Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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.

Go (Golang)
England > London
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 280 330 473
Rank change year-on-year +50 +143 +79
Contract jobs citing Go 418 309 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.88% 0.69% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.81% 1.55% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 223 129
London median daily rate £525 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £413 £423 £363
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
England median daily rate £525 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -0.10% +16.67% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
London median hourly rate £30.00 £16.66 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.13% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £16.66 -
% change year-on-year +170.19% - -

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 23055 19976 20126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.48% 44.69% 43.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 17571 14892 15019
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £635 £638
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 114 141
London median hourly rate £32.00 £33.18 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.56% +36.95% -19.23%
10th Percentile £18.01 £16.04 £14.00
90th Percentile £54.00 £57.32 £52.17
England median hourly rate £40.00 £38.63 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.56% +3.00% +17.19%

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 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily 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 12 December 2017. 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 -31 46 £550 +4.76% 22
West London +14 28 £520 +6.12% 7
South London -33 11 £525 -25.00%
East London - 10 £425 - 9
Go
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 London region with a requirement for Go.

1 276 (66.03%) Python
2 235 (56.22%) DevOps
3 221 (52.87%) Linux
4 212 (50.72%) Docker
5 198 (47.37%) Java
6 190 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
7 188 (44.98%) Amazon AWS
8 185 (44.26%) Ruby
9 132 (31.58%) Kubernetes
10 129 (30.86%) Terraform
11 119 (28.47%) Ansible
12 109 (26.08%) Jenkins
13 102 (24.40%) JavaScript
14 101 (24.16%) Continuous Integration
15 96 (22.97%) Bash Shell
16 95 (22.73%) Git (software)
17 91 (21.77%) TDD
18 85 (20.33%) Puppet
19 79 (18.90%) Configuration Management
20 77 (18.42%) MySQL
21 75 (17.94%) Scala
22 68 (16.27%) PostgreSQL
23 65 (15.55%) Web Services
24 62 (14.83%) Microservices
25 61 (14.59%) MongoDB
26 56 (13.40%) Opscode Chef
26 56 (13.40%) Unix
26 56 (13.40%) Finance
27 52 (12.44%) Open Source
27 52 (12.44%) Node.js

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 46 (11.00%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (6.46%) nginx
2 27 (6.46%) Tomcat
3 19 (4.55%) OpenStack
4 15 (3.59%) Apache
4 15 (3.59%) Cloud Foundry
5 13 (3.11%) Confluence
6 10 (2.39%) Apache Spark
7 7 (1.67%) CMS
8 3 (0.72%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.48%) Hyperledger
9 2 (0.48%) IIS
9 2 (0.48%) JBoss
9 2 (0.48%) Jetty
9 2 (0.48%) Mongrel
9 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.24%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.24%) Tornado
10 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 188 (44.98%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (10.29%) GitHub
3 34 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 20 (4.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 20 (4.78%) PaaS
6 15 (3.59%) Heroku
6 15 (3.59%) IaaS
7 14 (3.35%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (3.11%) Amazon Kinesis
9 12 (2.87%) Amazon S3
9 12 (2.87%) SaaS
10 11 (2.63%) G Suite
10 11 (2.63%) Route 53
10 11 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 9 (2.15%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (1.67%) Fastly
13 6 (1.44%) Datadog
14 5 (1.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 51 (12.20%) HTTP
2 50 (11.96%) TCP/IP
3 35 (8.37%) SSL
4 26 (6.22%) DNS
5 15 (3.59%) HTTPS
6 12 (2.87%) Firewall
7 9 (2.15%) ICMP
8 8 (1.91%) Internet
8 8 (1.91%) VPN
9 5 (1.20%) LDAP
10 3 (0.72%) DHCP
10 3 (0.72%) FTP
10 3 (0.72%) Network Security
11 2 (0.48%) IPsec
11 2 (0.48%) SMS
12 1 (0.24%) BGP
12 1 (0.24%) Software-Defined Networking
12 1 (0.24%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (18.42%) MySQL
2 68 (16.27%) PostgreSQL
3 61 (14.59%) MongoDB
4 36 (8.61%) NoSQL
5 33 (7.89%) Big Data
6 25 (5.98%) Hadoop
6 25 (5.98%) Redis
7 20 (4.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (3.83%) SQL Server
9 14 (3.35%) Neo4j
10 13 (3.11%) Relational Database
11 10 (2.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 10 (2.39%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (2.15%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.91%) Oracle Database
14 6 (1.44%) Blockchain
14 6 (1.44%) HBase
15 5 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
16 2 (0.48%) DataStax
16 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 109 (26.08%) Jenkins
2 95 (22.73%) Git (software)
3 25 (5.98%) JIRA
4 22 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
5 16 (3.83%) Cucumber
6 14 (3.35%) Maven
7 13 (3.11%) Artifactory
8 12 (2.87%) Appium
8 12 (2.87%) GitLab
8 12 (2.87%) Selenium
8 12 (2.87%) Vagrant
9 10 (2.39%) Bitbucket
9 10 (2.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 8 (1.91%) Ant
10 8 (1.91%) RSpec
10 8 (1.91%) SonarQube
11 7 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.44%) Travis CI
13 5 (1.20%) GoCD
13 5 (1.20%) webpack
General
1 56 (13.40%) Finance
2 17 (4.07%) Games
3 16 (3.83%) Retail
4 14 (3.35%) Marketing
5 10 (2.39%) Banking
5 10 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.91%) Electronics
6 8 (1.91%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.67%) Publishing
8 3 (0.72%) Back Office
9 2 (0.48%) Advertising
9 2 (0.48%) Front Office
10 1 (0.24%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.24%) Hindi Language
10 1 (0.24%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 159 (38.04%) Developer
2 150 (35.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 48 (11.48%) AWS Engineer
4 41 (9.81%) Java Developer
5 40 (9.57%) AWS DevOps
6 38 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 31 (7.42%) Linux Engineer
8 30 (7.18%) Python Developer
9 29 (6.94%) Cloud Engineer
10 23 (5.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 22 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
12 21 (5.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 21 (5.02%) Ruby Engineer
13 20 (4.78%) Java Engineer
13 20 (4.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 19 (4.55%) Senior Developer
15 16 (3.83%) Full Stack Developer
16 14 (3.35%) JavaScript Developer
16 14 (3.35%) Ruby Developer
17 13 (3.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (15.55%) Web Services
2 52 (12.44%) Node.js
3 49 (11.72%) REST
4 44 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
5 43 (10.29%) HTML
6 35 (8.37%) CSS
7 29 (6.94%) Kafka
8 25 (5.98%) Flask
9 24 (5.74%) RESTful
10 23 (5.50%) React
10 23 (5.50%) Ruby on Rails
11 22 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
12 18 (4.31%) RabbitMQ
12 18 (4.31%) React Native
13 15 (3.59%) Django
13 15 (3.59%) HTML5
13 15 (3.59%) Spring
14 14 (3.35%) Spring Boot
15 12 (2.87%) AngularJS
16 11 (2.63%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.26%) Device Driver
2 19 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (4.07%) Fintech
4 16 (3.83%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.87%) Data Structures
5 12 (2.87%) PKI
5 12 (2.87%) Public Cloud
5 12 (2.87%) Replication
6 11 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.63%) Blog
6 11 (2.63%) Enterprise Cloud
7 10 (2.39%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.15%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.91%) Clustering
9 8 (1.91%) User Experience
10 7 (1.67%) Taxonomies
11 4 (0.96%) Cloud Native
11 4 (0.96%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.72%) Bitcoin
12 3 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 221 (52.87%) Linux
2 56 (13.40%) Unix
3 40 (9.57%) Ubuntu
4 28 (6.70%) CoreOS
5 22 (5.26%) CentOS
6 21 (5.02%) Mac OS
7 14 (3.35%) Windows
8 11 (2.63%) Mac OS X
9 10 (2.39%) Android
10 9 (2.15%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.44%) Windows Server
13 3 (0.72%) AIX
14 2 (0.48%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (56.22%) DevOps
2 190 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (24.16%) Continuous Integration
4 91 (21.77%) TDD
5 79 (18.90%) Configuration Management
6 62 (14.83%) Microservices
7 52 (12.44%) Open Source
8 44 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 41 (9.81%) BDD
10 39 (9.33%) Kanban
11 35 (8.37%) Continuous Delivery
12 29 (6.94%) E-Commerce
13 28 (6.70%) High Availability
13 28 (6.70%) Scrum
14 26 (6.22%) Front End Development
14 26 (6.22%) Mentoring
15 25 (5.98%) Test Automation
16 23 (5.50%) Immutable Infrastructure
17 21 (5.02%) OO
18 19 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 276 (66.03%) Python
2 198 (47.37%) Java
3 185 (44.26%) Ruby
4 102 (24.40%) JavaScript
5 96 (22.97%) Bash Shell
6 75 (17.94%) Scala
7 38 (9.09%) SQL
8 25 (5.98%) Groovy
9 24 (5.74%) C#
10 23 (5.50%) PHP
11 16 (3.83%) C++
12 14 (3.35%) C
13 11 (2.63%) PowerShell
14 9 (2.15%) ES6
14 9 (2.15%) R
14 9 (2.15%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.44%) Clojure
16 4 (0.96%) Apple Swift
16 4 (0.96%) Erlang
16 4 (0.96%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 42 (10.05%) Security Cleared
2 37 (8.85%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.15%) Degree
4 5 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.20%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.24%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.31%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.48%) GCP
3 1 (0.24%) GDPR
System Software
1 212 (50.72%) Docker
2 11 (2.63%) etcd
3 7 (1.67%) Varnish
4 5 (1.20%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.96%) HDFS
6 3 (0.72%) flannel
7 2 (0.48%) Xen
8 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.24%) Ceph
8 1 (0.24%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.24%) SkyDNS
8 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 132 (31.58%) Kubernetes
2 129 (30.86%) Terraform
3 119 (28.47%) Ansible
4 85 (20.33%) Puppet
5 56 (13.40%) Opscode Chef
6 48 (11.48%) Prometheus
7 42 (10.05%) logstash
8 36 (8.61%) Kibana
9 34 (8.13%) Grafana
10 28 (6.70%) Nagios
11 23 (5.50%) Icinga
12 22 (5.26%) Galera Cluster
13 20 (4.78%) Salt
14 19 (4.55%) Consul
15 16 (3.83%) Mesos
16 14 (3.35%) Docker Swarm
17 12 (2.87%) ZABBIX
18 10 (2.39%) Packer
18 10 (2.39%) Sysdig
19 9 (2.15%) Graphite
Vendors
1 48 (11.48%) Google
2 33 (7.89%) Red Hat
2 33 (7.89%) VMware
3 31 (7.42%) Microsoft
3 31 (7.42%) Splunk
4 21 (5.02%) Oracle
5 13 (3.11%) SaltStack
6 11 (2.63%) AppDynamics
7 8 (1.91%) SAP
8 4 (0.96%) Hortonworks
8 4 (0.96%) IBM
8 4 (0.96%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.72%) Apple
10 2 (0.48%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.24%) Adobe
11 1 (0.24%) Cadence
11 1 (0.24%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.24%) New Relic
11 1 (0.24%) PagerDuty
11 1 (0.24%) Sun