Period
to 21 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 April 2019 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)
England > London
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 241 282 289
Rank change year-on-year +41 +7 +88
Contract jobs citing Go 472 431 339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.12% 0.93% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.34% 1.93% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 311 263
London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +6.33%
10th Percentile £429 £425 £425
90th Percentile £700 £700 £638
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
London median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 20,155 22,358 18,366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.72% 48.40% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,195 17,077 13,685
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £363 £356 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £480 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +1.05% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 216 123
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.45% +69.23%
10th Percentile £19.57 £17.64 £18.10
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £57.20
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +5.13%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Go in London

Go
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Go in London

Go
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Go in London over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Go in London

Go
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Go in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Go in London

Go
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Go in London over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Go in London

Go
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the London region over the 6 months to 21 April 2019. 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
Central London +24 113 £600 +9.09% 28
South London +9 15 £608 +33.52%
West London +6 13 £531 +3.16% 15
East London -23 9 £525 +5.00% 5
Go
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Go.

1 333 (70.55%) Python
2 247 (52.33%) Docker
3 240 (50.85%) Kubernetes
4 233 (49.36%) Amazon AWS
5 232 (49.15%) DevOps
6 176 (37.29%) Java
6 176 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
7 170 (36.02%) Linux
8 166 (35.17%) Ansible
9 154 (32.63%) Ruby
10 144 (30.51%) Terraform
11 133 (28.18%) Git (software)
12 131 (27.75%) JavaScript
13 125 (26.48%) Microservices
14 124 (26.27%) Jenkins
15 121 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
16 116 (24.58%) Google Cloud Platform
17 109 (23.09%) Bash Shell
18 104 (22.03%) SQL
19 94 (19.92%) Node.js
20 89 (18.86%) Configuration Management
21 88 (18.64%) Puppet
22 84 (17.80%) NoSQL
23 81 (17.16%) Finance
23 81 (17.16%) Google
24 76 (16.10%) TDD
25 72 (15.25%) PostgreSQL
26 69 (14.62%) Prometheus
27 68 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
28 67 (14.19%) MongoDB

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 37 (7.84%) nginx
2 29 (6.14%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (3.81%) Cloud Foundry
4 15 (3.18%) OpenStack
5 14 (2.97%) Apache Spark
5 14 (2.97%) Confluence
6 12 (2.54%) Apache
6 12 (2.54%) Mule
7 5 (1.06%) Ethereum
7 5 (1.06%) Gunicorn
7 5 (1.06%) IIS
7 5 (1.06%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.85%) Hyperledger
8 4 (0.85%) Jetty
8 4 (0.85%) Mongrel
8 4 (0.85%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.64%) Anypoint
9 3 (0.64%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.42%) Hubot
11 1 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.42%) MultiChain
2 2 (0.42%) Quorum
2 2 (0.42%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 233 (49.36%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (24.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 57 (12.08%) GitHub
5 33 (6.99%) Serverless
6 24 (5.08%) AWS CloudFormation
7 23 (4.87%) AWS Lambda
8 22 (4.66%) PaaS
9 19 (4.03%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (4.03%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (3.18%) Quay.io
11 11 (2.33%) Amazon S3
12 10 (2.12%) Google App Engine
12 10 (2.12%) OpenShift
12 10 (2.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 9 (1.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 9 (1.91%) Azure Functions
14 8 (1.69%) Datadog
14 8 (1.69%) Heroku
15 6 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.66%) Firewall
2 15 (3.18%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.75%) HTTP
4 10 (2.12%) DNS
5 9 (1.91%) SSL
6 7 (1.48%) VPN
7 6 (1.27%) IPsec
7 6 (1.27%) SSH
7 6 (1.27%) VLAN
8 4 (0.85%) AMQP
8 4 (0.85%) FTP
8 4 (0.85%) ICMP
8 4 (0.85%) Internet
9 3 (0.64%) Broadband
9 3 (0.64%) DHCP
9 3 (0.64%) IPv4
9 3 (0.64%) OpenVPN
9 3 (0.64%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (0.42%) Skype
11 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (17.80%) NoSQL
2 72 (15.25%) PostgreSQL
3 67 (14.19%) MongoDB
4 36 (7.63%) MySQL
5 25 (5.30%) Relational Database
6 23 (4.87%) Apache Cassandra
6 23 (4.87%) Blockchain
7 22 (4.66%) Big Data
8 18 (3.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 14 (2.97%) Hadoop
9 14 (2.97%) Redis
10 6 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.06%) Couchbase
11 5 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.06%) Neo4j
11 5 (1.06%) SQL Server
12 4 (0.85%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.85%) Flink
12 4 (0.85%) InfluxDB
13 3 (0.64%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 133 (28.18%) Git (software)
2 124 (26.27%) Jenkins
3 42 (8.90%) GitLab
4 34 (7.20%) Artifactory
5 25 (5.30%) GoCD
6 24 (5.08%) JIRA
7 19 (4.03%) Selenium
8 14 (2.97%) SonarQube
9 13 (2.75%) Bitbucket
10 11 (2.33%) Jasmine
10 11 (2.33%) Mocha
11 10 (2.12%) CircleCI
11 10 (2.12%) Gatling
12 7 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (1.48%) Maven
12 7 (1.48%) Mercurial
13 6 (1.27%) gulp
13 6 (1.27%) Travis CI
13 6 (1.27%) webpack
14 5 (1.06%) Robot Framework
General
1 81 (17.16%) Finance
2 21 (4.45%) Advertising
3 16 (3.39%) Banking
3 16 (3.39%) Retail
4 8 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.48%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.85%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.85%) Multimedia
6 4 (0.85%) Publishing
7 3 (0.64%) Games
7 3 (0.64%) Law
8 2 (0.42%) Marketing
8 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.21%) Electronics
9 1 (0.21%) Legal
9 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 176 (37.29%) Developer
2 142 (30.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 32 (6.78%) Senior DevOps
4 29 (6.14%) AWS DevOps
5 25 (5.30%) AWS Engineer
6 24 (5.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 24 (5.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 23 (4.87%) Python Developer
7 23 (4.87%) React Developer
8 22 (4.66%) Architect
9 20 (4.24%) Cloud Engineer
9 20 (4.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 19 (4.03%) Java Developer
11 18 (3.81%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 18 (3.81%) Senior Developer
12 17 (3.60%) Azure DevOps
12 17 (3.60%) Platform Engineer
12 17 (3.60%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 16 (3.39%) Site Engineer
14 14 (2.97%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (19.92%) Node.js
2 67 (14.19%) Kafka
3 66 (13.98%) REST
4 57 (12.08%) Elastic Stack
5 53 (11.23%) React
6 36 (7.63%) CSS
6 36 (7.63%) HTML
7 29 (6.14%) AngularJS
8 26 (5.51%) GraphQL
8 26 (5.51%) RabbitMQ
9 25 (5.30%) RESTful
9 25 (5.30%) Web Services
10 22 (4.66%) .NET
11 19 (4.03%) Django
12 17 (3.60%) JSON
12 17 (3.60%) Vue.js
13 16 (3.39%) OAuth
14 15 (3.18%) gRPC
15 14 (2.97%) OpenID
15 14 (2.97%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.81%) Fintech
2 27 (5.72%) User Experience
3 24 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (5.08%) Public Cloud
4 20 (4.24%) Device Driver
5 19 (4.03%) Data Centre
6 18 (3.81%) PKI
7 16 (3.39%) Algorithms
7 16 (3.39%) Data Structures
8 15 (3.18%) Cloud Native
9 14 (2.97%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (1.27%) Biotechnology
12 6 (1.27%) Bitcoin
12 6 (1.27%) Clustering
13 5 (1.06%) iSeries
13 5 (1.06%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 170 (36.02%) Linux
2 33 (6.99%) Ubuntu
3 26 (5.51%) Windows
4 23 (4.87%) CentOS
4 23 (4.87%) CoreOS
5 21 (4.45%) Unix
6 11 (2.33%) Android
7 8 (1.69%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.85%) Kali Linux
9 4 (0.85%) Solaris
10 3 (0.64%) Debian
10 3 (0.64%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.42%) Fedora
12 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (49.15%) DevOps
2 176 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (26.48%) Microservices
4 89 (18.86%) Configuration Management
5 76 (16.10%) TDD
6 68 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
7 64 (13.56%) Software Engineering
8 57 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
9 46 (9.75%) Test Automation
10 45 (9.53%) Open Source
10 45 (9.53%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 40 (8.47%) High Availability
11 40 (8.47%) Scrum
12 33 (6.99%) Computer Science
12 33 (6.99%) Continuous Delivery
13 26 (5.51%) BDD
13 26 (5.51%) Kanban
14 25 (5.30%) Immutable Infrastructure
15 24 (5.08%) Workflow
16 23 (4.87%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 333 (70.55%) Python
2 176 (37.29%) Java
3 154 (32.63%) Ruby
4 131 (27.75%) JavaScript
5 109 (23.09%) Bash Shell
6 104 (22.03%) SQL
7 48 (10.17%) Scala
8 44 (9.32%) C++
9 26 (5.51%) C#
9 26 (5.51%) Perl
10 21 (4.45%) C
10 21 (4.45%) ES6
11 19 (4.03%) PHP
12 13 (2.75%) Groovy
12 13 (2.75%) PowerShell
13 12 (2.54%) TypeScript
14 9 (1.91%) Clojure
14 9 (1.91%) Kotlin
15 7 (1.48%) R
16 5 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 27 (5.72%) SC Cleared
3 14 (2.97%) Degree
4 11 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (2.33%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.85%) AWS Certification
5 4 (0.85%) PhD
6 2 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.42%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.21%) CISA
7 1 (0.21%) CISM
7 1 (0.21%) CISSP
7 1 (0.21%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.12%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) FedRAMP
2 1 (0.21%) FISMA
2 1 (0.21%) GDPR
2 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.21%) WAI
System Software
1 247 (52.33%) Docker
2 20 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.24%) Xen
3 18 (3.81%) etcd
3 18 (3.81%) flannel
3 18 (3.81%) SkyDNS
4 16 (3.39%) Ceph
5 15 (3.18%) GlusterFS
6 6 (1.27%) KVM
6 6 (1.27%) NFS
7 5 (1.06%) Squid
8 4 (0.85%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.85%) HDFS
9 3 (0.64%) Varnish
10 2 (0.42%) iptables
10 2 (0.42%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 240 (50.85%) Kubernetes
2 166 (35.17%) Ansible
3 144 (30.51%) Terraform
4 88 (18.64%) Puppet
5 69 (14.62%) Prometheus
6 54 (11.44%) Opscode Chef
7 36 (7.63%) Grafana
8 32 (6.78%) Sysdig
9 27 (5.72%) Graphite
10 26 (5.51%) HAProxy
11 22 (4.66%) Consul
12 21 (4.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 21 (4.45%) Nagios
12 21 (4.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 21 (4.45%) rkt
13 20 (4.24%) Icinga
14 16 (3.39%) Packer
15 15 (3.18%) Mesos
16 13 (2.75%) Docker Swarm
17 10 (2.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 81 (17.16%) Google
2 34 (7.20%) Red Hat
3 21 (4.45%) Splunk
4 20 (4.24%) SaltStack
4 20 (4.24%) VMware
5 17 (3.60%) Microsoft
6 16 (3.39%) Atlassian
7 15 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (2.54%) MuleSoft
9 10 (2.12%) EMC
9 10 (2.12%) NetApp
10 9 (1.91%) Oracle
10 9 (1.91%) TOWER Software
11 6 (1.27%) PagerDuty
12 5 (1.06%) Dynatrace
12 5 (1.06%) Facebook
12 5 (1.06%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.06%) Twitter
13 4 (0.85%) New Relic
13 4 (0.85%) Qualys