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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 373 438 552
Rank change year-on-year +65 +114  
Contract jobs citing Go 213 192 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.39% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.20% 1.01% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 159 40
Median daily rate £525 £510 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £588 £438
% change year-on-year -19.14% +34.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -

Go is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17809 19052 19578
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.91% 39.11% 38.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12247 13284 13296
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 412 396
Median hourly rate £41.75 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.33% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £15.85 £19.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £51.30 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Go as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Go in England

Go
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Go in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Go in England

Go
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Go in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Go in England

Go
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Go in England.

Contractor 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +31 171 £550 +10.00% 43
South East +35 19 £500 -28.57% 9
East Midlands -4 7 £475 - 1
North West +27 5 £600 +33.33% 6
South West - 4 £400 - 4
West Midlands - 4 £320 - 1
Midlands - 2 - - 2
Yorkshire +5 1 £425 -27.65% 4
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Go also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Go.

1 235 (64.21%) Python
2 225 (61.48%) Java
3 221 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
4 213 (58.20%) DevOps
5 177 (48.36%) Ruby
6 172 (46.99%) Amazon AWS
7 149 (40.71%) Docker
7 149 (40.71%) Linux
8 121 (33.06%) Ansible
9 108 (29.51%) Git (software)
10 103 (28.14%) Continuous Integration
11 102 (27.87%) TDD
12 101 (27.60%) Puppet
12 101 (27.60%) Kubernetes
13 87 (23.77%) Node.js
14 77 (21.04%) Jenkins
15 74 (20.22%) Opscode Chef
16 69 (18.85%) Configuration Management
17 68 (18.58%) PostgreSQL
17 68 (18.58%) Terraform
18 67 (18.31%) Open Source
19 66 (18.03%) Bash Shell
20 64 (17.49%) PaaS
21 55 (15.03%) Finance
21 55 (15.03%) Cloud Foundry
21 55 (15.03%) Microservices
22 51 (13.93%) Elastic Stack
23 50 (13.66%) Continuous Delivery
23 50 (13.66%) JavaScript
24 49 (13.39%) GitHub

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 55 (15.03%) Cloud Foundry
2 45 (12.30%) Elasticsearch
3 35 (9.56%) nginx
4 28 (7.65%) OpenStack
5 11 (3.01%) Apache
5 11 (3.01%) Hubot
6 10 (2.73%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.19%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.64%) Confluence
9 4 (1.09%) WordPress
10 3 (0.82%) CMS
10 3 (0.82%) Hyperledger
11 2 (0.55%) eris
11 2 (0.55%) Ethereum
12 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.27%) GemFire
Applications
1 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 172 (46.99%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (17.49%) PaaS
3 49 (13.39%) GitHub
4 41 (11.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (6.28%) IaaS
6 17 (4.64%) Bluemix
6 17 (4.64%) IBM Cloud
7 15 (4.10%) Datadog
7 15 (4.10%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (3.83%) Quay.io
9 13 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (2.73%) Amazon S3
11 7 (1.91%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (1.91%) SaaS
12 6 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (1.37%) Heroku
13 5 (1.37%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.92%) HTTP
2 27 (7.38%) TCP/IP
3 13 (3.55%) SSL
4 11 (3.01%) DNS
5 7 (1.91%) Internet
6 5 (1.37%) Kerberos
6 5 (1.37%) VPN
7 4 (1.09%) AMQP
7 4 (1.09%) ICMP
7 4 (1.09%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (0.82%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.55%) LDAP
9 2 (0.55%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.27%) Firewall
10 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.27%) LAN
10 1 (0.27%) MQTT
10 1 (0.27%) SNMP
10 1 (0.27%) SSH
10 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (18.58%) PostgreSQL
2 47 (12.84%) MySQL
3 43 (11.75%) MongoDB
4 28 (7.65%) Redis
5 24 (6.56%) NoSQL
6 17 (4.64%) Big Data
6 17 (4.64%) Hadoop
7 16 (4.37%) SQL Server
8 15 (4.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (3.28%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.91%) Blockchain
11 4 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.82%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.82%) Riak
13 2 (0.55%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.55%) HBase
13 2 (0.55%) InfluxDB
13 2 (0.55%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 108 (29.51%) Git (software)
2 77 (21.04%) Jenkins
3 25 (6.83%) JIRA
4 21 (5.74%) Artifactory
4 21 (5.74%) Maven
5 15 (4.10%) Vagrant
6 13 (3.55%) GitLab
7 12 (3.28%) Travis CI
8 11 (3.01%) Gradle
9 9 (2.46%) Bitbucket
9 9 (2.46%) JUnit
10 8 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (2.19%) Mockito
11 7 (1.91%) Subversion
11 7 (1.91%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.64%) RSpec
13 5 (1.37%) Ant
14 4 (1.09%) DbUnit
14 4 (1.09%) Grunt
14 4 (1.09%) jMock
General
1 55 (15.03%) Finance
2 18 (4.92%) Banking
3 11 (3.01%) Games
4 10 (2.73%) Marketing
5 8 (2.19%) Electronics
5 8 (2.19%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.37%) Retail
7 3 (0.82%) Front Office
8 2 (0.55%) Publishing
9 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (38.25%) Developer
2 109 (29.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 64 (17.49%) Java Developer
4 42 (11.48%) AWS DevOps
5 39 (10.66%) AWS Engineer
6 37 (10.11%) Python Developer
7 34 (9.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 34 (9.29%) Senior Developer
8 25 (6.83%) Architect
9 24 (6.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 22 (6.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 22 (6.01%) Linux Engineer
10 22 (6.01%) Ruby Developer
11 21 (5.74%) Cloud Architect
11 21 (5.74%) Senior Java Developer
12 20 (5.46%) Senior DevOps
13 19 (5.19%) Cloud Engineer
13 19 (5.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 16 (4.37%) Senior Python Developer
15 15 (4.10%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (23.77%) Node.js
2 51 (13.93%) Elastic Stack
3 46 (12.57%) HTML
4 44 (12.02%) Spring
5 38 (10.38%) REST
6 33 (9.02%) AngularJS
7 30 (8.20%) Kafka
8 27 (7.38%) HTML5
8 27 (7.38%) Web Services
9 26 (7.10%) CSS
10 23 (6.28%) RabbitMQ
11 21 (5.74%) Spring Boot
12 20 (5.46%) J2EE
12 20 (5.46%) Ruby on Rails
13 18 (4.92%) JMS
14 16 (4.37%) Hibernate
14 16 (4.37%) RESTful
15 15 (4.10%) JDBC
16 14 (3.83%) JMX
17 12 (3.28%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.38%) Cloud Native
1 27 (7.38%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (4.10%) Fintech
2 15 (4.10%) User Experience
3 14 (3.83%) Public Cloud
4 13 (3.55%) Data Structures
5 12 (3.28%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.01%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.19%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.91%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.64%) Blog
10 5 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.09%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.09%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.82%) Device Driver
12 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.55%) Clustering
13 2 (0.55%) Replication
13 2 (0.55%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 149 (40.71%) Linux
2 37 (10.11%) Unix
3 33 (9.02%) CoreOS
4 24 (6.56%) Ubuntu
5 14 (3.83%) Windows
6 11 (3.01%) Android
6 11 (3.01%) Apple iOS
6 11 (3.01%) CentOS
6 11 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.46%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.09%) RancherOS
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (58.20%) DevOps
3 103 (28.14%) Continuous Integration
4 102 (27.87%) TDD
5 69 (18.85%) Configuration Management
6 67 (18.31%) Open Source
7 55 (15.03%) Microservices
8 50 (13.66%) Continuous Delivery
9 46 (12.57%) BDD
10 44 (12.02%) Software Engineering
10 44 (12.02%) Test Automation
11 31 (8.47%) High Availability
12 30 (8.20%) Pair Programming
13 29 (7.92%) Kanban
14 28 (7.65%) Scrum
15 27 (7.38%) Web Operations
16 24 (6.56%) Software Delivery
17 23 (6.28%) OO
18 20 (5.46%) SOA
19 19 (5.19%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 235 (64.21%) Python
2 225 (61.48%) Java
3 177 (48.36%) Ruby
4 66 (18.03%) Bash Shell
5 50 (13.66%) JavaScript
6 44 (12.02%) Scala
7 26 (7.10%) SQL
8 24 (6.56%) C++
9 23 (6.28%) PHP
10 22 (6.01%) Perl
11 19 (5.19%) C
11 19 (5.19%) Clojure
12 11 (3.01%) CoffeeScript
12 11 (3.01%) Rust
13 10 (2.73%) F#
14 9 (2.46%) Shell Script
15 8 (2.19%) C#
16 5 (1.37%) Groovy
16 5 (1.37%) Haskell
16 5 (1.37%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (10.11%) Security Cleared
2 29 (7.92%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.10%) Degree
4 8 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.37%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.55%) CISA
7 2 (0.55%) CISM
7 2 (0.55%) CISSP
7 2 (0.55%) GSEC
7 2 (0.55%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.46%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) GCP
System Software
1 149 (40.71%) Docker
2 17 (4.64%) etcd
2 17 (4.64%) flannel
3 10 (2.73%) Ceph
3 10 (2.73%) GlusterFS
3 10 (2.73%) SkyDNS
4 9 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.91%) LXC
5 7 (1.91%) vSphere
6 6 (1.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (1.37%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.82%) HDFS
8 3 (0.82%) Squid
9 2 (0.55%) KVM
9 2 (0.55%) vCloud
9 2 (0.55%) Xen
10 1 (0.27%) NFS
10 1 (0.27%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.27%) zsh
Systems Management
1 121 (33.06%) Ansible
2 101 (27.60%) Kubernetes
2 101 (27.60%) Puppet
3 74 (20.22%) Opscode Chef
4 68 (18.58%) Terraform
5 33 (9.02%) Salt
6 30 (8.20%) Kibana
7 28 (7.65%) logstash
8 27 (7.38%) Prometheus
9 21 (5.74%) Mesos
9 21 (5.74%) rkt
10 19 (5.19%) Consul
11 18 (4.92%) Nagios
11 18 (4.92%) Sysdig
12 17 (4.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 17 (4.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 16 (4.37%) Grafana
13 16 (4.37%) HAProxy
14 12 (3.28%) Graphite
15 9 (2.46%) Packer
Vendors
1 21 (5.74%) Google
2 18 (4.92%) VMware
3 16 (4.37%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.55%) Red Hat
5 11 (3.01%) Oracle
6 10 (2.73%) SaltStack
7 8 (2.19%) SAP
8 7 (1.91%) Apple
9 6 (1.64%) Splunk
10 5 (1.37%) ForgeRock
11 3 (0.82%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.82%) EMC
11 3 (0.82%) Hortonworks
11 3 (0.82%) IBM
11 3 (0.82%) New Relic
11 3 (0.82%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.55%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.55%) Isilon
13 1 (0.27%) F5
13 1 (0.27%) hybris
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