Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 314 328 465
Rank change year-on-year +14 +137 +57
Contract jobs citing Go 662 703 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.80% 0.77% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.85% 1.76% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 469 292
England median daily rate £550 £525 £523
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +0.48% +4.50%
10th Percentile £394 £405 £414
90th Percentile £700 £689 £638
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
England median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -

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 35,691 39,989 35,048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.99% 43.69% 41.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,959 28,093 24,140
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £438
% change year-on-year +3.26% +5.14% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 631 722 756
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.61% - +7.79%
10th Percentile £19.23 £17.52 £17.63
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.63 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +4.88% -1.20% +9.21%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 24 June 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Go in England over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 June 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
London +14 486 £550 - 107
South East -3 58 £413 -2.94% 18
North of England +4 54 £525 +7.69% 10
South West +7 37 £638 +15.91% 11
Yorkshire +24 30 £525 +7.69% 5
North West -6 24 £525 +10.53% 5
Midlands +22 18 £450 +20.00% 4
West Midlands +13 15 £400 +45.45% 3
East of England -3 7 £538 +10.26% 6
East Midlands +15 3 £550 +29.41% 1
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 419 (63.29%) Python
2 310 (46.83%) Amazon AWS
3 301 (45.47%) Kubernetes
4 291 (43.96%) DevOps
5 280 (42.30%) Docker
6 252 (38.07%) Java
7 245 (37.01%) Agile Software Development
8 233 (35.20%) Linux
9 225 (33.99%) JavaScript
10 207 (31.27%) Ruby
11 204 (30.82%) Ansible
12 185 (27.95%) Google Cloud Platform
13 182 (27.49%) Terraform
14 173 (26.13%) Microsoft Azure
15 163 (24.62%) Microservices
16 161 (24.32%) Node.js
17 154 (23.26%) Jenkins
18 140 (21.15%) Git (software)
19 122 (18.43%) Google
20 115 (17.37%) Finance
21 110 (16.62%) Bash Shell
22 107 (16.16%) Software Engineering
23 105 (15.86%) Puppet
24 102 (15.41%) SQL
25 100 (15.11%) Kafka
26 93 (14.05%) TDD
27 91 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
28 90 (13.60%) .NET
29 86 (12.99%) NoSQL
30 78 (11.78%) Configuration Management

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 33 (4.98%) Cloud Foundry
2 30 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (4.38%) nginx
4 25 (3.78%) Apache Spark
5 15 (2.27%) Apache
6 14 (2.11%) Confluence
7 10 (1.51%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.06%) Apache Airflow
8 7 (1.06%) Mule
9 6 (0.91%) Ethereum
9 6 (0.91%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.60%) Hyperledger
11 3 (0.45%) Anypoint
11 3 (0.45%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.45%) IIS
11 3 (0.45%) JBoss
11 3 (0.45%) Jetty
11 3 (0.45%) Mongrel
11 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.60%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.30%) MultiChain
2 2 (0.30%) Quorum
2 2 (0.30%) Ripple
2 2 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 310 (46.83%) Amazon AWS
2 185 (27.95%) Google Cloud Platform
3 173 (26.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 57 (8.61%) GitHub
5 48 (7.25%) OpenShift
6 40 (6.04%) Serverless
7 38 (5.74%) Cloud Computing
8 34 (5.14%) Amazon EKS
9 30 (4.53%) AWS CloudFormation
10 26 (3.93%) AWS Lambda
10 26 (3.93%) PaaS
11 23 (3.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 21 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
12 21 (3.17%) Amazon S3
13 19 (2.87%) Amazon ECS
14 14 (2.11%) Amazon Kinesis
15 12 (1.81%) Quay.io
16 10 (1.51%) Heroku
16 10 (1.51%) IaaS
16 10 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.68%) Firewall
2 13 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.36%) HTTP
4 7 (1.06%) AMQP
4 7 (1.06%) Broadband
5 6 (0.91%) Internet
6 4 (0.60%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (0.45%) DNS
7 3 (0.45%) IPsec
7 3 (0.45%) SAN
8 2 (0.30%) FTP
8 2 (0.30%) IPv4
8 2 (0.30%) MPLS
8 2 (0.30%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.30%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.30%) VPN
9 1 (0.15%) DSL
9 1 (0.15%) LTE
9 1 (0.15%) Network Security
9 1 (0.15%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (12.99%) NoSQL
2 58 (8.76%) MongoDB
3 55 (8.31%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (5.74%) Big Data
5 33 (4.98%) MySQL
6 28 (4.23%) Hadoop
7 25 (3.78%) Blockchain
7 25 (3.78%) Relational Database
8 19 (2.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 16 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (1.36%) Redis
13 8 (1.21%) Amazon Redshift
13 8 (1.21%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.06%) Amazon Athena
14 7 (1.06%) Data Lake
15 6 (0.91%) BigQuery
15 6 (0.91%) Neo4j
16 5 (0.76%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 154 (23.26%) Jenkins
2 140 (21.15%) Git (software)
3 49 (7.40%) JIRA
4 46 (6.95%) Artifactory
5 33 (4.98%) CircleCI
6 30 (4.53%) GitLab
7 25 (3.78%) Sonatype Nexus
8 23 (3.47%) Selenium
9 21 (3.17%) TeamCity
10 15 (2.27%) Mocha
11 13 (1.96%) SonarQube
11 13 (1.96%) Travis CI
12 12 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (1.81%) Bitbucket
12 12 (1.81%) GoCD
13 11 (1.66%) Bitbucket Server
14 10 (1.51%) Jasmine
15 8 (1.21%) Gatling
16 7 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
16 7 (1.06%) SpecFlow
General
1 115 (17.37%) Finance
2 30 (4.53%) Banking
3 21 (3.17%) Retail
4 12 (1.81%) Advertising
4 12 (1.81%) Financial Institution
5 9 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.21%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.21%) Law
7 6 (0.91%) Legal
8 4 (0.60%) Games
8 4 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.30%) Publishing
10 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 247 (37.31%) Developer
2 161 (24.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 38 (5.74%) Software Engineer
4 37 (5.59%) JavaScript Developer
5 35 (5.29%) Cloud Engineer
6 33 (4.98%) Architect
6 33 (4.98%) AWS Engineer
7 32 (4.83%) Full Stack Developer
7 32 (4.83%) Python Developer
8 30 (4.53%) Senior DevOps
9 27 (4.08%) Senior Developer
10 26 (3.93%) React Developer
11 25 (3.78%) AWS DevOps
12 24 (3.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 23 (3.47%) Angular Developer
13 23 (3.47%) Consultant
13 23 (3.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 22 (3.32%) Node.js Developer
15 21 (3.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 21 (3.17%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (24.32%) Node.js
2 100 (15.11%) Kafka
3 90 (13.60%) .NET
4 77 (11.63%) AngularJS
4 77 (11.63%) REST
5 61 (9.21%) React
6 48 (7.25%) HTML
7 46 (6.95%) CSS
8 45 (6.80%) Elastic Stack
9 39 (5.89%) Web Services
10 34 (5.14%) Vue.js
11 31 (4.68%) RESTful
12 30 (4.53%) GraphQL
13 25 (3.78%) Angular 2
14 23 (3.47%) jQuery
14 23 (3.47%) Redux
15 22 (3.32%) .NET Core
16 21 (3.17%) RabbitMQ
17 19 (2.87%) Flask
17 19 (2.87%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (5.44%) Cloud Native
2 32 (4.83%) User Experience
3 31 (4.68%) Mobile App
4 26 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (3.93%) Public Cloud
5 25 (3.78%) Data Structures
6 22 (3.32%) Data Centre
7 21 (3.17%) Algorithms
8 19 (2.87%) Device Driver
9 18 (2.72%) PKI
10 11 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (1.66%) iSeries
10 11 (1.66%) Mainframe
11 10 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (0.91%) Bitcoin
14 5 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
15 4 (0.60%) Enterprise Cloud
15 4 (0.60%) Fixed Income
15 4 (0.60%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 233 (35.20%) Linux
2 43 (6.50%) Unix
3 42 (6.34%) CentOS
4 40 (6.04%) CoreOS
5 35 (5.29%) Windows
6 25 (3.78%) Ubuntu
7 21 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (1.81%) Android
9 7 (1.06%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (0.91%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.76%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.76%) Debian
11 5 (0.76%) Kali Linux
12 4 (0.60%) Fedora
12 4 (0.60%) Solaris
13 3 (0.45%) Mesosphere
14 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.30%) zOS
15 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (43.96%) DevOps
2 245 (37.01%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (24.62%) Microservices
4 107 (16.16%) Software Engineering
5 93 (14.05%) TDD
6 91 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
7 78 (11.78%) Configuration Management
8 77 (11.63%) Infrastructure as Code
9 67 (10.12%) Test Automation
10 43 (6.50%) Scrum
11 42 (6.34%) Continuous Delivery
12 41 (6.19%) Fintech
13 39 (5.89%) Machine Learning
13 39 (5.89%) Problem-Solving
14 37 (5.59%) Open Source
15 36 (5.44%) Computer Science
16 35 (5.29%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 32 (4.83%) Infrastructure Automation
18 31 (4.68%) Data Science
19 30 (4.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 419 (63.29%) Python
2 252 (38.07%) Java
3 225 (33.99%) JavaScript
4 207 (31.27%) Ruby
5 110 (16.62%) Bash Shell
6 102 (15.41%) SQL
7 75 (11.33%) Scala
8 56 (8.46%) C++
9 34 (5.14%) Perl
10 32 (4.83%) PowerShell
11 26 (3.93%) Rust
12 23 (3.47%) C
13 19 (2.87%) C#
13 19 (2.87%) Clojure
13 19 (2.87%) ES6
13 19 (2.87%) PHP
13 19 (2.87%) TypeScript
14 18 (2.72%) Groovy
15 12 (1.81%) Elixir
16 11 (1.66%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 34 (5.14%) Security Cleared
2 26 (3.93%) SC Cleared
3 23 (3.47%) Degree
4 15 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.96%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.06%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.76%) PhD
8 4 (0.60%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.45%) CISA
9 3 (0.45%) CISM
9 3 (0.45%) CISSP
9 3 (0.45%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) RHCE
10 1 (0.15%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.51%) QA
2 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.15%) GDPR
3 1 (0.15%) SLA
3 1 (0.15%) WAI
System Software
1 280 (42.30%) Docker
2 14 (2.11%) etcd
2 14 (2.11%) flannel
2 14 (2.11%) SkyDNS
3 12 (1.81%) Ceph
4 11 (1.66%) GlusterFS
4 11 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.21%) Apache Flume
5 8 (1.21%) HDFS
6 7 (1.06%) Xen
7 5 (0.76%) Squid
8 4 (0.60%) KVM
8 4 (0.60%) Varnish
9 3 (0.45%) vCloud
9 3 (0.45%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
11 1 (0.15%) iptables
11 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 301 (45.47%) Kubernetes
2 204 (30.82%) Ansible
3 182 (27.49%) Terraform
4 105 (15.86%) Puppet
5 66 (9.97%) Opscode Chef
6 57 (8.61%) Prometheus
7 30 (4.53%) Grafana
8 27 (4.08%) Sysdig
9 21 (3.17%) Graphite
10 20 (3.02%) HAProxy
11 17 (2.57%) rkt
12 16 (2.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 16 (2.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 15 (2.27%) Nagios
14 13 (1.96%) Icinga
15 9 (1.36%) Consul
16 8 (1.21%) Mesos
16 8 (1.21%) Packer
16 8 (1.21%) Salt
17 7 (1.06%) Kibana
Vendors
1 122 (18.43%) Google
2 53 (8.01%) Red Hat
3 23 (3.47%) EMC
3 23 (3.47%) Microsoft
3 23 (3.47%) NetApp
4 22 (3.32%) Veracode
5 20 (3.02%) New Relic
5 20 (3.02%) Splunk
5 20 (3.02%) TOWER Software
6 16 (2.42%) Atlassian
7 15 (2.27%) VMware
8 13 (1.96%) SaltStack
9 12 (1.81%) IBM
10 11 (1.66%) MuleSoft
11 10 (1.51%) Oracle
12 9 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.21%) PagerDuty
14 7 (1.06%) Cypress Semiconductor
14 7 (1.06%) Veritas
15 5 (0.76%) Qualys