Period
to 21 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 325 432 524
Rank change year-on-year +107 +92 +214
Contract jobs citing Go 728 454 369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.78% 0.51% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.75% 1.22% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 360 289
England median daily rate £550 £515 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% - +17.71%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £410
90th Percentile £700 £638 £650
UK median daily rate £550 £513 £513
% change year-on-year +7.32% - +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
England median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -11.76% -
10th Percentile £21.23 £31.25 £25.70
90th Percentile £73.75 £45.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +26.67% -11.76% -

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 41,691 37,112 39,694
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.72% 42.00% 39.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,495 25,653 27,606
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 689 718 837
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £17.52 £16.25 £14.20
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.23 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +59 510 £550 +4.76% 184
South East +30 100 £425 -15.00% 29
North of England +31 65 £533 +12.11% 17
Yorkshire +14 38 £525 +32.91% 5
North West 0 23 £588 +4.44% 11
East of England +13 22 £450 -19.28% 13
Midlands -13 17 £425 +9.68% 17
South West -7 11 £550 +22.22% 16
West Midlands -22 10 £400 +25.00% 14
East Midlands -9 7 £425 -10.53% 3
North East - 4 £540 - 1
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 403 (55.36%) Python
2 369 (50.69%) Amazon AWS
3 333 (45.74%) Docker
4 322 (44.23%) DevOps
4 322 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
5 287 (39.42%) Java
6 265 (36.40%) Linux
7 258 (35.44%) JavaScript
8 228 (31.32%) Kubernetes
9 223 (30.63%) Ruby
10 206 (28.30%) Ansible
10 206 (28.30%) Git (software)
11 188 (25.82%) Jenkins
12 164 (22.53%) Terraform
13 163 (22.39%) Microservices
14 159 (21.84%) Node.js
15 150 (20.60%) Google
16 149 (20.47%) Finance
17 147 (20.19%) Microsoft Azure
18 141 (19.37%) TDD
19 137 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
20 129 (17.72%) Google Cloud Platform
21 125 (17.17%) Puppet
22 121 (16.62%) Configuration Management
23 114 (15.66%) Software Engineering
23 114 (15.66%) Opscode Chef
24 109 (14.97%) Bash Shell
25 101 (13.87%) MySQL
26 100 (13.74%) PostgreSQL
27 99 (13.60%) AngularJS

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 (7.55%) Elasticsearch
2 44 (6.04%) Confluence
3 37 (5.08%) nginx
4 29 (3.98%) OpenStack
5 24 (3.30%) Cloud Foundry
6 19 (2.61%) Apache
7 15 (2.06%) Apache Spark
8 14 (1.92%) Ethereum
9 12 (1.65%) IIS
9 12 (1.65%) Jetty
9 12 (1.65%) Mongrel
9 12 (1.65%) WebSphere
10 11 (1.51%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.82%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.82%) Hyperledger
12 4 (0.55%) Gunicorn
12 4 (0.55%) Hubot
13 3 (0.41%) CMS
13 3 (0.41%) SAS
14 1 (0.14%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.14%) HipChat
2 1 (0.14%) InVision
2 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.27%) MultiChain
2 2 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.27%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 369 (50.69%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (20.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 129 (17.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 66 (9.07%) GitHub
5 53 (7.28%) PaaS
6 31 (4.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 26 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
8 25 (3.43%) IaaS
8 25 (3.43%) Serverless
9 22 (3.02%) AWS Lambda
10 21 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (1.92%) Amazon S3
12 13 (1.79%) Sumo Logic
13 12 (1.65%) OpenShift
14 11 (1.51%) SaaS
15 9 (1.24%) Azure Functions
16 8 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 8 (1.10%) Quay.io
17 7 (0.96%) Rackspace Cloud
17 7 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.53%) HTTP
2 21 (2.88%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.20%) Software-Defined Networking
4 14 (1.92%) SSL
5 10 (1.37%) DNS
6 9 (1.24%) Firewall
6 9 (1.24%) VPN
7 8 (1.10%) Broadband
8 7 (0.96%) ICMP
9 4 (0.55%) SSH
9 4 (0.55%) VLAN
10 2 (0.27%) Calico
10 2 (0.27%) Internet
10 2 (0.27%) IPFS
10 2 (0.27%) IPsec
10 2 (0.27%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.27%) SMS
11 1 (0.14%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.14%) DHCP
11 1 (0.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (13.87%) MySQL
2 100 (13.74%) PostgreSQL
3 85 (11.68%) MongoDB
4 74 (10.16%) NoSQL
5 48 (6.59%) Relational Database
6 45 (6.18%) Big Data
6 45 (6.18%) Blockchain
7 37 (5.08%) Redis
8 28 (3.85%) SQL Server
9 23 (3.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 19 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (1.79%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.37%) HBase
12 10 (1.37%) icCube
13 9 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (1.24%) Flink
14 8 (1.10%) Apache Hive
15 7 (0.96%) RDBMS
16 6 (0.82%) CouchDB
17 5 (0.69%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 206 (28.30%) Git (software)
2 188 (25.82%) Jenkins
3 73 (10.03%) JIRA
4 44 (6.04%) TeamCity
5 25 (3.43%) GitLab
6 23 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 23 (3.16%) Visual Studio
7 22 (3.02%) Visual Studio Team System
8 21 (2.88%) Artifactory
9 20 (2.75%) Subversion
10 19 (2.61%) Vagrant
11 17 (2.34%) Selenium
12 16 (2.20%) Maven
13 14 (1.92%) GoCD
14 13 (1.79%) Travis CI
15 12 (1.65%) Cucumber
15 12 (1.65%) Gradle
16 11 (1.51%) Ant
16 11 (1.51%) Gatling
16 11 (1.51%) MSBuild
General
1 149 (20.47%) Finance
2 41 (5.63%) Banking
3 35 (4.81%) Retail
4 27 (3.71%) Games
5 16 (2.20%) Marketing
6 15 (2.06%) Law
7 12 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.10%) Automotive
9 8 (1.10%) Electronics
10 7 (0.96%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.69%) Front Office
12 4 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.55%) Legal
12 4 (0.55%) Publishing
13 3 (0.41%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.27%) Advertising
14 2 (0.27%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.27%) Russian Language
14 2 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 356 (48.90%) Developer
2 174 (23.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 50 (6.87%) AWS Engineer
4 44 (6.04%) Python Developer
5 43 (5.91%) Java Developer
6 42 (5.77%) AWS DevOps
7 41 (5.63%) Software Engineer
8 40 (5.49%) Web Developer
9 39 (5.36%) Cloud Engineer
9 39 (5.36%) Senior Developer
10 31 (4.26%) Architect
11 29 (3.98%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 26 (3.57%) Software Developer
13 25 (3.43%) Backend Developer
13 25 (3.43%) Senior DevOps
13 25 (3.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 22 (3.02%) Applications Developer
15 21 (2.88%) React Developer
15 21 (2.88%) Web Applications Developer
16 20 (2.75%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (21.84%) Node.js
2 99 (13.60%) AngularJS
3 97 (13.32%) HTML
4 92 (12.64%) React
5 85 (11.68%) CSS
6 79 (10.85%) REST
7 75 (10.30%) Kafka
8 51 (7.01%) Web Services
9 45 (6.18%) Elastic Stack
10 43 (5.91%) RESTful
11 42 (5.77%) jQuery
12 37 (5.08%) HTML5
12 37 (5.08%) React Native
13 33 (4.53%) .NET
14 30 (4.12%) RabbitMQ
15 22 (3.02%) CSS3
16 20 (2.75%) GraphQL
16 20 (2.75%) JSON
17 17 (2.34%) ActiveMQ
17 17 (2.34%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.20%) User Experience
2 53 (7.28%) Greenfield Project
3 49 (6.73%) Computer Science
4 42 (5.77%) Fintech
5 37 (5.08%) Device Driver
6 36 (4.95%) Mobile App
7 32 (4.40%) Algorithms
7 32 (4.40%) Data Structures
8 22 (3.02%) Public Cloud
9 18 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
10 17 (2.34%) Cloud Native
11 16 (2.20%) Clustering
12 15 (2.06%) Replication
13 13 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (1.37%) Digital Currency
15 9 (1.24%) Enterprise Cloud
16 8 (1.10%) Blog
17 6 (0.82%) Virtual Team
18 5 (0.69%) iPad
18 5 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 265 (36.40%) Linux
2 59 (8.10%) Ubuntu
3 48 (6.59%) CentOS
3 48 (6.59%) Windows
4 47 (6.46%) Unix
5 43 (5.91%) Apple iOS
6 40 (5.49%) Android
7 20 (2.75%) CoreOS
8 14 (1.92%) Debian
9 10 (1.37%) Fedora
9 10 (1.37%) VMS
10 9 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.82%) Windows Server
12 5 (0.69%) Mesosphere
13 3 (0.41%) Amazon Linux
13 3 (0.41%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
1 322 (44.23%) DevOps
2 163 (22.39%) Microservices
3 141 (19.37%) TDD
4 137 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
5 121 (16.62%) Configuration Management
6 114 (15.66%) Software Engineering
7 79 (10.85%) Test Automation
8 76 (10.44%) Continuous Delivery
9 61 (8.38%) Scrum
10 58 (7.97%) Open Source
11 45 (6.18%) BDD
11 45 (6.18%) OO
12 44 (6.04%) Machine Learning
13 43 (5.91%) Kanban
14 40 (5.49%) Immutable Infrastructure
15 39 (5.36%) Pair Programming
15 39 (5.36%) UX Design
16 37 (5.08%) High Availability
17 36 (4.95%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 403 (55.36%) Python
2 287 (39.42%) Java
3 258 (35.44%) JavaScript
4 223 (30.63%) Ruby
5 109 (14.97%) Bash Shell
6 72 (9.89%) SQL
7 71 (9.75%) Scala
8 68 (9.34%) C++
9 66 (9.07%) Perl
10 56 (7.69%) C#
11 55 (7.55%) C
12 37 (5.08%) PHP
13 22 (3.02%) Kotlin
14 21 (2.88%) ES6
14 21 (2.88%) Groovy
15 18 (2.47%) PowerShell
16 13 (1.79%) TypeScript
17 12 (1.65%) Solidity
18 11 (1.51%) Shell Script
19 9 (1.24%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 44 (6.04%) Degree
2 28 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (2.34%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.82%) AWS Certification
6 5 (0.69%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.41%) CCNA
7 3 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.41%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.27%) RHCE
9 1 (0.14%) MCSD
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (8.93%) GCP
2 20 (2.75%) QA
3 5 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 333 (45.74%) Docker
2 29 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.06%) etcd
3 15 (2.06%) flannel
3 15 (2.06%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.92%) VirtualBox
5 12 (1.65%) Ceph
5 12 (1.65%) Xen
6 10 (1.37%) Apache Flume
6 10 (1.37%) GlusterFS
6 10 (1.37%) SkyDNS
6 10 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.69%) KVM
7 5 (0.69%) NFS
8 4 (0.55%) vSphere
9 3 (0.41%) HDFS
9 3 (0.41%) QEMU
9 3 (0.41%) Squid
9 3 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 228 (31.32%) Kubernetes
2 206 (28.30%) Ansible
3 164 (22.53%) Terraform
4 125 (17.17%) Puppet
5 114 (15.66%) Opscode Chef
6 78 (10.71%) Prometheus
7 62 (8.52%) Salt
8 55 (7.55%) Nagios
9 50 (6.87%) Grafana
10 37 (5.08%) Icinga
11 33 (4.53%) Packer
12 31 (4.26%) Kibana
13 24 (3.30%) Sysdig
14 23 (3.16%) Consul
15 22 (3.02%) logstash
16 18 (2.47%) HAProxy
17 15 (2.06%) Docker Swarm
18 14 (1.92%) Graphite
18 14 (1.92%) rkt
19 13 (1.79%) Graylog
Vendors
1 150 (20.60%) Google
2 61 (8.38%) Red Hat
3 58 (7.97%) Microsoft
4 32 (4.40%) VMware
5 27 (3.71%) Splunk
6 23 (3.16%) Sybase
7 17 (2.34%) Atlassian
8 15 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (1.79%) New Relic
10 11 (1.51%) AppDynamics
11 10 (1.37%) Vertica
12 9 (1.24%) Rackspace
12 9 (1.24%) SAP
13 7 (0.96%) Oracle
13 7 (0.96%) SaltStack
14 6 (0.82%) Perforce
14 6 (0.82%) TOWER Software
15 5 (0.69%) EMC
15 5 (0.69%) NetApp
16 4 (0.55%) Apigee