Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 317 417 523
Rank change year-on-year +100 +106 +240
Contract jobs citing Go 782 535 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.82% 0.56% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.82% 1.34% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 439 287
England median daily rate £550 £525 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +7.37%
10th Percentile £400 £411 £406
90th Percentile £688 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £538 £525 £510
% change year-on-year +2.38% +2.94% +7.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
England median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £16.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +170.19% -
10th Percentile £21.15 £35.00 £15.33
90th Percentile £42.65 £47.50 £17.98
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £16.66
% change year-on-year -50.00% +170.19% -

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 42,875 40,067 39,389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 45.06% 42.23% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,547 28,246 27,280
England median daily rate £475 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +3.66%
10th Percentile £320 £310 £288
90th Percentile £650 £638 £594
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 622 756 814
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +0.13%
10th Percentile £17.28 £16.25 £14.52
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £41.73 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.32% +6.67% +0.13%

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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 2018. 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 +66 561 £550 +4.76% 240
South East +38 107 £425 -15.00% 32
North of England +16 51 £525 +31.25% 12
Yorkshire +9 35 £525 +31.25% 5
East of England +27 30 £480 -12.73% 8
South West +7 25 £401 -13.30% 17
North West -22 14 £500 +17.65% 7
Midlands -20 7 £495 +36.55% 7
West Midlands -25 4 £470 +34.29% 6
East Midlands +7 3 £538 +19.44% 1
North East - 2 £540 -
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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.

1 451 (57.67%) Python
2 449 (57.42%) Docker
3 401 (51.28%) Amazon AWS
4 344 (43.99%) DevOps
5 321 (41.05%) Agile Software Development
6 306 (39.13%) Java
7 295 (37.72%) Kubernetes
8 277 (35.42%) JavaScript
9 258 (32.99%) Ansible
10 251 (32.10%) Git (software)
11 249 (31.84%) Linux
12 218 (27.88%) Ruby
13 199 (25.45%) Microservices
14 192 (24.55%) Terraform
15 182 (23.27%) Node.js
16 165 (21.10%) Jenkins
17 162 (20.72%) Microsoft Azure
18 144 (18.41%) HTML
19 139 (17.77%) Software Engineering
19 139 (17.77%) TDD
20 137 (17.52%) CSS
21 135 (17.26%) Puppet
22 127 (16.24%) Google
23 126 (16.11%) Configuration Management
23 126 (16.11%) Bash Shell
24 125 (15.98%) REST
25 119 (15.22%) PostgreSQL
25 119 (15.22%) Google Cloud Platform
26 113 (14.45%) Continuous Integration
27 112 (14.32%) MySQL

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 48 (6.14%) nginx
2 29 (3.71%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (3.20%) Apache
4 24 (3.07%) OpenStack
5 21 (2.69%) Tomcat
6 19 (2.43%) Confluence
7 15 (1.92%) IIS
7 15 (1.92%) WebSphere
8 14 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
8 14 (1.79%) Gunicorn
8 14 (1.79%) Jetty
8 14 (1.79%) Mongrel
9 11 (1.41%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.64%) Ethereum
11 3 (0.38%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.38%) Drupal
11 3 (0.38%) SAS
11 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.26%) CMS
12 2 (0.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.13%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.38%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 401 (51.28%) Amazon AWS
2 162 (20.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 119 (15.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 71 (9.08%) Serverless
5 62 (7.93%) GitHub
6 49 (6.27%) AWS Lambda
7 44 (5.63%) PaaS
8 43 (5.50%) AWS CloudFormation
9 23 (2.94%) Azure Functions
10 21 (2.69%) IaaS
11 20 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
11 20 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
12 17 (2.17%) Quay.io
13 12 (1.53%) Amazon S3
14 11 (1.41%) OpenShift
14 11 (1.41%) Sumo Logic
15 10 (1.28%) npm
16 9 (1.15%) SaaS
17 8 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
17 8 (1.02%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.32%) HTTP
2 22 (2.81%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.05%) Firewall
4 15 (1.92%) Software-Defined Networking
5 14 (1.79%) SSL
6 12 (1.53%) SSH
6 12 (1.53%) VLAN
7 11 (1.41%) DNS
8 10 (1.28%) Broadband
9 9 (1.15%) VPN
10 8 (1.02%) Bluetooth
10 8 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (0.90%) Internet
12 5 (0.64%) ICMP
13 4 (0.51%) IPsec
14 3 (0.38%) MPLS
15 2 (0.26%) HTTPS
15 2 (0.26%) IPFS
15 2 (0.26%) IPv4
15 2 (0.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (15.22%) PostgreSQL
2 112 (14.32%) MySQL
3 85 (10.87%) MongoDB
4 80 (10.23%) NoSQL
5 62 (7.93%) Relational Database
6 45 (5.75%) Redis
7 29 (3.71%) Blockchain
7 29 (3.71%) Couchbase
8 28 (3.58%) Big Data
9 22 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (2.30%) SQL Server
11 17 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 11 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (1.15%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.02%) Apache Hive
15 5 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.64%) InfluxDB
15 5 (0.64%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.51%) Flink
16 4 (0.51%) HBase
Development Applications
1 251 (32.10%) Git (software)
2 165 (21.10%) Jenkins
3 56 (7.16%) Selenium
4 41 (5.24%) Gatling
4 41 (5.24%) GitLab
4 41 (5.24%) JIRA
5 38 (4.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 33 (4.22%) Artifactory
7 31 (3.96%) TeamCity
8 30 (3.84%) GoCD
9 26 (3.32%) Mocha
10 25 (3.20%) Vagrant
11 24 (3.07%) Visual Studio Team System
12 18 (2.30%) Bitbucket
12 18 (2.30%) Maven
12 18 (2.30%) Visual Studio
13 17 (2.17%) Gradle
14 14 (1.79%) Robot Framework
14 14 (1.79%) Subversion
15 13 (1.66%) CruiseControl
General
1 102 (13.04%) Finance
2 67 (8.57%) Retail
3 18 (2.30%) Banking
3 18 (2.30%) Games
4 10 (1.28%) Advertising
4 10 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.15%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.02%) Marketing
6 8 (1.02%) Publishing
7 7 (0.90%) Legal
7 7 (0.90%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.77%) Automotive
9 3 (0.38%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.38%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.26%) Electronics
10 2 (0.26%) Law
10 2 (0.26%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.26%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 353 (45.14%) Developer
2 213 (27.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 62 (7.93%) Software Engineer
4 53 (6.78%) AWS Engineer
5 44 (5.63%) Cloud Engineer
6 40 (5.12%) AWS DevOps
7 37 (4.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 30 (3.84%) Java Developer
8 30 (3.84%) Web Developer
9 29 (3.71%) Angular Developer
9 29 (3.71%) Architect
9 29 (3.71%) Senior Developer
10 24 (3.07%) Azure Engineer
11 23 (2.94%) Applications Developer
11 23 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
11 23 (2.94%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 23 (2.94%) Web Applications Developer
12 22 (2.81%) Python Developer
12 22 (2.81%) Senior DevOps
13 21 (2.69%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (23.27%) Node.js
2 144 (18.41%) HTML
3 137 (17.52%) CSS
4 125 (15.98%) REST
5 97 (12.40%) AngularJS
6 70 (8.95%) React
7 65 (8.31%) Kafka
8 60 (7.67%) Elastic Stack
9 49 (6.27%) Web Services
10 46 (5.88%) jQuery
11 42 (5.37%) GraphQL
12 39 (4.99%) Enzyme
12 39 (4.99%) Jest
13 38 (4.86%) RESTful
14 36 (4.60%) .NET
14 36 (4.60%) Angular 2
15 34 (4.35%) Express
16 33 (4.22%) HTML5
16 33 (4.22%) React Native
17 26 (3.32%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 72 (9.21%) Computer Science
2 64 (8.18%) User Experience
3 46 (5.88%) Fintech
4 44 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
5 38 (4.86%) Mobile App
6 36 (4.60%) Device Driver
7 31 (3.96%) Algorithms
8 30 (3.84%) Data Structures
9 25 (3.20%) Public Cloud
10 18 (2.30%) Clustering
10 18 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
11 14 (1.79%) Biotechnology
12 12 (1.53%) Cloud Native
13 11 (1.41%) Replication
14 10 (1.28%) Digital Currency
14 10 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (1.02%) Data Centre
15 8 (1.02%) Enterprise Cloud
16 7 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
16 7 (0.90%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 249 (31.84%) Linux
2 52 (6.65%) Ubuntu
3 43 (5.50%) Windows
4 40 (5.12%) Apple iOS
5 39 (4.99%) CentOS
6 38 (4.86%) Android
7 36 (4.60%) Unix
8 31 (3.96%) CoreOS
9 17 (2.17%) Debian
10 13 (1.66%) Fedora
11 8 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.77%) Windows Server
13 5 (0.64%) Mesosphere
14 4 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
15 3 (0.38%) DC/OS
15 3 (0.38%) VMS
16 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (43.99%) DevOps
2 321 (41.05%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (25.45%) Microservices
4 139 (17.77%) Software Engineering
4 139 (17.77%) TDD
5 126 (16.11%) Configuration Management
6 113 (14.45%) Continuous Integration
7 93 (11.89%) Test Automation
8 80 (10.23%) Scrum
9 64 (8.18%) Continuous Delivery
10 60 (7.67%) Kanban
11 57 (7.29%) Unit Testing
12 56 (7.16%) Problem-Solving
13 54 (6.91%) BDD
14 52 (6.65%) Open Source
15 50 (6.39%) High Availability
15 50 (6.39%) SOA
16 48 (6.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 37 (4.73%) UX Design
18 34 (4.35%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 451 (57.67%) Python
2 306 (39.13%) Java
3 277 (35.42%) JavaScript
4 218 (27.88%) Ruby
5 126 (16.11%) Bash Shell
6 78 (9.97%) C++
6 78 (9.97%) SQL
7 71 (9.08%) C#
8 63 (8.06%) Scala
9 62 (7.93%) C
10 59 (7.54%) Perl
11 56 (7.16%) ES6
12 47 (6.01%) PHP
13 27 (3.45%) Kotlin
14 26 (3.32%) PowerShell
15 20 (2.56%) Groovy
16 12 (1.53%) Java 8
17 11 (1.41%) TypeScript
18 10 (1.28%) Clojure
19 8 (1.02%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 54 (6.91%) Degree
2 43 (5.50%) Security Cleared
3 38 (4.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 31 (3.96%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.28%) RHCE
6 7 (0.90%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.64%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.38%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.13%) CCNA
9 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.43%) QA
2 10 (1.28%) GDPR
3 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.13%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.13%) FISMA
4 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.13%) OASIS TOSCA
4 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 449 (57.42%) Docker
2 37 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.20%) etcd
3 25 (3.20%) flannel
4 20 (2.56%) Ceph
4 20 (2.56%) GlusterFS
4 20 (2.56%) SkyDNS
5 19 (2.43%) Xen
6 15 (1.92%) Hyper-V
7 14 (1.79%) VirtualBox
8 13 (1.66%) NFS
9 5 (0.64%) KVM
9 5 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.38%) Active Directory
10 3 (0.38%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.38%) HDFS
10 3 (0.38%) Squid
10 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.26%) iptables
11 2 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 295 (37.72%) Kubernetes
2 258 (32.99%) Ansible
3 192 (24.55%) Terraform
4 135 (17.26%) Puppet
5 95 (12.15%) Opscode Chef
6 83 (10.61%) Prometheus
7 46 (5.88%) Nagios
8 41 (5.24%) Grafana
9 39 (4.99%) Packer
9 39 (4.99%) Salt
10 33 (4.22%) Docker Swarm
10 33 (4.22%) Sysdig
11 30 (3.84%) HAProxy
12 29 (3.71%) Consul
12 29 (3.71%) Kibana
13 28 (3.58%) Graphite
13 28 (3.58%) Icinga
13 28 (3.58%) Mesos
14 24 (3.07%) rkt
15 21 (2.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 127 (16.24%) Google
2 56 (7.16%) Microsoft
2 56 (7.16%) Splunk
3 49 (6.27%) Red Hat
4 40 (5.12%) VMware
5 18 (2.30%) Atlassian
6 15 (1.92%) AppDynamics
6 15 (1.92%) New Relic
6 15 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (1.92%) SaltStack
7 10 (1.28%) Oracle
8 5 (0.64%) Alibaba
9 4 (0.51%) Dynatrace
9 4 (0.51%) Facebook
9 4 (0.51%) IBM
9 4 (0.51%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.51%) Twitter
10 3 (0.38%) EMC
10 3 (0.38%) SAP
10 3 (0.38%) Vertica