Period
to 22 October 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 22 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)
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 281 376
Rank change year-on-year +55 +95 +144
Contract jobs citing Go 562 407 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.22% 0.90% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.42% 1.87% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 326 201
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £450 £416 £423
90th Percentile £700 £638 £635
England median daily rate £540 £524 £500
% change year-on-year +3.05% +4.80% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
London median hourly rate - £30.00 £16.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +80.13% -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £32.08
% change year-on-year - +40.29% -

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 23,251 21,793 19,739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.35% 48.36% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,687 16,424 14,814
London median daily rate £525 £500 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £663 £631
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 136 110
London median hourly rate £39.00 £36.67 £33.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.37% +10.49% +32.73%
10th Percentile £18.18 £17.88 £14.58
90th Percentile £62.81 £51.00 £68.75
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +59 136 £550 -4.35% 57
West London +20 46 £550 +4.76% 48
South London -22 19 £538 +2.38% 9
East London -22 4 £575 +35.69% 15
Go
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for Go.

1 366 (65.12%) Python
2 335 (59.61%) Docker
3 301 (53.56%) Amazon AWS
4 272 (48.40%) DevOps
5 235 (41.81%) Agile Software Development
6 226 (40.21%) Kubernetes
7 209 (37.19%) Git (software)
8 206 (36.65%) Java
9 202 (35.94%) Ansible
10 198 (35.23%) Linux
11 177 (31.49%) JavaScript
12 169 (30.07%) Ruby
13 166 (29.54%) Terraform
14 156 (27.76%) Node.js
15 138 (24.56%) Jenkins
16 128 (22.78%) Microsoft Azure
17 124 (22.06%) Microservices
18 114 (20.28%) Bash Shell
19 112 (19.93%) Google
20 109 (19.40%) PostgreSQL
21 108 (19.22%) TDD
22 107 (19.04%) Puppet
23 103 (18.33%) Configuration Management
24 100 (17.79%) Finance
24 100 (17.79%) REST
25 98 (17.44%) MySQL
26 96 (17.08%) Continuous Integration
26 96 (17.08%) Google Cloud Platform
27 90 (16.01%) Opscode Chef
28 82 (14.59%) Software Engineering

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 39 (6.94%) nginx
2 34 (6.05%) Confluence
3 30 (5.34%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (3.56%) Apache
4 20 (3.56%) Tomcat
5 14 (2.49%) WebSphere
6 13 (2.31%) IIS
6 13 (2.31%) Jetty
6 13 (2.31%) Mongrel
7 12 (2.14%) Gunicorn
8 9 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
8 9 (1.60%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.89%) Ethereum
10 3 (0.53%) JBoss
10 3 (0.53%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.36%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.36%) CMS
11 2 (0.36%) Drupal
12 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.18%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 1 (0.18%) HipChat
1 1 (0.18%) InVision
1 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.53%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.18%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 301 (53.56%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (22.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (17.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 62 (11.03%) GitHub
4 62 (11.03%) Serverless
5 44 (7.83%) AWS Lambda
6 37 (6.58%) AWS CloudFormation
7 34 (6.05%) PaaS
8 22 (3.91%) Azure Functions
9 21 (3.74%) IaaS
10 17 (3.02%) Amazon EC2
11 16 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
12 14 (2.49%) Quay.io
13 12 (2.14%) Sumo Logic
14 11 (1.96%) Amazon S3
15 9 (1.60%) npm
16 8 (1.42%) Amazon ELB
17 7 (1.25%) OpenShift
18 6 (1.07%) SaaS
19 5 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.56%) HTTP
2 16 (2.85%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.96%) Firewall
4 10 (1.78%) SSL
5 7 (1.25%) DNS
5 7 (1.25%) SSH
5 7 (1.25%) VLAN
6 6 (1.07%) VPN
7 3 (0.53%) ICMP
7 3 (0.53%) Internet
7 3 (0.53%) MPLS
8 2 (0.36%) Broadband
8 2 (0.36%) IPFS
8 2 (0.36%) IPsec
8 2 (0.36%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.18%) LAN
9 1 (0.18%) PBX
9 1 (0.18%) Skype
9 1 (0.18%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (19.40%) PostgreSQL
2 98 (17.44%) MySQL
3 78 (13.88%) MongoDB
4 65 (11.57%) Relational Database
5 63 (11.21%) NoSQL
6 28 (4.98%) Blockchain
7 27 (4.80%) Couchbase
7 27 (4.80%) Redis
8 13 (2.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (1.60%) Big Data
11 6 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.89%) SQL Server
13 4 (0.71%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.53%) Aerospike
14 3 (0.53%) Cosmos DB
14 3 (0.53%) Hazelcast
14 3 (0.53%) MariaDB
14 3 (0.53%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.36%) Squirro
Development Applications
1 209 (37.19%) Git (software)
2 138 (24.56%) Jenkins
3 44 (7.83%) JIRA
4 43 (7.65%) Selenium
5 37 (6.58%) Gatling
6 36 (6.41%) TeamCity
7 34 (6.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 29 (5.16%) GitLab
9 26 (4.63%) Artifactory
10 24 (4.27%) Visual Studio Team System
11 23 (4.09%) Mocha
11 23 (4.09%) Vagrant
12 21 (3.74%) GoCD
13 20 (3.56%) Visual Studio
14 16 (2.85%) Gradle
14 16 (2.85%) Maven
15 15 (2.67%) Bitbucket
16 13 (2.31%) Ant
16 13 (2.31%) CruiseControl
16 13 (2.31%) MSBuild
General
1 100 (17.79%) Finance
2 65 (11.57%) Retail
3 17 (3.02%) Banking
4 15 (2.67%) Games
5 8 (1.42%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.42%) Publishing
6 7 (1.25%) Legal
7 6 (1.07%) Marketing
8 5 (0.89%) Advertising
9 2 (0.36%) Automotive
9 2 (0.36%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.18%) Billing
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 239 (42.53%) Developer
2 167 (29.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 46 (8.19%) Cloud Engineer
4 40 (7.12%) AWS Engineer
5 39 (6.94%) Software Engineer
6 32 (5.69%) Senior Developer
7 27 (4.80%) Python Developer
8 25 (4.45%) Architect
8 25 (4.45%) AWS DevOps
9 23 (4.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 23 (4.09%) Azure Engineer
10 18 (3.20%) Azure DevOps
10 18 (3.20%) Backend Developer
11 17 (3.02%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 16 (2.85%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 15 (2.67%) Cloud Developer
13 15 (2.67%) Java Developer
13 15 (2.67%) React Developer
14 14 (2.49%) Full Stack Developer
14 14 (2.49%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (27.76%) Node.js
2 100 (17.79%) REST
3 68 (12.10%) CSS
4 65 (11.57%) HTML
5 60 (10.68%) React
6 47 (8.36%) Elastic Stack
7 36 (6.41%) Kafka
8 35 (6.23%) Enzyme
8 35 (6.23%) Jest
8 35 (6.23%) RESTful
9 31 (5.52%) Express
9 31 (5.52%) Web Services
10 25 (4.45%) React Native
11 24 (4.27%) AngularJS
12 23 (4.09%) Chai
12 23 (4.09%) koa
13 21 (3.74%) GraphQL
14 18 (3.20%) HTML5
15 17 (3.02%) CSS3
16 16 (2.85%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.96%) Computer Science
2 48 (8.54%) Greenfield Project
3 46 (8.19%) Fintech
4 39 (6.94%) Device Driver
5 35 (6.23%) Algorithms
6 34 (6.05%) Data Structures
7 28 (4.98%) Mobile App
8 16 (2.85%) Clustering
9 14 (2.49%) Linux Command Line
9 14 (2.49%) Public Cloud
9 14 (2.49%) Replication
10 12 (2.14%) Cloud Native
10 12 (2.14%) User Experience
11 10 (1.78%) Digital Currency
11 10 (1.78%) Enterprise Cloud
12 9 (1.60%) Biotechnology
13 8 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
15 6 (1.07%) Blog
15 6 (1.07%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 198 (35.23%) Linux
2 55 (9.79%) Ubuntu
3 46 (8.19%) CentOS
4 45 (8.01%) Unix
5 31 (5.52%) Apple iOS
6 28 (4.98%) Android
6 28 (4.98%) Windows
7 24 (4.27%) CoreOS
8 13 (2.31%) Debian
8 13 (2.31%) Fedora
9 5 (0.89%) Mesosphere
10 4 (0.71%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.53%) DC/OS
11 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (48.40%) DevOps
2 235 (41.81%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (22.06%) Microservices
4 108 (19.22%) TDD
5 103 (18.33%) Configuration Management
6 96 (17.08%) Continuous Integration
7 82 (14.59%) Software Engineering
8 60 (10.68%) Scrum
9 58 (10.32%) Continuous Delivery
10 51 (9.07%) Unit Testing
11 48 (8.54%) SOA
12 41 (7.30%) Open Source
12 41 (7.30%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 40 (7.12%) High Availability
13 40 (7.12%) Kanban
13 40 (7.12%) Test Automation
14 35 (6.23%) BDD
15 34 (6.05%) Immutable Infrastructure
15 34 (6.05%) OO
15 34 (6.05%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 366 (65.12%) Python
2 206 (36.65%) Java
3 177 (31.49%) JavaScript
4 169 (30.07%) Ruby
5 114 (20.28%) Bash Shell
6 52 (9.25%) SQL
7 50 (8.90%) ES6
8 48 (8.54%) C#
8 48 (8.54%) C++
9 45 (8.01%) Perl
10 44 (7.83%) Scala
11 34 (6.05%) C
12 27 (4.80%) Kotlin
13 25 (4.45%) PowerShell
14 23 (4.09%) PHP
15 14 (2.49%) Groovy
16 10 (1.78%) Clojure
17 8 (1.42%) Java 8
17 8 (1.42%) TypeScript
18 7 (1.25%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 32 (5.69%) Degree
2 31 (5.52%) Security Cleared
3 26 (4.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (3.91%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.78%) RHCE
6 6 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.07%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.89%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.36%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.18%) CCNA
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.56%) QA
2 5 (0.89%) GDPR
3 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.18%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 335 (59.61%) Docker
2 27 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.91%) etcd
3 22 (3.91%) flannel
4 17 (3.02%) Ceph
4 17 (3.02%) GlusterFS
4 17 (3.02%) SkyDNS
5 16 (2.85%) VirtualBox
6 12 (2.14%) Hyper-V
7 9 (1.60%) Xen
8 8 (1.42%) NFS
9 5 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.53%) Active Directory
10 3 (0.53%) Squid
10 3 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.36%) KVM
12 1 (0.18%) iptables
12 1 (0.18%) vCloud
12 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 226 (40.21%) Kubernetes
2 202 (35.94%) Ansible
3 166 (29.54%) Terraform
4 107 (19.04%) Puppet
5 90 (16.01%) Opscode Chef
6 75 (13.35%) Prometheus
7 56 (9.96%) Nagios
8 50 (8.90%) Salt
9 41 (7.30%) Grafana
10 37 (6.58%) Icinga
11 33 (5.87%) Packer
12 27 (4.80%) Sysdig
13 25 (4.45%) HAProxy
14 23 (4.09%) Docker Swarm
15 22 (3.91%) Mesos
16 21 (3.74%) Graphite
16 21 (3.74%) rkt
17 20 (3.56%) Consul
18 16 (2.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
18 16 (2.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 112 (19.93%) Google
2 49 (8.72%) Red Hat
3 46 (8.19%) Splunk
4 44 (7.83%) Microsoft
5 30 (5.34%) VMware
6 16 (2.85%) Atlassian
6 16 (2.85%) New Relic
7 15 (2.67%) AppDynamics
8 12 (2.14%) SaltStack
8 12 (2.14%) Sybase
9 11 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.42%) Oracle
11 5 (0.89%) Alibaba
11 5 (0.89%) IBM
12 4 (0.71%) Dynatrace
13 3 (0.53%) Micro Focus
13 3 (0.53%) Rackspace
14 2 (0.36%) Facebook
14 2 (0.36%) SAP
14 2 (0.36%) Twitter