShell
11 66 (6.82%) Scala
12 63 (6.51%) C
13 62 (6.40%) Rust
14 36 (3.72%) PHP
15 34 (3.51%) T-SQL
16 27 (2.79%) Shell Script
17 25 (2.58%) Perl
18 20 (2.07%) Groovy
19 19 (1.96%) Kotlin
20 16 (1.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 115 (11.88%) Security Cleared
2 106 (10.95%) SC Cleared
3 51 (5.27%) Degree
4 29 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (1.86%) PhD
6 9 (0.93%) CCNA
6 9 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.83%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.62%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.52%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.52%) FFIEC
10 3 (0.31%) CCA
10 3 (0.31%) CEH
11 2 (0.21%) GIAC
11 2 (0.21%) GPEN
11 2 (0.21%) OSCP
12 1 (0.10%) CISSP
12 1 (0.10%) CITP
12 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.00%) NCSC
2 22 (2.27%) QA
3 16 (1.65%) Accessibility
4 13 (1.34%) WCAG
5 6 (0.62%) SLA
6 5 (0.52%) GLBA
6 5 (0.52%) NIST
6 5 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.31%) OASIS TOSCA
8 2 (0.21%) GDPR
9 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 361 (37.29%) Docker
2 77 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.89%) vSphere
4 22 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (1.65%) Ceph
6 14 (1.45%) Active Directory
7 13 (1.34%) KVM
8 8 (0.83%) iptables
8 8 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.83%) Xen
9 6 (0.62%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.52%) oVirt
11 3 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.21%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 2 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.10%) HDFS
13 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.10%) LXC
13 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 462 (47.73%) Kubernetes
2 359 (37.09%) Terraform
3 219 (22.62%) Ansible
4 105 (10.85%) Puppet
5 95 (9.81%) Packer
6 89 (9.19%) Consul
6 89 (9.19%) Prometheus
7 43 (4.44%) Docker Swarm
8 42 (4.34%) Grafana
9 41 (4.24%) Istio
10 36 (3.72%) ZABBIX
11 33 (3.41%) HAProxy
12 32 (3.31%) Graphite
12 32 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
12 32 (3.31%) Podman
13 31 (3.20%) linkerd
14 22 (2.27%) vRealize Orchestrator
15 21 (2.17%) vCenter Server
16 12 (1.24%) Kibana
17 10 (1.03%) logstash
Vendors
1 77 (7.95%) VMware
2 64 (6.61%) Google
3 46 (4.75%) Splunk
4 40 (4.13%) PagerDuty
5 39 (4.03%) Oracle
6 34 (3.51%) Dynatrace
7 33 (3.41%) Microsoft
8 25 (2.58%) SAP
9 17 (1.76%) MuleSoft
10 16 (1.65%) ServiceNow
11 15 (1.55%) Red Hat
12 14 (1.45%) Atlassian
13 12 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (0.83%) IBM
15 7 (0.72%) BiZZdesign
15 7 (0.72%) Cloudera
16 6 (0.62%) SaltStack
17 5 (0.52%) Confluent
17 5 (0.52%) CyberArk
17 5 (0.52%) Databricks