Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 396 443 655
Rank change year-on-year +47 +212 +98
Contract jobs citing Go 561 414 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.47% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.42% 1.15% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 305 165
England median daily rate £515 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £406 £400 £363
90th Percentile £675 £638 £631
UK median daily rate £500 £513 £450
% change year-on-year -2.44% +13.89% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
England median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 39,442 35,856 38,215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.30% 40.60% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,958 24,850 26,261
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £275
90th Percentile £638 £608 £600
UK median daily rate £456 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.18% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 726 788 979
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £17.43 £15.43 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.36 £52.29
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.64%

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 20 February 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
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 20 February 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 +42 434 £525 - 180
South East +14 56 £500 +14.29% 31
North of England +35 43 £425 -10.53% 29
North West +29 31 £427 +31.23% 20
Midlands +15 18 £488 -2.50% 7
Yorkshire -16 12 £400 -27.27% 8
West Midlands +15 11 £350 -36.36% 6
East Midlands +9 7 £563 - 1
South West +12 5 £205 -57.95% 11
East of England -31 4 £550 -15.38% 9
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 322 (57.40%) Python
2 265 (47.24%) DevOps
3 259 (46.17%) Agile Software Development
4 258 (45.99%) Amazon AWS
5 239 (42.60%) Docker
6 238 (42.42%) Ruby
7 220 (39.22%) Linux
8 213 (37.97%) Java
9 169 (30.12%) Kubernetes
10 165 (29.41%) Terraform
11 158 (28.16%) JavaScript
12 148 (26.38%) TDD
13 134 (23.89%) Git (software)
14 133 (23.71%) Ansible
15 131 (23.35%) Jenkins
16 118 (21.03%) Continuous Integration
17 109 (19.43%) MySQL
18 98 (17.47%) Software Engineering
19 97 (17.29%) Microservices
19 97 (17.29%) Bash Shell
20 92 (16.40%) Web Services
21 88 (15.69%) PostgreSQL
21 88 (15.69%) Puppet
22 85 (15.15%) Google
23 81 (14.44%) Finance
24 80 (14.26%) Node.js
25 76 (13.55%) Configuration Management
26 68 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
27 65 (11.59%) Elastic Stack
28 64 (11.41%) Scala

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 51 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 42 (7.49%) nginx
3 40 (7.13%) Tomcat
4 34 (6.06%) Apache
5 30 (5.35%) Cloud Foundry
6 19 (3.39%) Apache Spark
7 15 (2.67%) Confluence
8 9 (1.60%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.25%) JBoss
10 5 (0.89%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.53%) CMS
11 3 (0.53%) IIS
11 3 (0.53%) Jetty
11 3 (0.53%) Mongrel
11 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.36%) Tornado
12 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.18%) IPython
13 1 (0.18%) Jupyter
Applications
1 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Magento
1 1 (0.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 258 (45.99%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (10.87%) Google Cloud Platform
3 53 (9.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 48 (8.56%) GitHub
5 47 (8.38%) PaaS
6 28 (4.99%) AWS CloudFormation
7 23 (4.10%) OpenShift
8 22 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
8 22 (3.92%) Serverless
9 21 (3.74%) Amazon S3
9 21 (3.74%) AWS Lambda
9 21 (3.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 19 (3.39%) IaaS
10 19 (3.39%) SaaS
11 16 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (2.67%) Route 53
13 13 (2.32%) Amazon Kinesis
14 12 (2.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 11 (1.96%) G Suite
16 10 (1.78%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 48 (8.56%) HTTP
2 42 (7.49%) TCP/IP
3 30 (5.35%) DNS
4 27 (4.81%) SSL
5 13 (2.32%) ICMP
5 13 (2.32%) VPN
6 11 (1.96%) Firewall
7 9 (1.60%) Internet
8 7 (1.25%) Network Security
9 5 (0.89%) DHCP
9 5 (0.89%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (0.36%) FTP
10 2 (0.36%) IPsec
10 2 (0.36%) SMS
11 1 (0.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (19.43%) MySQL
2 88 (15.69%) PostgreSQL
3 62 (11.05%) MongoDB
4 53 (9.45%) NoSQL
5 41 (7.31%) Redis
6 39 (6.95%) Big Data
7 33 (5.88%) Hadoop
8 22 (3.92%) Amazon RDS
8 22 (3.92%) Relational Database
9 20 (3.57%) Neo4j
10 15 (2.67%) SQL Server
11 13 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (1.96%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.78%) Bigtable
13 10 (1.78%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (0.89%) BigQuery
16 4 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
16 4 (0.71%) HBase
17 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 134 (23.89%) Git (software)
2 131 (23.35%) Jenkins
3 31 (5.53%) JIRA
4 23 (4.10%) Cucumber
5 22 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
6 21 (3.74%) Appium
7 17 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (2.67%) GoCD
9 14 (2.50%) Selenium
9 14 (2.50%) Subversion
9 14 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 13 (2.32%) Artifactory
11 12 (2.14%) GitLab
11 12 (2.14%) Vagrant
12 9 (1.60%) Grunt
12 9 (1.60%) Maven
12 9 (1.60%) SonarQube
13 7 (1.25%) CircleCI
14 6 (1.07%) RSpec
14 6 (1.07%) Travis CI
General
1 81 (14.44%) Finance
2 25 (4.46%) Retail
3 20 (3.57%) Banking
4 11 (1.96%) Publishing
5 10 (1.78%) Front Office
6 9 (1.60%) Games
6 9 (1.60%) Marketing
7 6 (1.07%) Automotive
7 6 (1.07%) Retail Banking
8 5 (0.89%) Law
8 5 (0.89%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.71%) Hindi Language
9 4 (0.71%) Japanese Language
10 3 (0.53%) Back Office
10 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.36%) Electronics
11 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 236 (42.07%) Developer
2 159 (28.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 68 (12.12%) AWS Engineer
4 51 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
5 50 (8.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 42 (7.49%) Cloud Engineer
7 38 (6.77%) Java Developer
7 38 (6.77%) Ruby Engineer
8 37 (6.60%) Linux Engineer
9 31 (5.53%) JavaScript Developer
10 30 (5.35%) Software Engineer
11 28 (4.99%) Senior DevOps
12 27 (4.81%) Java Engineer
13 26 (4.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 26 (4.63%) Python Developer
13 26 (4.63%) Ruby Developer
14 25 (4.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 25 (4.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 23 (4.10%) Kubernetes Engineer
16 20 (3.57%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (16.40%) Web Services
2 80 (14.26%) Node.js
3 65 (11.59%) Elastic Stack
4 60 (10.70%) REST
5 59 (10.52%) HTML
5 59 (10.52%) React
6 53 (9.45%) CSS
7 39 (6.95%) AngularJS
8 35 (6.24%) Ruby on Rails
9 28 (4.99%) Kafka
10 27 (4.81%) React Native
11 24 (4.28%) jQuery
11 24 (4.28%) RESTful
12 23 (4.10%) ActiveMQ
13 22 (3.92%) .NET
14 19 (3.39%) JSON
15 15 (2.67%) Spring
16 14 (2.50%) CSS3
16 14 (2.50%) Flask
16 14 (2.50%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.77%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (4.46%) User Experience
3 23 (4.10%) Device Driver
4 21 (3.74%) Mobile App
5 20 (3.57%) Public Cloud
6 17 (3.03%) Enterprise Cloud
7 15 (2.67%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
8 14 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (2.50%) Cloud Native
9 12 (2.14%) Clustering
9 12 (2.14%) Fintech
10 9 (1.60%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.60%) Replication
11 7 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.89%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.71%) Blog
13 4 (0.71%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.53%) Internet of Things
15 2 (0.36%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 220 (39.22%) Linux
2 39 (6.95%) Unix
3 38 (6.77%) Ubuntu
4 32 (5.70%) CentOS
5 24 (4.28%) CoreOS
6 23 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (3.21%) Windows
8 8 (1.43%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.43%) Mac OS
9 7 (1.25%) Android
10 4 (0.71%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.36%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.36%) Fedora
11 2 (0.36%) Scientific Linux
11 2 (0.36%) Solaris
12 1 (0.18%) Debian
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (47.24%) DevOps
2 259 (46.17%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (26.38%) TDD
4 118 (21.03%) Continuous Integration
5 98 (17.47%) Software Engineering
6 97 (17.29%) Microservices
7 76 (13.55%) Configuration Management
8 48 (8.56%) Continuous Delivery
9 47 (8.38%) BDD
9 47 (8.38%) Open Source
10 46 (8.20%) Kanban
11 44 (7.84%) Scrum
12 34 (6.06%) Extreme Programming
13 31 (5.53%) Front End Development
13 31 (5.53%) OO
14 27 (4.81%) E-Commerce
14 27 (4.81%) Pair Programming
14 27 (4.81%) Test Automation
15 25 (4.46%) Immutable Infrastructure
15 25 (4.46%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 322 (57.40%) Python
2 238 (42.42%) Ruby
3 213 (37.97%) Java
4 158 (28.16%) JavaScript
5 97 (17.29%) Bash Shell
6 64 (11.41%) Scala
7 53 (9.45%) SQL
8 44 (7.84%) PHP
9 38 (6.77%) C#
10 24 (4.28%) C++
11 22 (3.92%) Perl
12 19 (3.39%) Groovy
13 16 (2.85%) C
14 13 (2.32%) Erlang
14 13 (2.32%) ES6
14 13 (2.32%) R
14 13 (2.32%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.78%) Haskell
16 8 (1.43%) PowerShell
17 7 (1.25%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 35 (6.24%) Security Cleared
2 27 (4.81%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.21%) Degree
4 11 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.60%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.18%) CCNA
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.50%) QA
2 7 (1.25%) GCP
3 6 (1.07%) GDPR
4 4 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 239 (42.60%) Docker
2 8 (1.43%) etcd
3 6 (1.07%) HDFS
4 5 (0.89%) Squid
4 5 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.71%) Varnish
6 3 (0.53%) Xen
7 2 (0.36%) iptables
7 2 (0.36%) Snort
7 2 (0.36%) vCloud
7 2 (0.36%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.36%) vSphere
8 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 169 (30.12%) Kubernetes
2 165 (29.41%) Terraform
3 133 (23.71%) Ansible
4 88 (15.69%) Puppet
5 68 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
6 52 (9.27%) Prometheus
7 39 (6.95%) Kibana
8 38 (6.77%) Grafana
8 38 (6.77%) logstash
9 36 (6.42%) Nagios
10 28 (4.99%) Consul
11 25 (4.46%) Docker Swarm
12 24 (4.28%) Icinga
13 23 (4.10%) Galera Cluster
13 23 (4.10%) Packer
14 21 (3.74%) Mesos
15 18 (3.21%) ZABBIX
16 14 (2.50%) Salt
16 14 (2.50%) Sysdig
17 13 (2.32%) Rancher
Vendors
1 85 (15.15%) Google
2 50 (8.91%) Red Hat
3 32 (5.70%) Oracle
4 30 (5.35%) Microsoft
5 27 (4.81%) Splunk
6 15 (2.67%) VMware
7 10 (1.78%) SaltStack
8 9 (1.60%) Rackspace
9 5 (0.89%) ForgeRock
9 5 (0.89%) New Relic
10 3 (0.53%) AppDynamics
10 3 (0.53%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (0.53%) Sybase
11 2 (0.36%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.36%) IBM
11 2 (0.36%) Perforce
11 2 (0.36%) SAP
12 1 (0.18%) Cadence
12 1 (0.18%) TOWER Software
12 1 (0.18%) Zend