Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 16 October 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)
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 124 152
Rank change year-on-year +14 +28 -
Contract jobs citing Go 37 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.53% 0.50% 0.073%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.08% 1.06% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 2
Leeds median daily rate £525 £375 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -26.83% -
10th Percentile £413 £313 £421
90th Percentile £656 £416 £614
West Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £375 £513
% change year-on-year +40.00% -26.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,200 1,040 1,389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 49.77% 47.47% 50.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 793 978
Leeds median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £320 £305 £300
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.88% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 7
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.50% +162.30% -27.38%
10th Percentile £13.43 £39.00 £13.20
90th Percentile £45.00 £41.00 £32.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £31.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -45.16% +103.28% -27.38%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Go as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Go in Leeds

Go
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Go in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Go in Leeds

Go
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Go in Leeds over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Go in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Go.

1 24 (64.86%) JavaScript
2 23 (62.16%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (45.95%) Jenkins
4 16 (43.24%) Docker
4 16 (43.24%) PHP
4 16 (43.24%) Git (software)
4 16 (43.24%) Ruby
5 15 (40.54%) Python
5 15 (40.54%) Kafka
6 13 (35.14%) Puppet
6 13 (35.14%) React
7 12 (32.43%) GraphQL
7 12 (32.43%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (32.43%) Ansible
8 11 (29.73%) DevOps
8 11 (29.73%) Java
8 11 (29.73%) Configuration Management
8 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (27.03%) Software Architecture
9 10 (27.03%) MySQL
10 9 (24.32%) Linux
11 8 (21.62%) PaaS
11 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (21.62%) Redis
11 8 (21.62%) Isomorphic JavaScript
11 8 (21.62%) Prometheus
12 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
12 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
12 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
13 6 (16.22%) Games

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (13.51%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.41%) Confluence
2 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Ethereum
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) Jetty
3 1 (2.70%) Mongrel
3 1 (2.70%) nginx
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 23 (62.16%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (21.62%) PaaS
3 5 (13.51%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (13.51%) IaaS
4 4 (10.81%) GitHub
4 4 (10.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (5.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (5.41%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (5.41%) Serverless
5 2 (5.41%) Slack
6 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.70%) Google App Engine
6 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) DHCP
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) FTP
2 1 (2.70%) IPsec
2 1 (2.70%) SSL
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) MySQL
2 8 (21.62%) Redis
3 2 (5.41%) Apache Hive
3 2 (5.41%) Big Data
3 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.70%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (45.95%) Jenkins
2 16 (43.24%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.81%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.41%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (16.22%) Games
2 2 (5.41%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (16.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Python Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (13.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Blockchain Developer
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) PHP Architect
7 1 (2.70%) PHP Technical Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) Kafka
2 13 (35.14%) React
3 12 (32.43%) GraphQL
4 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.11%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (5.41%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (5.41%) Node.js
6 2 (5.41%) RESTful
7 1 (2.70%) .NET
7 1 (2.70%) CSS
7 1 (2.70%) CSS3
7 1 (2.70%) HTML
7 1 (2.70%) J2EE
7 1 (2.70%) jQuery
7 1 (2.70%) Servlets
7 1 (2.70%) Smart Contracts
7 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Online Games
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Configuration Management
1 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (29.73%) DevOps
2 10 (27.03%) Software Architecture
3 8 (21.62%) Isomorphic JavaScript
4 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
4 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
4 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.51%) Release Management
6 4 (10.81%) API Testing
6 4 (10.81%) TDD
6 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Open Source
7 3 (8.11%) Software Delivery
8 2 (5.41%) API Design
8 2 (5.41%) BDD
8 2 (5.41%) Microservices
8 2 (5.41%) Scrum
8 2 (5.41%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) JavaScript
2 16 (43.24%) PHP
2 16 (43.24%) Ruby
3 15 (40.54%) Python
4 11 (29.73%) Java
5 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
5 5 (13.51%) Perl
6 2 (5.41%) Groovy
7 1 (2.70%) C#
7 1 (2.70%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (35.14%) Puppet
2 12 (32.43%) Ansible
2 12 (32.43%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (21.62%) Prometheus
4 5 (13.51%) CFEngine
4 5 (13.51%) Salt
5 3 (8.11%) Terraform
6 2 (5.41%) Grafana
6 2 (5.41%) Graylog
6 2 (5.41%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Apigee
1 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.41%) Google
3 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) VMware