Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 294 333
Rank change year-on-year +62 +39 +157
Contract jobs citing Go 557 419 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.19% 0.88% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.36% 1.82% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 336 214
London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £453 £413 £423
90th Percentile £700 £650 £650
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +16.67%
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 £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 23,605 23,019 19,817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.48% 48.42% 44.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,991 17,569 14,767
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £636
England median daily rate £475 £468 £425
% change year-on-year +1.60% +10.00% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 145 118
London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +36.00%
10th Percentile £18.70 £17.97 £16.09
90th Percentile £55.46 £54.00 £56.87
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +59 127 £600 +9.09% 51
West London +13 35 £550 +6.80% 37
South London -2 25 £600 +14.24% 2
East London -41 3 £538 +22.86% 8
Go
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 376 (67.50%) Python
2 368 (66.07%) Docker
3 294 (52.78%) Amazon AWS
4 281 (50.45%) Kubernetes
5 275 (49.37%) DevOps
6 229 (41.11%) Java
7 221 (39.68%) Ansible
8 216 (38.78%) Git (software)
9 204 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
10 187 (33.57%) Terraform
11 185 (33.21%) Linux
12 176 (31.60%) JavaScript
13 161 (28.90%) Ruby
14 158 (28.37%) Node.js
15 144 (25.85%) Microservices
16 137 (24.60%) Microsoft Azure
17 136 (24.42%) Jenkins
18 120 (21.54%) Bash Shell
19 112 (20.11%) Configuration Management
20 111 (19.93%) REST
21 105 (18.85%) Puppet
21 105 (18.85%) PostgreSQL
22 96 (17.24%) TDD
23 93 (16.70%) Google Cloud Platform
24 90 (16.16%) Software Engineering
25 87 (15.62%) Google
25 87 (15.62%) MySQL
26 86 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
27 81 (14.54%) CSS
28 80 (14.36%) 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 47 (8.44%) nginx
2 26 (4.67%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (4.31%) Apache
4 22 (3.95%) Tomcat
5 20 (3.59%) OpenStack
6 17 (3.05%) Confluence
7 16 (2.87%) IIS
7 16 (2.87%) WebSphere
8 15 (2.69%) Jetty
8 15 (2.69%) Mongrel
9 14 (2.51%) Gunicorn
10 7 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.72%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.72%) Mule
12 3 (0.54%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.54%) Ethereum
12 3 (0.54%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.36%) CMS
13 2 (0.36%) Drupal
13 2 (0.36%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.54%) Distributed Ledger
1 3 (0.54%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 294 (52.78%) Amazon AWS
2 137 (24.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (16.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 67 (12.03%) Serverless
5 53 (9.52%) GitHub
6 45 (8.08%) AWS Lambda
7 39 (7.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 32 (5.75%) PaaS
9 23 (4.13%) Azure Functions
10 17 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
10 17 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (3.05%) Quay.io
11 16 (2.87%) IaaS
12 11 (1.97%) Datadog
12 11 (1.97%) Sumo Logic
13 9 (1.62%) Google App Engine
14 8 (1.44%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (1.44%) Amazon S3
14 8 (1.44%) npm
15 7 (1.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.67%) HTTP
2 19 (3.41%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.87%) Firewall
4 15 (2.69%) SSL
5 13 (2.33%) SSH
5 13 (2.33%) VLAN
6 11 (1.97%) DNS
7 8 (1.44%) VPN
8 6 (1.08%) Internet
9 5 (0.90%) IPsec
10 4 (0.72%) ICMP
11 3 (0.54%) MPLS
11 3 (0.54%) Software-Defined Networking
12 2 (0.36%) AMQP
12 2 (0.36%) Broadband
12 2 (0.36%) DHCP
12 2 (0.36%) FTP
12 2 (0.36%) IPFS
12 2 (0.36%) IPv4
12 2 (0.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (18.85%) PostgreSQL
2 87 (15.62%) MySQL
3 80 (14.36%) MongoDB
4 70 (12.57%) NoSQL
5 45 (8.08%) Relational Database
6 29 (5.21%) Couchbase
7 28 (5.03%) Redis
8 24 (4.31%) Blockchain
9 21 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (3.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 18 (3.23%) Big Data
12 8 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (1.44%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.44%) SQL Server
13 5 (0.90%) InfluxDB
14 4 (0.72%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.72%) Cosmos DB
15 3 (0.54%) Hazelcast
15 3 (0.54%) MariaDB
15 3 (0.54%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 216 (38.78%) Git (software)
2 136 (24.42%) Jenkins
3 52 (9.34%) Selenium
4 41 (7.36%) Gatling
4 41 (7.36%) GitLab
5 35 (6.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 34 (6.10%) Artifactory
7 30 (5.39%) GoCD
8 29 (5.21%) JIRA
9 28 (5.03%) Mocha
10 24 (4.31%) TeamCity
11 22 (3.95%) Visual Studio Team System
12 21 (3.77%) Vagrant
13 17 (3.05%) Bitbucket
13 17 (3.05%) Gradle
14 16 (2.87%) Maven
15 15 (2.69%) Visual Studio
16 14 (2.51%) Robot Framework
16 14 (2.51%) Travis CI
17 13 (2.33%) CruiseControl
General
1 76 (13.64%) Finance
2 61 (10.95%) Retail
3 15 (2.69%) Advertising
3 15 (2.69%) Banking
4 10 (1.80%) Games
4 10 (1.80%) Publishing
5 8 (1.44%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.44%) Marketing
6 7 (1.26%) Legal
7 3 (0.54%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.54%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.36%) Automotive
8 2 (0.36%) Electronics
8 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.18%) Billing
9 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 212 (38.06%) Developer
2 173 (31.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 38 (6.82%) Software Engineer
4 35 (6.28%) Cloud Engineer
5 34 (6.10%) AWS Engineer
6 29 (5.21%) Senior Developer
7 26 (4.67%) AWS DevOps
8 25 (4.49%) Architect
9 24 (4.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 24 (4.31%) Azure Engineer
9 24 (4.31%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 23 (4.13%) Azure DevOps
11 21 (3.77%) Senior DevOps
12 19 (3.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 18 (3.23%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 18 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
14 17 (3.05%) Python Developer
15 16 (2.87%) Python Engineer
16 15 (2.69%) React Developer
17 14 (2.51%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (28.37%) Node.js
2 111 (19.93%) REST
3 81 (14.54%) CSS
4 77 (13.82%) HTML
5 65 (11.67%) Elastic Stack
6 56 (10.05%) React
7 46 (8.26%) Kafka
8 40 (7.18%) Jest
9 39 (7.00%) Enzyme
10 34 (6.10%) Express
11 33 (5.92%) GraphQL
12 29 (5.21%) RESTful
13 27 (4.85%) Django
14 26 (4.67%) Chai
15 25 (4.49%) koa
16 23 (4.13%) AngularJS
16 23 (4.13%) Web Services
17 22 (3.95%) React Native
18 21 (3.77%) Flask
18 21 (3.77%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.62%) Fintech
2 33 (5.92%) Greenfield Project
3 28 (5.03%) Device Driver
3 28 (5.03%) Mobile App
4 19 (3.41%) Algorithms
4 19 (3.41%) User Experience
5 18 (3.23%) Clustering
5 18 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
6 17 (3.05%) Data Structures
7 16 (2.87%) Public Cloud
8 15 (2.69%) Biotechnology
9 12 (2.15%) Cloud Native
10 10 (1.80%) Digital Currency
10 10 (1.80%) Replication
11 9 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.26%) Data Centre
12 7 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (1.08%) Over-the-Top Content
13 6 (1.08%) Video on Demand
14 5 (0.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 185 (33.21%) Linux
2 47 (8.44%) Ubuntu
3 36 (6.46%) Windows
4 34 (6.10%) CentOS
5 28 (5.03%) Android
5 28 (5.03%) Apple iOS
6 27 (4.85%) CoreOS
7 22 (3.95%) Unix
8 13 (2.33%) Debian
8 13 (2.33%) Fedora
9 5 (0.90%) Mesosphere
10 4 (0.72%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.54%) DC/OS
11 3 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (49.37%) DevOps
2 204 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (25.85%) Microservices
4 112 (20.11%) Configuration Management
5 96 (17.24%) TDD
6 90 (16.16%) Software Engineering
7 86 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
8 61 (10.95%) Scrum
9 60 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
10 52 (9.34%) Unit Testing
11 51 (9.16%) Open Source
12 50 (8.98%) Continuous Delivery
13 48 (8.62%) High Availability
13 48 (8.62%) Test Automation
14 46 (8.26%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 45 (8.08%) Kanban
16 44 (7.90%) SOA
17 39 (7.00%) Computer Science
18 37 (6.64%) BDD
19 30 (5.39%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 376 (67.50%) Python
2 229 (41.11%) Java
3 176 (31.60%) JavaScript
4 161 (28.90%) Ruby
5 120 (21.54%) Bash Shell
6 69 (12.39%) SQL
7 61 (10.95%) C#
8 53 (9.52%) C++
9 51 (9.16%) ES6
10 47 (8.44%) Scala
11 39 (7.00%) C
12 35 (6.28%) Perl
13 26 (4.67%) Kotlin
14 25 (4.49%) PowerShell
15 24 (4.31%) PHP
16 14 (2.51%) Groovy
17 10 (1.80%) Java 8
18 9 (1.62%) Clojure
19 8 (1.44%) TypeScript
20 7 (1.26%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 42 (7.54%) Security Cleared
2 33 (5.92%) SC Cleared
3 29 (5.21%) Degree
4 25 (4.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.62%) RHCE
6 7 (1.26%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.36%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.36%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.18%) CCNA
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.23%) QA
2 6 (1.08%) GDPR
3 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.18%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.18%) FISMA
4 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.18%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 368 (66.07%) Docker
2 40 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (4.49%) etcd
3 25 (4.49%) flannel
4 23 (4.13%) Xen
5 20 (3.59%) Ceph
5 20 (3.59%) GlusterFS
5 20 (3.59%) SkyDNS
6 14 (2.51%) NFS
6 14 (2.51%) VirtualBox
7 12 (2.15%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.90%) KVM
8 5 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.54%) Active Directory
9 3 (0.54%) Squid
9 3 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.36%) iptables
11 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.18%) HDFS
11 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 281 (50.45%) Kubernetes
2 221 (39.68%) Ansible
3 187 (33.57%) Terraform
4 105 (18.85%) Puppet
5 76 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
6 74 (13.29%) Prometheus
7 44 (7.90%) Nagios
8 37 (6.64%) Packer
9 36 (6.46%) Salt
10 35 (6.28%) Docker Swarm
10 35 (6.28%) Grafana
11 33 (5.92%) Sysdig
12 32 (5.75%) Consul
13 30 (5.39%) HAProxy
14 28 (5.03%) Graphite
15 26 (4.67%) Icinga
15 26 (4.67%) Mesos
16 24 (4.31%) rkt
17 21 (3.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 21 (3.77%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 87 (15.62%) Google
2 57 (10.23%) Splunk
3 44 (7.90%) Microsoft
4 42 (7.54%) VMware
5 38 (6.82%) Red Hat
6 16 (2.87%) Atlassian
6 16 (2.87%) SaltStack
7 15 (2.69%) AppDynamics
7 15 (2.69%) New Relic
8 14 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.26%) Oracle
10 5 (0.90%) Alibaba
10 5 (0.90%) Facebook
10 5 (0.90%) Twitter
11 4 (0.72%) Dynatrace
11 4 (0.72%) IBM
11 4 (0.72%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.72%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.54%) Brightcove
12 3 (0.54%) Micro Focus