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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Go (Golang)
UK / England
Rank 422 451 540
Rank change year-on-year +29 +89  
Contract jobs citing Go 153 162 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.33% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 0.86% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 114 43
Median daily rate £513 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £627 £613 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £365
% change year-on-year +5.55% +23.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 -

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 16978 18833 18179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.15% 38.39% 37.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11719 12986 11923
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 £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 448 385
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +13.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.92 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 +22 113 £518 +5.07% 68
Yorkshire +23 16 £463 -15.90%
East of England - 11 £675 - 1
South West +6 4 £488 - 3
South East +6 3 £438 -25.53% 5
North East - 3 - -
North West +24 2 £475 +5.55% 4
East Midlands - 1 £500 - 2
Go
UK

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 248 (63.59%) DevOps
2 210 (53.85%) Java
3 195 (50.00%) Linux
4 190 (48.72%) Python
5 181 (46.41%) Ruby
6 178 (45.64%) Agile Software Development
7 173 (44.36%) Amazon AWS
8 172 (44.10%) Docker
9 139 (35.64%) Ansible
10 122 (31.28%) Opscode Chef
11 108 (27.69%) Git (software)
12 105 (26.92%) Puppet
13 103 (26.41%) Continuous Integration
14 101 (25.90%) Kubernetes
15 94 (24.10%) Jenkins
16 87 (22.31%) TDD
17 85 (21.79%) Terraform
18 78 (20.00%) JavaScript
19 73 (18.72%) Configuration Management
19 73 (18.72%) PostgreSQL
20 68 (17.44%) Node.js
20 68 (17.44%) Open Source
21 66 (16.92%) Security Cleared
22 59 (15.13%) SC Cleared
23 55 (14.10%) Scala
24 54 (13.85%) CoreOS
25 53 (13.59%) HTML
26 50 (12.82%) MySQL
27 49 (12.56%) Continuous Delivery
27 49 (12.56%) MongoDB

Go
Top Related 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 44 (11.28%) OpenStack
2 36 (9.23%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (7.44%) Cloud Foundry
4 23 (5.90%) nginx
5 15 (3.85%) Apache
6 13 (3.33%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.56%) Ethereum
8 9 (2.31%) Hyperledger
9 8 (2.05%) Hubot
10 7 (1.79%) JBoss
11 6 (1.54%) Apache Spark
11 6 (1.54%) Confluence
12 4 (1.03%) Apache Solr
12 4 (1.03%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.03%) WordPress
13 3 (0.77%) IIS
14 1 (0.26%) eris
14 1 (0.26%) Jetty
14 1 (0.26%) SAS
14 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 11 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 173 (44.36%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (11.79%) GitHub
3 41 (10.51%) PaaS
4 32 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (6.15%) AWS CloudFormation
6 21 (5.38%) IaaS
7 13 (3.33%) Amazon S3
7 13 (3.33%) Datadog
7 13 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (2.82%) Route 53
9 10 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
9 10 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (2.31%) Amazon EMR
10 9 (2.31%) Amazon Kinesis
10 9 (2.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 8 (2.05%) Heroku
12 5 (1.28%) SaaS
13 4 (1.03%) Bluemix
13 4 (1.03%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 46 (11.79%) HTTP
2 37 (9.49%) TCP/IP
3 19 (4.87%) SSL
4 10 (2.56%) DNS
5 8 (2.05%) Kerberos
6 5 (1.28%) Internet
6 5 (1.28%) VPN
7 4 (1.03%) Firewall
7 4 (1.03%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (0.77%) AMQP
9 2 (0.51%) LDAP
10 1 (0.26%) DHCP
10 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.26%) Intranet
10 1 (0.26%) SNMP
10 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (18.72%) PostgreSQL
2 50 (12.82%) MySQL
3 49 (12.56%) MongoDB
4 41 (10.51%) Redis
5 21 (5.38%) NoSQL
6 19 (4.87%) Big Data
7 17 (4.36%) Blockchain
8 16 (4.10%) SQL Server
9 14 (3.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (2.82%) Hadoop
11 10 (2.56%) Relational Database
12 8 (2.05%) Tick Data
13 7 (1.79%) Riak
14 6 (1.54%) MariaDB
15 4 (1.03%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.77%) HBase
17 2 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
17 2 (0.51%) Apache Hive
18 1 (0.26%) CouchDB
18 1 (0.26%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 108 (27.69%) Git (software)
2 94 (24.10%) Jenkins
3 45 (11.54%) JIRA
4 34 (8.72%) Maven
5 22 (5.64%) Gradle
6 21 (5.38%) Vagrant
7 19 (4.87%) Subversion
8 17 (4.36%) Ant
8 17 (4.36%) Bitbucket
9 14 (3.59%) Bazaar
9 14 (3.59%) Mercurial
10 11 (2.82%) GoCD
11 10 (2.56%) Travis CI
12 9 (2.31%) Artifactory
13 8 (2.05%) JUnit
14 6 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (1.54%) Hudson
14 6 (1.54%) SonarQube
14 6 (1.54%) TeamCity
15 5 (1.28%) Grunt
General
1 37 (9.49%) Finance
2 17 (4.36%) Retail
3 16 (4.10%) Marketing
4 13 (3.33%) Banking
5 12 (3.08%) Front Office
6 11 (2.82%) Electronics
6 11 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.82%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.31%) Games
8 8 (2.05%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.51%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.26%) Automotive
10 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 179 (45.90%) Developer
2 136 (34.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 51 (13.08%) Java Developer
4 31 (7.95%) AWS DevOps
5 27 (6.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 26 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
6 26 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
7 25 (6.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 25 (6.41%) Senior Developer
8 22 (5.64%) Ruby Developer
9 20 (5.13%) Senior DevOps
9 20 (5.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 19 (4.87%) Python Developer
11 16 (4.10%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 14 (3.59%) Architect
12 14 (3.59%) Cloud Engineer
12 14 (3.59%) Consultant
12 14 (3.59%) WebOps Engineer
13 13 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
14 12 (3.08%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (17.44%) Node.js
2 53 (13.59%) HTML
3 49 (12.56%) REST
4 43 (11.03%) Elastic Stack
5 41 (10.51%) Web Services
6 40 (10.26%) AngularJS
7 34 (8.72%) HTML5
8 33 (8.46%) CSS
9 29 (7.44%) RabbitMQ
10 25 (6.41%) Spring
11 23 (5.90%) Ruby on Rails
12 17 (4.36%) JSON
12 17 (4.36%) Kafka
13 15 (3.85%) RESTful
14 13 (3.33%) .NET
14 13 (3.33%) Sensu
14 13 (3.33%) Spring Boot
15 12 (3.08%) Django
15 12 (3.08%) jQuery
15 12 (3.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.41%) Algorithms
2 23 (5.90%) Data Structures
3 14 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.33%) Fintech
5 12 (3.08%) User Experience
6 9 (2.31%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.79%) Minimum Viable Product
8 6 (1.54%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.28%) Blog
10 4 (1.03%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.03%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.03%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.03%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.77%) Bitcoin
11 3 (0.77%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.77%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.77%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.51%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 195 (50.00%) Linux
2 54 (13.85%) CoreOS
3 34 (8.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (7.95%) Windows
5 29 (7.44%) Unix
6 26 (6.67%) Ubuntu
7 13 (3.33%) Mac OS
8 11 (2.82%) RancherOS
9 8 (2.05%) CentOS
10 7 (1.79%) Android
10 7 (1.79%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.28%) Solaris
12 2 (0.51%) Debian
12 2 (0.51%) SUSE
12 2 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (63.59%) DevOps
2 178 (45.64%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (26.41%) Continuous Integration
4 87 (22.31%) TDD
5 73 (18.72%) Configuration Management
6 68 (17.44%) Open Source
7 49 (12.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 44 (11.28%) Microservices
9 36 (9.23%) BDD
10 35 (8.97%) OO
11 34 (8.72%) Software Engineering
12 32 (8.21%) Scrum
13 29 (7.44%) High Availability
14 25 (6.41%) Kanban
15 23 (5.90%) Web Operations
16 20 (5.13%) OOD
17 19 (4.87%) Automated Testing
17 19 (4.87%) Complexity Analysis
17 19 (4.87%) E-Commerce
17 19 (4.87%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 210 (53.85%) Java
2 190 (48.72%) Python
3 181 (46.41%) Ruby
4 78 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 55 (14.10%) Scala
6 47 (12.05%) Bash Shell
7 35 (8.97%) Perl
8 34 (8.72%) C++
9 33 (8.46%) PHP
10 30 (7.69%) Rust
11 26 (6.67%) Clojure
12 25 (6.41%) C
13 19 (4.87%) F#
13 19 (4.87%) SQL
14 18 (4.62%) C#
14 18 (4.62%) PowerShell
15 8 (2.05%) CoffeeScript
16 7 (1.79%) Haskell
16 7 (1.79%) Shell Script
17 6 (1.54%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 66 (16.92%) Security Cleared
2 59 (15.13%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.82%) Degree
4 8 (2.05%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.05%) PhD
5 4 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.51%) CISA
6 2 (0.51%) CISM
6 2 (0.51%) CISSP
6 2 (0.51%) GSEC
7 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.36%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) GCP
3 1 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.26%) SDET
System Software
1 172 (44.10%) Docker
2 13 (3.33%) etcd
2 13 (3.33%) flannel
3 8 (2.05%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.03%) LXC
5 4 (1.03%) vCloud
5 4 (1.03%) vSphere
6 3 (0.77%) Ceph
6 3 (0.77%) GlusterFS
6 3 (0.77%) NFS
7 2 (0.51%) HDFS
7 2 (0.51%) KVM
7 2 (0.51%) Squid
7 2 (0.51%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.51%) Xen
8 1 (0.26%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 1 (0.26%) Varnish
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 139 (35.64%) Ansible
2 122 (31.28%) Opscode Chef
3 105 (26.92%) Puppet
4 101 (25.90%) Kubernetes
5 85 (21.79%) Terraform
6 38 (9.74%) Salt
7 33 (8.46%) Sysdig
8 25 (6.41%) Mesos
9 21 (5.38%) Consul
10 20 (5.13%) rkt
11 18 (4.62%) logstash
12 15 (3.85%) Nagios
13 14 (3.59%) Docker Swarm
13 14 (3.59%) Marathon
14 12 (3.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 12 (3.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 11 (2.82%) Rancher
16 10 (2.56%) ZABBIX
17 6 (1.54%) Packer
18 4 (1.03%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 35 (8.97%) Google
2 15 (3.85%) Red Hat
3 14 (3.59%) SaltStack
4 13 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.33%) Oracle
5 12 (3.08%) VMware
6 11 (2.82%) SAP
7 7 (1.79%) New Relic
7 7 (1.79%) Splunk
8 4 (1.03%) AppDynamics
8 4 (1.03%) Cloudera
8 4 (1.03%) PagerDuty
8 4 (1.03%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.51%) EMC
9 2 (0.51%) ForgeRock
9 2 (0.51%) IBM
9 2 (0.51%) Isilon
10 1 (0.26%) HP
10 1 (0.26%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.26%) Zend
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £300 -£400pd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £300-400
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £300-£400
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby
Pearson Frank
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400- £500
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + experience dependant
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Camborne, Cornwall
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 11 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 11 days ago