Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 411 517 756
Rank change year-on-year +106 +239 +35
Contract jobs citing Go 535 383 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.39% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.34% 0.97% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 287 104
England median daily rate £525 £510 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +7.37% -5.00%
10th Percentile £411 £406 £375
90th Percentile £650 £638 £634
UK median daily rate £525 £510 £475
% change year-on-year +2.94% +7.37% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
England median hourly rate £45.00 £16.66 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +170.19% - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £16.66 -
% change year-on-year +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 40061 39387 40208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.24% 40.48% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28242 27279 27548
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £638 £594 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 756 814 952
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +22.79%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.52 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

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 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Go in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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 2017. 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 +53 415 £525 - 100
South East +35 67 £500 +14.29% 7
North of England +51 29 £400 -20.00% 17
Midlands +27 15 £363 -29.27% 6
Yorkshire +21 15 £400 -27.27% 7
North West +25 14 £425 +21.43% 10
West Midlands +28 9 £350 -36.36% 3
East Midlands +1 4 £450 -14.29% 3
South West -8 4 £463 +2.78% 5
East of England -10 3 £550 -8.33% 5
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 347 (64.86%) Python
2 295 (55.14%) DevOps
3 287 (53.64%) Java
4 267 (49.91%) Agile Software Development
5 264 (49.35%) Ruby
6 262 (48.97%) Amazon AWS
7 251 (46.92%) Linux
8 227 (42.43%) Docker
9 158 (29.53%) Ansible
10 143 (26.73%) TDD
11 138 (25.79%) Kubernetes
12 137 (25.61%) Continuous Integration
13 135 (25.23%) Jenkins
14 134 (25.05%) Terraform
15 115 (21.50%) Git (software)
16 109 (20.37%) Bash Shell
17 104 (19.44%) Puppet
17 104 (19.44%) JavaScript
18 94 (17.57%) Finance
19 93 (17.38%) Configuration Management
20 89 (16.64%) Microservices
21 86 (16.07%) MySQL
22 85 (15.89%) Scala
23 77 (14.39%) Node.js
24 72 (13.46%) Web Services
25 71 (13.27%) Opscode Chef
26 67 (12.52%) PaaS
26 67 (12.52%) Software Engineering
27 66 (12.34%) Unix
28 65 (12.15%) Google

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 62 (11.59%) Cloud Foundry
2 55 (10.28%) Elasticsearch
3 36 (6.73%) nginx
4 29 (5.42%) Tomcat
5 23 (4.30%) OpenStack
6 20 (3.74%) Apache
7 13 (2.43%) Confluence
8 11 (2.06%) Apache Spark
9 9 (1.68%) CMS
10 5 (0.93%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.75%) IIS
11 4 (0.75%) Jetty
11 4 (0.75%) Mongrel
11 4 (0.75%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.56%) Hubot
13 2 (0.37%) Hyperledger
13 2 (0.37%) JBoss
14 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.19%) Drupal
14 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 262 (48.97%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (12.52%) PaaS
3 57 (10.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (8.79%) GitHub
5 35 (6.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 25 (4.67%) OpenShift
7 21 (3.93%) IaaS
8 20 (3.74%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (2.80%) Amazon S3
11 14 (2.62%) Heroku
11 14 (2.62%) Route 53
11 14 (2.62%) SaaS
11 14 (2.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 12 (2.24%) Amazon Kinesis
13 11 (2.06%) Bluemix
13 11 (2.06%) G Suite
13 11 (2.06%) IBM Cloud
14 9 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
14 9 (1.68%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 58 (10.84%) HTTP
2 56 (10.47%) TCP/IP
3 39 (7.29%) SSL
4 34 (6.36%) DNS
5 15 (2.80%) HTTPS
6 13 (2.43%) Firewall
7 12 (2.24%) ICMP
8 9 (1.68%) Internet
9 8 (1.50%) VPN
10 7 (1.31%) Network Security
11 5 (0.93%) FTP
11 5 (0.93%) LDAP
12 3 (0.56%) DHCP
12 3 (0.56%) IPsec
12 3 (0.56%) SSH
13 2 (0.37%) AMQP
13 2 (0.37%) SMS
13 2 (0.37%) Software-Defined Networking
14 1 (0.19%) BGP
14 1 (0.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (16.07%) MySQL
2 62 (11.59%) MongoDB
2 62 (11.59%) PostgreSQL
3 46 (8.60%) NoSQL
4 30 (5.61%) Big Data
4 30 (5.61%) Hadoop
5 25 (4.67%) Redis
6 22 (4.11%) SQL Server
7 21 (3.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 18 (3.36%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (2.06%) Neo4j
11 10 (1.87%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (1.50%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.12%) Blockchain
15 5 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
15 5 (0.93%) HBase
16 2 (0.37%) DataStax
16 2 (0.37%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 135 (25.23%) Jenkins
2 115 (21.50%) Git (software)
3 27 (5.05%) JIRA
4 21 (3.93%) Sonatype Nexus
5 18 (3.36%) Maven
6 17 (3.18%) GitLab
6 17 (3.18%) Vagrant
7 16 (2.99%) Artifactory
8 15 (2.80%) Cucumber
9 14 (2.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (2.43%) Subversion
10 13 (2.43%) Travis CI
11 11 (2.06%) Bitbucket
12 10 (1.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 9 (1.68%) Ant
13 9 (1.68%) GoCD
13 9 (1.68%) Selenium
14 8 (1.50%) SonarQube
15 7 (1.31%) Appium
16 6 (1.12%) RSpec
General
1 94 (17.57%) Finance
2 40 (7.48%) Banking
3 18 (3.36%) Games
4 17 (3.18%) Marketing
4 17 (3.18%) Retail
5 11 (2.06%) Electronics
5 11 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.87%) Automotive
6 10 (1.87%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.87%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.12%) Publishing
8 5 (0.93%) Hindi Language
8 5 (0.93%) Japanese Language
9 3 (0.56%) Back Office
9 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.37%) Advertising
10 2 (0.37%) Front Office
11 1 (0.19%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 181 (33.83%) Developer
2 167 (31.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 71 (13.27%) AWS Engineer
4 58 (10.84%) Java Developer
5 53 (9.91%) AWS DevOps
6 51 (9.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 49 (9.16%) Cloud Engineer
8 39 (7.29%) Linux Engineer
9 35 (6.54%) Java Engineer
9 35 (6.54%) Python Developer
10 34 (6.36%) Senior Developer
11 31 (5.79%) Ruby Engineer
12 30 (5.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 29 (5.42%) Senior DevOps
14 28 (5.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 28 (5.23%) Senior Java Developer
15 26 (4.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 23 (4.30%) Ruby Developer
17 21 (3.93%) Senior Java Engineer
17 21 (3.93%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (14.39%) Node.js
2 72 (13.46%) Web Services
3 63 (11.78%) Elastic Stack
4 54 (10.09%) REST
5 53 (9.91%) HTML
6 46 (8.60%) CSS
7 39 (7.29%) Spring
8 31 (5.79%) Spring Boot
9 27 (5.05%) Kafka
9 27 (5.05%) RabbitMQ
10 25 (4.67%) Flask
11 23 (4.30%) RESTful
12 22 (4.11%) React
13 19 (3.55%) .NET
13 19 (3.55%) ActiveMQ
14 18 (3.36%) Ruby on Rails
15 15 (2.80%) Django
16 14 (2.62%) AngularJS
16 14 (2.62%) HTML5
17 13 (2.43%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.61%) Cloud Native
2 29 (5.42%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 20 (3.74%) Public Cloud
5 19 (3.55%) Device Driver
6 18 (3.36%) Enterprise Cloud
7 17 (3.18%) Fintech
8 15 (2.80%) Data Centre
9 12 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (2.24%) Data Structures
9 12 (2.24%) PKI
10 11 (2.06%) Blog
10 11 (2.06%) Replication
10 11 (2.06%) User Experience
11 9 (1.68%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.68%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (1.31%) Taxonomies
14 6 (1.12%) Clustering
15 5 (0.93%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 251 (46.92%) Linux
2 66 (12.34%) Unix
3 40 (7.48%) Ubuntu
4 31 (5.79%) CoreOS
5 26 (4.86%) Windows
6 21 (3.93%) CentOS
6 21 (3.93%) Mac OS
7 11 (2.06%) Android
7 11 (2.06%) Mac OS X
8 9 (1.68%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.12%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.56%) AIX
11 2 (0.37%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.37%) RancherOS
12 1 (0.19%) Debian
12 1 (0.19%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (55.14%) DevOps
2 267 (49.91%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (26.73%) TDD
4 137 (25.61%) Continuous Integration
5 93 (17.38%) Configuration Management
6 89 (16.64%) Microservices
7 67 (12.52%) Software Engineering
8 64 (11.96%) Open Source
9 63 (11.78%) Kanban
10 52 (9.72%) Continuous Delivery
11 47 (8.79%) BDD
12 40 (7.48%) Pair Programming
13 33 (6.17%) Scrum
13 33 (6.17%) Test Automation
14 30 (5.61%) E-Commerce
14 30 (5.61%) OO
15 29 (5.42%) Extreme Programming
15 29 (5.42%) High Availability
16 26 (4.86%) Front End Development
16 26 (4.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 347 (64.86%) Python
2 287 (53.64%) Java
3 264 (49.35%) Ruby
4 109 (20.37%) Bash Shell
5 104 (19.44%) JavaScript
6 85 (15.89%) Scala
7 51 (9.53%) SQL
8 36 (6.73%) PHP
9 34 (6.36%) C++
10 32 (5.98%) C#
11 22 (4.11%) Groovy
12 21 (3.93%) C
13 17 (3.18%) Perl
14 16 (2.99%) Shell Script
15 12 (2.24%) PowerShell
16 8 (1.50%) R
17 7 (1.31%) Clojure
17 7 (1.31%) ES6
18 6 (1.12%) Erlang
19 4 (0.75%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 49 (9.16%) Security Cleared
2 43 (8.04%) SC Cleared
3 15 (2.80%) Degree
4 5 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.75%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.36%) QA
2 3 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.37%) GCP
4 1 (0.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 227 (42.43%) Docker
2 15 (2.80%) etcd
3 10 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.31%) flannel
4 7 (1.31%) Varnish
5 5 (0.93%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.93%) Ceph
5 5 (0.93%) GlusterFS
5 5 (0.93%) SkyDNS
6 4 (0.75%) HDFS
6 4 (0.75%) Xen
7 2 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.37%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.37%) vSphere
8 1 (0.19%) KVM
8 1 (0.19%) LXC
8 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.19%) zsh
Systems Management
1 158 (29.53%) Ansible
2 138 (25.79%) Kubernetes
3 134 (25.05%) Terraform
4 104 (19.44%) Puppet
5 71 (13.27%) Opscode Chef
6 53 (9.91%) Prometheus
7 50 (9.35%) logstash
8 45 (8.41%) Kibana
9 37 (6.92%) Grafana
10 31 (5.79%) Nagios
11 25 (4.67%) Mesos
12 23 (4.30%) Salt
13 20 (3.74%) Consul
13 20 (3.74%) Icinga
14 19 (3.55%) Galera Cluster
15 15 (2.80%) ZABBIX
16 14 (2.62%) Sysdig
17 13 (2.43%) Graphite
17 13 (2.43%) HAProxy
18 10 (1.87%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 65 (12.15%) Google
2 40 (7.48%) VMware
3 36 (6.73%) Microsoft
4 34 (6.36%) Red Hat
5 32 (5.98%) Splunk
6 23 (4.30%) Oracle
7 14 (2.62%) SaltStack
8 11 (2.06%) AppDynamics
9 10 (1.87%) SAP
10 9 (1.68%) Rackspace
11 4 (0.75%) Apple
11 4 (0.75%) Hortonworks
11 4 (0.75%) IBM
11 4 (0.75%) New Relic
12 1 (0.19%) Adobe
12 1 (0.19%) Cadence
12 1 (0.19%) Computacenter
12 1 (0.19%) Perforce
12 1 (0.19%) Sun
12 1 (0.19%) Zend