Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 196 220 206
Rank change year-on-year +24 -14 +42
Contract jobs citing Go 479 138 509
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.42% 1.03% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.08% 2.04% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 96 390
10th Percentile £431 £413 £450
25th Percentile £500 £456 £507
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £530 £550
Median % change year-on-year +8.49% -3.64% -
75th Percentile £663 £588 £638
90th Percentile £728 £644 £713
England median daily rate £550 £502 £550
% change year-on-year +9.56% -8.73% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
10th Percentile " " £21.79
25th Percentile £118.75 " £24.02
Median hourly rate £122.50 - £26.50
75th Percentile £126.25 " £32.50
90th Percentile " " £41.05
England median hourly rate £122.50 - £26.50

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 15,529 6,773 18,324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 45.94% 50.54% 47.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,702 4,975 13,983
10th Percentile £400 £361 £363
25th Percentile £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £667 £638 £613
90th Percentile £738 £738 £694
England median daily rate £525 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 43 108
10th Percentile £20.99 £21.30 £16.50
25th Percentile £35.00 £24.25 £22.19
Median hourly rate £50.00 £37.00 £47.25
Median % change year-on-year +35.14% -21.69% +21.15%
75th Percentile £63.88 £47.54 £52.50
90th Percentile £70.00 £54.80 £58.25
England median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +7.14%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Go in London

Go
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Go in London.

Daily rate trend for Go in London

Go
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Go in London over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Go in London

Go
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Go in London.

Hourly rate trend 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 25 September 2021. 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 -41 35 £650 +23.81% 75
West London +14 33 £570 -9.52% 43
South London +3 5 £543 +8.60% 1
Go
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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.

1 270 (56.37%) Python
2 252 (52.61%) Kubernetes
3 234 (48.85%) AWS
4 181 (37.79%) Java
5 176 (36.74%) Terraform
6 162 (33.82%) Docker
7 149 (31.11%) DevOps
7 149 (31.11%) Azure
8 139 (29.02%) Microservices
9 137 (28.60%) Agile Software Development
10 115 (24.01%) GCP
11 112 (23.38%) Software Engineering
12 98 (20.46%) SQL
13 91 (19.00%) C++
14 89 (18.58%) Linux
15 85 (17.75%) Infrastructure as Code
16 84 (17.54%) Ansible
17 83 (17.33%) Social Skills
18 82 (17.12%) Jenkins
18 82 (17.12%) Git (software)
19 77 (16.08%) JavaScript
20 67 (13.99%) Cloud Native
21 65 (13.57%) Ruby
22 64 (13.36%) Full Stack Development
23 63 (13.15%) Kafka
24 62 (12.94%) Bash Shell
24 62 (12.94%) Serverless
25 60 (12.53%) Site Reliability Engineering
26 58 (12.11%) Finance
27 52 (10.86%) Retail

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 31 (6.47%) BizTalk Server
2 22 (4.59%) Apache Spark
3 9 (1.88%) Confluence
4 8 (1.67%) nginx
5 6 (1.25%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.04%) Apache
6 5 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.84%) Apache Airflow
7 4 (0.84%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.84%) Mule
8 3 (0.63%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.42%) Traefik
10 1 (0.21%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) CPLEX
1 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.63%) Magento
3 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.21%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 234 (48.85%) AWS
2 149 (31.11%) Azure
3 115 (24.01%) GCP
4 62 (12.94%) Serverless
5 46 (9.60%) GitHub
6 45 (9.39%) AWS Lambda
7 41 (8.56%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 40 (8.35%) PaaS
9 36 (7.52%) Azure Functions
10 35 (7.31%) Azure Storage
11 31 (6.47%) Azure Logic Apps
12 25 (5.22%) AWS CloudFormation
13 18 (3.76%) IaaS
14 15 (3.13%) SaaS
15 12 (2.51%) GitHub Actions
16 11 (2.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
16 11 (2.30%) Amazon S3
16 11 (2.30%) OpenShift
17 8 (1.67%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.18%) DNS
2 13 (2.71%) Firewall
3 7 (1.46%) DHCP
3 7 (1.46%) VLAN
3 7 (1.46%) VPN
4 6 (1.25%) Internet
4 6 (1.25%) IPv4
5 5 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.04%) Wireless
6 4 (0.84%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.84%) HTTP
6 4 (0.84%) Network Security
6 4 (0.84%) ZigBee
7 3 (0.63%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.63%) IPv6
7 3 (0.63%) MQTT
7 3 (0.63%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.63%) VXLAN
8 2 (0.42%) IPsec
8 2 (0.42%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (9.81%) NoSQL
2 40 (8.35%) Azure SQL Database
3 34 (7.10%) MongoDB
3 34 (7.10%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (6.26%) Big Data
5 24 (5.01%) Apache Cassandra
6 20 (4.18%) Relational Database
7 18 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (3.55%) BigQuery
9 15 (3.13%) MySQL
10 14 (2.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 11 (2.30%) Hadoop
11 11 (2.30%) Redis
12 10 (2.09%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (1.46%) Aerospike
13 7 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (1.25%) Looker
14 6 (1.25%) Tableau
15 5 (1.04%) Data Lake
16 4 (0.84%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 82 (17.12%) Git (software)
1 82 (17.12%) Jenkins
2 35 (7.31%) GitLab
3 27 (5.64%) JIRA
4 22 (4.59%) CircleCI
5 15 (3.13%) GoCD
5 15 (3.13%) Maven
6 7 (1.46%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (1.25%) Artifactory
7 6 (1.25%) Travis CI
8 4 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.84%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.84%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.84%) git-flow
8 4 (0.84%) Gradle
8 4 (0.84%) IntelliJ
8 4 (0.84%) PowerDesigner
8 4 (0.84%) TestRail
9 3 (0.63%) Arsenale Dataplane
9 3 (0.63%) SonarQube
General
1 83 (17.33%) Social Skills
2 58 (12.11%) Finance
3 52 (10.86%) Retail
4 22 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (4.18%) Banking
6 19 (3.97%) Presentation Skills
7 18 (3.76%) Public Sector
8 9 (1.88%) Games
9 8 (1.67%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.46%) Law
11 5 (1.04%) Front Office
11 5 (1.04%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.84%) Automotive
12 4 (0.84%) Electronics
12 4 (0.84%) Marketing
13 3 (0.63%) Documentation Skills
14 2 (0.42%) Publishing
15 1 (0.21%) Czech Language
15 1 (0.21%) German Language
15 1 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 187 (39.04%) Developer
2 50 (10.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 34 (7.10%) Senior Developer
3 34 (7.10%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 32 (6.68%) Data Engineer
5 31 (6.47%) AWS Engineer
6 27 (5.64%) Site Engineer
7 26 (5.43%) Architect
7 26 (5.43%) Software Engineer
8 22 (4.59%) Azure Developer
9 19 (3.97%) AWS DevOps
10 18 (3.76%) Platform Engineer
11 17 (3.55%) C# Developer
11 17 (3.55%) Energy Trading Developer
12 16 (3.34%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 16 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
13 14 (2.92%) Azure Engineer
14 13 (2.71%) Azure Architect
15 11 (2.30%) Cloud Architect
15 11 (2.30%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (13.15%) Kafka
2 48 (10.02%) Node.js
3 43 (8.98%) React
3 43 (8.98%) REST
4 35 (7.31%) .NET
5 27 (5.64%) .NET Core
6 22 (4.59%) gRPC
6 22 (4.59%) RESTful
7 20 (4.18%) Spring Boot
8 19 (3.97%) GraphQL
9 18 (3.76%) React Native
10 13 (2.71%) HTML
11 12 (2.51%) CSS
12 11 (2.30%) Elastic Stack
12 11 (2.30%) JMS
12 11 (2.30%) Spring
13 10 (2.09%) AngularJS
13 10 (2.09%) Ruby on Rails
13 10 (2.09%) Velocity
14 9 (1.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 67 (13.99%) Cloud Native
2 31 (6.47%) Legacy Systems
3 26 (5.43%) Public Cloud
4 23 (4.80%) Algorithms
5 15 (3.13%) Data Structures
6 14 (2.92%) User Experience
7 13 (2.71%) Virtual Team
8 10 (2.09%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.46%) Renewable Energy
10 5 (1.04%) EPoS
10 5 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (0.84%) Legacy Applications
11 4 (0.84%) PKI
11 4 (0.84%) Video\Live Streaming
12 3 (0.63%) Bitcoin
12 3 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 89 (18.58%) Linux
2 35 (7.31%) Windows
3 15 (3.13%) Unix
4 13 (2.71%) Ubuntu
5 11 (2.30%) Android
5 11 (2.30%) CentOS
6 8 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.04%) VMS
8 4 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.63%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.63%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.42%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.21%) Debian
11 1 (0.21%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (31.11%) DevOps
2 139 (29.02%) Microservices
3 137 (28.60%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (23.38%) Software Engineering
5 85 (17.75%) Infrastructure as Code
6 64 (13.36%) Full Stack Development
7 60 (12.53%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 47 (9.81%) TDD
9 42 (8.77%) SDLC
10 41 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
11 40 (8.35%) Configuration Management
11 40 (8.35%) OO
12 39 (8.14%) Open Source
13 36 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (7.52%) OOP
14 35 (7.31%) Analytics
15 34 (7.10%) Continuous Improvement
16 33 (6.89%) Data Engineering
16 33 (6.89%) Test Automation
17 31 (6.47%) Data Development
Programming Languages
1 270 (56.37%) Python
2 181 (37.79%) Java
3 98 (20.46%) SQL
4 91 (19.00%) C++
5 77 (16.08%) JavaScript
6 65 (13.57%) Ruby
7 62 (12.94%) Bash Shell
8 51 (10.65%) C#
9 41 (8.56%) Scala
10 37 (7.72%) TypeScript
11 35 (7.31%) T-SQL
12 32 (6.68%) PL/SQL
13 25 (5.22%) PHP
13 25 (5.22%) PowerShell
14 17 (3.55%) Perl
14 17 (3.55%) Rust
15 16 (3.34%) Kotlin
16 15 (3.13%) C
17 14 (2.92%) Shell Script
18 13 (2.71%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (4.38%) Degree
2 14 (2.92%) AWS Certification
3 12 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (2.30%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.09%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.84%) CCNA
6 4 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.84%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.42%) OSCP
8 1 (0.21%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.46%) QA
2 5 (1.04%) SLA
3 3 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.42%) NCSC
5 1 (0.21%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.21%) NIST
5 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 162 (33.82%) Docker
2 15 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.04%) iptables
3 5 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.04%) vSphere
4 4 (0.84%) HDFS
4 4 (0.84%) NFS
5 3 (0.63%) KVM
5 3 (0.63%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 3 (0.63%) Squid
5 3 (0.63%) Xen
6 1 (0.21%) Ceph
6 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.21%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 252 (52.61%) Kubernetes
2 176 (36.74%) Terraform
3 84 (17.54%) Ansible
4 45 (9.39%) Prometheus
4 45 (9.39%) Puppet
5 38 (7.93%) Grafana
6 26 (5.43%) Istio
7 17 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (2.71%) Packer
9 11 (2.30%) Nagios
10 9 (1.88%) Consul
11 8 (1.67%) Icinga
12 4 (0.84%) Knative
12 4 (0.84%) vCenter Server
13 3 (0.63%) Fortio
13 3 (0.63%) Kiali
13 3 (0.63%) linkerd
14 2 (0.42%) Graphite
14 2 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.42%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 50 (10.44%) Google
2 42 (8.77%) Oracle
3 37 (7.72%) MuleSoft
4 21 (4.38%) VMware
5 11 (2.30%) Splunk
6 10 (2.09%) Microsoft
7 8 (1.67%) Dynatrace
7 8 (1.67%) New Relic
7 8 (1.67%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.67%) SAP
8 7 (1.46%) IBM
9 6 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.25%) Teradata
10 5 (1.04%) Cadence
10 5 (1.04%) Cloudera
11 4 (0.84%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.84%) BiZZdesign
11 4 (0.84%) Dell
11 4 (0.84%) hybris
11 4 (0.84%) Vertica