Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 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)
England > London
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 270 304 425
Rank change year-on-year +34 +121 +96
Contract jobs citing Go 435 314 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.93% 0.76% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.95% 1.68% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 232 151
London median daily rate £525 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.51% -7.50%
10th Percentile £413 £425 £363
90th Percentile £675 £638 £631
England median daily rate £515 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -1.90% +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 22,260 18,745 19,239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.78% 45.36% 43.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,081 14,018 14,431
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £308
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 119 126
London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £28.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +47.47% +0.24%
10th Percentile £17.79 £16.61 £14.06
90th Percentile £56.75 £65.50 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 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
Central London -8 68 £550 - 52
West London -5 28 £515 +1.48% 14
South London -40 15 £455 -8.54%
East London 0 12 £500 +33.33% 5
North London -2 1 £450 -10.00% 2
Go
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 London region with a requirement for Go.

1 271 (62.30%) Python
2 211 (48.51%) DevOps
3 209 (48.05%) Docker
4 197 (45.29%) Linux
5 193 (44.37%) Amazon AWS
6 173 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
7 171 (39.31%) Ruby
8 151 (34.71%) Terraform
9 149 (34.25%) Kubernetes
10 141 (32.41%) Java
11 114 (26.21%) Ansible
12 113 (25.98%) Jenkins
13 112 (25.75%) Git (software)
14 109 (25.06%) JavaScript
15 107 (24.60%) TDD
16 92 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
17 91 (20.92%) MySQL
18 90 (20.69%) Bash Shell
19 85 (19.54%) PostgreSQL
20 78 (17.93%) Puppet
21 77 (17.70%) Web Services
22 75 (17.24%) Configuration Management
23 72 (16.55%) Microservices
24 68 (15.63%) Elastic Stack
25 63 (14.48%) Software Engineering
26 59 (13.56%) Elasticsearch
27 55 (12.64%) Prometheus
28 52 (11.95%) Node.js
28 52 (11.95%) Google
29 49 (11.26%) 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 59 (13.56%) Elasticsearch
2 41 (9.43%) nginx
3 32 (7.36%) Tomcat
4 25 (5.75%) Apache
5 19 (4.37%) Apache Spark
6 16 (3.68%) Confluence
7 11 (2.53%) Cloud Foundry
8 9 (2.07%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.15%) Apache Airflow
9 5 (1.15%) IPython
9 5 (1.15%) Jupyter
10 4 (0.92%) CMS
11 2 (0.46%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.46%) IIS
11 2 (0.46%) Jetty
11 2 (0.46%) Mongrel
11 2 (0.46%) Tornado
11 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.23%) Drupal
12 1 (0.23%) Ethereum
Applications
1 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 193 (44.37%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (8.74%) GitHub
2 38 (8.74%) Google Cloud Platform
3 32 (7.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (5.98%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (5.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 23 (5.29%) Amazon S3
6 23 (5.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 20 (4.60%) PaaS
8 17 (3.91%) Route 53
9 15 (3.45%) IaaS
10 14 (3.22%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (3.22%) SaaS
11 13 (2.99%) Amazon Kinesis
12 11 (2.53%) Serverless
13 10 (2.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (2.30%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (2.30%) G Suite
14 9 (2.07%) Akamai
14 9 (2.07%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 48 (11.03%) HTTP
2 39 (8.97%) TCP/IP
3 30 (6.90%) SSL
4 28 (6.44%) DNS
5 12 (2.76%) ICMP
5 12 (2.76%) VPN
6 9 (2.07%) Firewall
7 8 (1.84%) Internet
8 5 (1.15%) DHCP
8 5 (1.15%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (0.69%) Network Security
10 2 (0.46%) FTP
10 2 (0.46%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (20.92%) MySQL
2 85 (19.54%) PostgreSQL
3 49 (11.26%) MongoDB
4 48 (11.03%) NoSQL
5 36 (8.28%) Redis
6 33 (7.59%) Big Data
7 32 (7.36%) Hadoop
8 20 (4.60%) Neo4j
9 19 (4.37%) Relational Database
10 18 (4.14%) Amazon RDS
11 13 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (2.53%) RDBMS
12 11 (2.53%) SQL Server
13 10 (2.30%) Bigtable
14 9 (2.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 8 (1.84%) Oracle Database
16 5 (1.15%) BigQuery
17 4 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
17 4 (0.92%) HBase
18 3 (0.69%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 113 (25.98%) Jenkins
2 112 (25.75%) Git (software)
3 25 (5.75%) JIRA
4 21 (4.83%) Appium
4 21 (4.83%) Sonatype Nexus
5 20 (4.60%) Cucumber
6 15 (3.45%) Artifactory
7 13 (2.99%) Selenium
8 12 (2.76%) GitLab
8 12 (2.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 10 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (2.30%) GoCD
9 10 (2.30%) SonarQube
10 7 (1.61%) CircleCI
10 7 (1.61%) Vagrant
11 6 (1.38%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.15%) RSpec
12 5 (1.15%) RStudio
13 4 (0.92%) Grunt
13 4 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 49 (11.26%) Finance
2 19 (4.37%) Retail
3 13 (2.99%) Front Office
4 12 (2.76%) Publishing
5 7 (1.61%) Banking
5 7 (1.61%) Games
5 7 (1.61%) Marketing
6 4 (0.92%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.69%) Back Office
8 2 (0.46%) Law
9 1 (0.23%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Hindi Language
9 1 (0.23%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 169 (38.85%) Developer
2 149 (34.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 53 (12.18%) AWS Engineer
4 44 (10.11%) AWS DevOps
5 43 (9.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 35 (8.05%) Linux Engineer
7 31 (7.13%) Ruby Engineer
8 28 (6.44%) Cloud Engineer
9 27 (6.21%) Senior DevOps
10 25 (5.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 25 (5.75%) Python Developer
11 24 (5.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 23 (5.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 22 (5.06%) JavaScript Developer
14 20 (4.60%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 19 (4.37%) Data Engineer
15 19 (4.37%) Java Developer
15 19 (4.37%) React Developer
16 18 (4.14%) Full Stack Developer
17 16 (3.68%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (17.70%) Web Services
2 68 (15.63%) Elastic Stack
3 52 (11.95%) Node.js
4 47 (10.80%) REST
5 43 (9.89%) React
6 30 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
7 28 (6.44%) Kafka
8 26 (5.98%) React Native
9 23 (5.29%) ActiveMQ
10 21 (4.83%) HTML
10 21 (4.83%) RESTful
11 17 (3.91%) CSS
12 14 (3.22%) OAuth
12 14 (3.22%) SAML
13 13 (2.99%) Flask
14 12 (2.76%) AngularJS
15 10 (2.30%) .NET
15 10 (2.30%) HTML5
16 8 (1.84%) LEMP Stack
16 8 (1.84%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.28%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (5.29%) Device Driver
3 17 (3.91%) User Experience
4 15 (3.45%) Public Cloud
5 14 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.22%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
7 12 (2.76%) Clustering
7 12 (2.76%) Enterprise Cloud
8 11 (2.53%) Fintech
8 11 (2.53%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.07%) Replication
10 5 (1.15%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.15%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.92%) Blog
11 4 (0.92%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.92%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.69%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.46%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 197 (45.29%) Linux
2 36 (8.28%) Ubuntu
3 32 (7.36%) Unix
4 30 (6.90%) CentOS
5 24 (5.52%) CoreOS
6 18 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (4.14%) Windows
7 7 (1.61%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.38%) Android
9 3 (0.69%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.69%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.46%) Scientific Linux
10 2 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (48.51%) DevOps
2 173 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (24.60%) TDD
4 92 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
5 75 (17.24%) Configuration Management
6 72 (16.55%) Microservices
7 63 (14.48%) Software Engineering
8 43 (9.89%) BDD
9 41 (9.43%) Open Source
10 33 (7.59%) Continuous Delivery
11 29 (6.67%) Kanban
12 28 (6.44%) Scrum
13 26 (5.98%) Analytics
13 26 (5.98%) OO
14 25 (5.75%) Immutable Infrastructure
15 24 (5.52%) Extreme Programming
15 24 (5.52%) Mentoring
16 23 (5.29%) Data Science
16 23 (5.29%) E-Commerce
17 19 (4.37%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 271 (62.30%) Python
2 171 (39.31%) Ruby
3 141 (32.41%) Java
4 109 (25.06%) JavaScript
5 90 (20.69%) Bash Shell
6 45 (10.34%) Scala
6 45 (10.34%) SQL
7 30 (6.90%) PHP
8 22 (5.06%) Groovy
9 16 (3.68%) C#
9 16 (3.68%) Shell Script
10 13 (2.99%) ES6
10 13 (2.99%) R
11 12 (2.76%) Perl
12 11 (2.53%) Haskell
13 10 (2.30%) Erlang
14 9 (2.07%) C
15 8 (1.84%) PowerShell
16 7 (1.61%) Apple Swift
16 7 (1.61%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 32 (7.36%) Security Cleared
2 26 (5.98%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.68%) Degree
4 10 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (2.07%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.46%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.22%) QA
2 7 (1.61%) GCP
3 4 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 209 (48.05%) Docker
2 9 (2.07%) etcd
3 6 (1.38%) HDFS
4 5 (1.15%) Squid
5 4 (0.92%) Varnish
6 3 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.46%) iptables
7 2 (0.46%) Snort
7 2 (0.46%) vCloud
7 2 (0.46%) Xen
8 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.23%) Ceph
8 1 (0.23%) flannel
8 1 (0.23%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.23%) SkyDNS
8 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 151 (34.71%) Terraform
2 149 (34.25%) Kubernetes
3 114 (26.21%) Ansible
4 78 (17.93%) Puppet
5 55 (12.64%) Prometheus
6 48 (11.03%) Opscode Chef
7 44 (10.11%) Kibana
8 43 (9.89%) logstash
9 42 (9.66%) Grafana
10 33 (7.59%) Nagios
11 27 (6.21%) Consul
12 25 (5.75%) Packer
13 24 (5.52%) Docker Swarm
13 24 (5.52%) Icinga
14 23 (5.29%) Galera Cluster
15 17 (3.91%) Mesos
16 16 (3.68%) Sysdig
17 15 (3.45%) Fluentd
17 15 (3.45%) ZABBIX
18 14 (3.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 52 (11.95%) Google
2 43 (9.89%) Red Hat
3 28 (6.44%) Oracle
4 24 (5.52%) Microsoft
5 23 (5.29%) Splunk
6 13 (2.99%) VMware
7 10 (2.30%) SaltStack
8 5 (1.15%) ForgeRock
8 5 (1.15%) Rackspace
8 5 (1.15%) Sybase
9 3 (0.69%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.69%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.46%) New Relic
11 1 (0.23%) Cadence
11 1 (0.23%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.23%) PagerDuty
11 1 (0.23%) Perforce
11 1 (0.23%) SAP
11 1 (0.23%) Tableau
11 1 (0.23%) Zend