Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 351 433 546
Rank change year-on-year +82 +113 +151
Contract jobs citing Go 659 410 329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.71% 0.49% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.64% 1.19% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 314 260
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +9.89%
10th Percentile £406 £413 £363
90th Percentile £688 £638 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £45.00
10th Percentile £42.50 - £41.25
90th Percentile £73.75 - £48.75
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - £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 40,237 34,587 37,644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.37% 41.40% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,318 23,866 26,087
England median daily rate £475 £447 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.26% +5.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £463 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +7.56% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 733 748 880
England median hourly rate £40.50 £41.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.41% +7.10% +10.71%
10th Percentile £17.52 £17.50 £14.24
90th Percentile £52.50 £54.38 £52.25
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -3.61% +7.79% +10.00%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +39 484 £535 +1.90% 195
South East +33 67 £425 -10.53% 26
North of England +18 64 £488 +4.00% 35
North West +22 44 £475 - 18
Midlands +6 24 £438 +2.94% 10
Yorkshire -16 18 £488 +5.41% 17
East Midlands +5 12 £531 +8.97% 2
West Midlands -16 12 £325 +1.56% 8
South West +6 9 £550 +17.33% 12
East of England -8 9 £488 -27.78% 12
North East +6 2 - -
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 361 (54.78%) Python
2 298 (45.22%) Amazon AWS
3 292 (44.31%) Agile Software Development
4 273 (41.43%) DevOps
5 269 (40.82%) Docker
6 250 (37.94%) Java
7 234 (35.51%) JavaScript
7 234 (35.51%) Linux
8 202 (30.65%) Ruby
8 202 (30.65%) Kubernetes
9 168 (25.49%) Git (software)
10 166 (25.19%) Jenkins
11 158 (23.98%) Ansible
11 158 (23.98%) Terraform
12 137 (20.79%) Google
13 136 (20.64%) Microservices
14 130 (19.73%) TDD
15 125 (18.97%) Node.js
16 124 (18.82%) Google Cloud Platform
16 124 (18.82%) Software Engineering
16 124 (18.82%) Finance
17 120 (18.21%) Continuous Integration
18 113 (17.15%) PostgreSQL
19 112 (17.00%) Puppet
20 109 (16.54%) MySQL
21 105 (15.93%) Microsoft Azure
22 102 (15.48%) Configuration Management
23 97 (14.72%) Bash Shell
23 97 (14.72%) Opscode Chef
24 96 (14.57%) React

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 73 (11.08%) Elasticsearch
2 40 (6.07%) nginx
3 37 (5.61%) Apache
3 37 (5.61%) Confluence
4 26 (3.95%) Tomcat
5 25 (3.79%) Cloud Foundry
6 23 (3.49%) OpenStack
7 22 (3.34%) Apache Spark
8 10 (1.52%) Ethereum
9 8 (1.21%) JBoss
10 7 (1.06%) Apache Pig
10 7 (1.06%) IIS
10 7 (1.06%) Jetty
10 7 (1.06%) Mongrel
10 7 (1.06%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.91%) IPython
11 6 (0.91%) Jupyter
12 5 (0.76%) Apache Airflow
12 5 (0.76%) Hyperledger
13 4 (0.61%) Hubot
Applications
1 8 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.15%) InVision
3 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) MultiChain
1 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.15%) Magento
2 1 (0.15%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 298 (45.22%) Amazon AWS
2 124 (18.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 105 (15.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 55 (8.35%) PaaS
5 51 (7.74%) GitHub
6 29 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
7 28 (4.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 24 (3.64%) AWS Lambda
9 21 (3.19%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (3.19%) IaaS
9 21 (3.19%) Serverless
10 19 (2.88%) Amazon S3
10 19 (2.88%) OpenShift
11 15 (2.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 14 (2.12%) SaaS
13 9 (1.37%) Amazon Kinesis
14 8 (1.21%) Route 53
14 8 (1.21%) Sumo Logic
15 7 (1.06%) Akamai
15 7 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 46 (6.98%) HTTP
2 28 (4.25%) TCP/IP
3 19 (2.88%) DNS
4 16 (2.43%) SSL
5 10 (1.52%) ICMP
5 10 (1.52%) VPN
6 5 (0.76%) Firewall
6 5 (0.76%) Internet
6 5 (0.76%) OpenLDAP
7 4 (0.61%) DHCP
7 4 (0.61%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (0.46%) SMS
9 2 (0.30%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.15%) FTP
10 1 (0.15%) IPsec
10 1 (0.15%) MQTT
10 1 (0.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (17.15%) PostgreSQL
2 109 (16.54%) MySQL
3 82 (12.44%) MongoDB
4 66 (10.02%) NoSQL
5 62 (9.41%) Big Data
6 47 (7.13%) Redis
7 39 (5.92%) Relational Database
8 26 (3.95%) Hadoop
9 24 (3.64%) Blockchain
10 23 (3.49%) SQL Server
11 22 (3.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 17 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (2.58%) Neo4j
13 12 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (1.52%) Bigtable
15 9 (1.37%) Flink
15 9 (1.37%) HBase
16 7 (1.06%) Apache Hive
16 7 (1.06%) icCube
16 7 (1.06%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 168 (25.49%) Git (software)
2 166 (25.19%) Jenkins
3 65 (9.86%) JIRA
4 30 (4.55%) TeamCity
5 20 (3.03%) Subversion
6 17 (2.58%) Appium
6 17 (2.58%) Artifactory
7 16 (2.43%) GitLab
8 15 (2.28%) GoCD
9 14 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (2.12%) Cucumber
9 14 (2.12%) Visual Studio
10 13 (1.97%) Selenium
10 13 (1.97%) Visual Studio Team System
11 11 (1.67%) Maven
12 10 (1.52%) Vagrant
13 9 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
14 8 (1.21%) Mercurial
14 8 (1.21%) Travis CI
15 6 (0.91%) Grunt
General
1 124 (18.82%) Finance
2 35 (5.31%) Banking
3 22 (3.34%) Marketing
4 21 (3.19%) Games
5 20 (3.03%) Retail
6 18 (2.73%) Law
7 14 (2.12%) Front Office
8 11 (1.67%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.52%) Publishing
10 9 (1.37%) Electronics
11 5 (0.76%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.61%) Automotive
13 3 (0.46%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.30%) Advertising
14 2 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
15 1 (0.15%) Billing
15 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.15%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 321 (48.71%) Developer
2 147 (22.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 56 (8.50%) AWS Engineer
4 48 (7.28%) AWS DevOps
5 47 (7.13%) Python Developer
6 45 (6.83%) Software Engineer
7 37 (5.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 33 (5.01%) Java Developer
9 32 (4.86%) JavaScript Developer
9 32 (4.86%) Senior Developer
10 31 (4.70%) Backend Developer
11 30 (4.55%) Python Engineer
12 29 (4.40%) Cloud Engineer
12 29 (4.40%) Software Developer
13 27 (4.10%) Web Developer
14 26 (3.95%) React Developer
14 26 (3.95%) Ruby Developer
15 25 (3.79%) Consultant
15 25 (3.79%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 25 (3.79%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (18.97%) Node.js
2 96 (14.57%) React
3 85 (12.90%) AngularJS
4 79 (11.99%) HTML
5 77 (11.68%) Web Services
6 66 (10.02%) CSS
7 64 (9.71%) Kafka
8 61 (9.26%) REST
9 60 (9.10%) Elastic Stack
10 45 (6.83%) RESTful
11 36 (5.46%) React Native
12 35 (5.31%) HTML5
12 35 (5.31%) Ruby on Rails
13 33 (5.01%) jQuery
13 33 (5.01%) JSON
14 32 (4.86%) .NET
15 24 (3.64%) CSS3
16 20 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
17 17 (2.58%) Angular 2
18 15 (2.28%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.80%) Greenfield Project
2 47 (7.13%) User Experience
3 30 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 30 (4.55%) Device Driver
4 24 (3.64%) Mobile App
5 23 (3.49%) Public Cloud
6 22 (3.34%) Fintech
6 22 (3.34%) Linux Command Line
7 21 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (2.58%) Cloud Native
9 14 (2.12%) Clustering
10 13 (1.97%) Data Structures
11 12 (1.82%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.91%) Enterprise Cloud
12 6 (0.91%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.76%) Blog
13 5 (0.76%) Online Games
13 5 (0.76%) Replication
14 4 (0.61%) Internet of Things
15 3 (0.46%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 234 (35.51%) Linux
2 46 (6.98%) Ubuntu
3 45 (6.83%) CentOS
4 42 (6.37%) Windows
5 38 (5.77%) Unix
6 30 (4.55%) Apple iOS
7 25 (3.79%) Android
8 19 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.21%) CoreOS
10 7 (1.06%) VMS
11 6 (0.91%) Debian
11 6 (0.91%) Fedora
12 5 (0.76%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.30%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.30%) Scientific Linux
13 2 (0.30%) Solaris
14 1 (0.15%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (44.31%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (41.43%) DevOps
3 136 (20.64%) Microservices
4 130 (19.73%) TDD
5 124 (18.82%) Software Engineering
6 120 (18.21%) Continuous Integration
7 102 (15.48%) Configuration Management
8 73 (11.08%) Continuous Delivery
9 55 (8.35%) Test Automation
10 52 (7.89%) Open Source
11 49 (7.44%) Machine Learning
12 45 (6.83%) Scrum
13 44 (6.68%) BDD
13 44 (6.68%) OO
14 37 (5.61%) SDLC
15 36 (5.46%) Front End Development
15 36 (5.46%) Task Automation
16 35 (5.31%) Analytics
16 35 (5.31%) Data Modelling
17 34 (5.16%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 361 (54.78%) Python
2 250 (37.94%) Java
3 234 (35.51%) JavaScript
4 202 (30.65%) Ruby
5 97 (14.72%) Bash Shell
6 72 (10.93%) Scala
7 71 (10.77%) SQL
8 51 (7.74%) Perl
9 50 (7.59%) PHP
10 38 (5.77%) C++
11 36 (5.46%) C
12 34 (5.16%) C#
13 21 (3.19%) Groovy
14 16 (2.43%) Shell Script
15 15 (2.28%) Haskell
16 14 (2.12%) ES6
17 13 (1.97%) Erlang
18 11 (1.67%) PowerShell
18 11 (1.67%) Rust
18 11 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (4.55%) Degree
2 29 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.28%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.21%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.91%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.46%) CCNA
8 3 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.30%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) MCSD
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.59%) GCP
2 11 (1.67%) QA
3 6 (0.91%) GDPR
4 4 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 269 (40.82%) Docker
2 17 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.37%) VirtualBox
4 8 (1.21%) Xen
5 7 (1.06%) Apache Flume
5 7 (1.06%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.76%) HDFS
6 5 (0.76%) KVM
6 5 (0.76%) Squid
6 5 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.76%) vSphere
7 4 (0.61%) Ceph
8 3 (0.46%) QEMU
9 2 (0.30%) etcd
9 2 (0.30%) flannel
9 2 (0.30%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.30%) iptables
9 2 (0.30%) SkyDNS
9 2 (0.30%) Snort
9 2 (0.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 202 (30.65%) Kubernetes
2 158 (23.98%) Ansible
2 158 (23.98%) Terraform
3 112 (17.00%) Puppet
4 97 (14.72%) Opscode Chef
5 63 (9.56%) Prometheus
6 51 (7.74%) Salt
7 48 (7.28%) Grafana
8 44 (6.68%) Nagios
9 40 (6.07%) Kibana
10 36 (5.46%) Packer
11 32 (4.86%) logstash
12 31 (4.70%) Consul
13 30 (4.55%) Icinga
14 21 (3.19%) Docker Swarm
15 15 (2.28%) Rancher
16 14 (2.12%) Galera Cluster
17 13 (1.97%) Sysdig
18 12 (1.82%) Hadoop YARN
19 11 (1.67%) Mesos
Vendors
1 137 (20.79%) Google
2 60 (9.10%) Red Hat
3 39 (5.92%) Microsoft
4 27 (4.10%) Splunk
5 26 (3.95%) Sybase
6 19 (2.88%) VMware
7 13 (1.97%) Oracle
7 13 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.52%) SAP
9 9 (1.37%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.37%) New Relic
9 9 (1.37%) Rackspace
10 7 (1.06%) Perforce
10 7 (1.06%) Vertica
11 6 (0.91%) AppDynamics
11 6 (0.91%) TOWER Software
12 5 (0.76%) EMC
12 5 (0.76%) ForgeRock
12 5 (0.76%) NetApp
12 5 (0.76%) SaltStack