Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 288 357
Rank change year-on-year +37 +69 +138
Contract jobs citing Go 484 327 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.05% 0.82% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.17% 1.77% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 256 195
London median daily rate £535 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £363
90th Percentile £700 £638 £625
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £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 22,351 18,441 18,620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.64% 46.39% 42.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,051 13,728 14,012
London median daily rate £500 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £356 £325 £306
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +6.15% +5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 130 107
London median hourly rate £41.46 £42.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.46% +41.67% +4.35%
10th Percentile £17.94 £17.73 £14.38
90th Percentile £56.29 £54.54 £56.00
England median hourly rate £40.50 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.41% +7.10% +10.71%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +18 122 £550 -0.09% 57
West London -19 28 £525 +1.45% 24
South London -46 16 £455 -13.33% 2
East London -7 9 £500 +11.11% 14
North London +2 1 £450 -10.00%
Go
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 283 (58.47%) Python
2 224 (46.28%) Docker
3 214 (44.21%) DevOps
4 210 (43.39%) Amazon AWS
5 203 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
6 183 (37.81%) Linux
7 169 (34.92%) Kubernetes
8 151 (31.20%) Java
9 147 (30.37%) Terraform
10 141 (29.13%) Ruby
10 141 (29.13%) Git (software)
11 140 (28.93%) Jenkins
12 134 (27.69%) JavaScript
13 128 (26.45%) Ansible
14 104 (21.49%) PostgreSQL
15 103 (21.28%) TDD
16 92 (19.01%) Continuous Integration
16 92 (19.01%) Microservices
17 89 (18.39%) Configuration Management
18 87 (17.98%) Puppet
19 86 (17.77%) Node.js
20 85 (17.56%) MySQL
21 84 (17.36%) Finance
22 82 (16.94%) Google
22 82 (16.94%) Bash Shell
23 79 (16.32%) Software Engineering
24 74 (15.29%) React
25 73 (15.08%) Google Cloud Platform
26 69 (14.26%) Elasticsearch
27 68 (14.05%) Opscode Chef

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 69 (14.26%) Elasticsearch
2 36 (7.44%) nginx
3 35 (7.23%) Confluence
4 28 (5.79%) Apache
5 18 (3.72%) Tomcat
6 17 (3.51%) Apache Spark
7 13 (2.69%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (2.07%) Ethereum
9 9 (1.86%) OpenStack
10 7 (1.45%) Apache Pig
11 6 (1.24%) IIS
11 6 (1.24%) IPython
11 6 (1.24%) Jetty
11 6 (1.24%) Jupyter
11 6 (1.24%) Mongrel
11 6 (1.24%) WebSphere
12 5 (1.03%) Apache Airflow
12 5 (1.03%) Hyperledger
13 4 (0.83%) Hubot
14 3 (0.62%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.21%) InVision
2 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) MultiChain
1 2 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.21%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 210 (43.39%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (15.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 65 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (7.64%) GitHub
5 30 (6.20%) PaaS
6 24 (4.96%) AWS CloudFormation
7 19 (3.93%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (3.31%) Amazon S3
10 15 (3.10%) IaaS
10 15 (3.10%) Serverless
10 15 (3.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 14 (2.89%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (1.86%) Amazon Kinesis
13 8 (1.65%) Route 53
13 8 (1.65%) Sumo Logic
14 7 (1.45%) Akamai
14 7 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (1.45%) SaaS
15 6 (1.24%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.44%) HTTP
2 23 (4.75%) TCP/IP
3 17 (3.51%) DNS
4 12 (2.48%) SSL
5 10 (2.07%) ICMP
5 10 (2.07%) VPN
6 5 (1.03%) Firewall
6 5 (1.03%) Internet
6 5 (1.03%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (0.62%) DHCP
7 3 (0.62%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.21%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (21.49%) PostgreSQL
2 85 (17.56%) MySQL
3 58 (11.98%) MongoDB
4 57 (11.78%) NoSQL
5 37 (7.64%) Redis
6 35 (7.23%) Big Data
7 34 (7.02%) Relational Database
8 24 (4.96%) Hadoop
9 22 (4.55%) Blockchain
10 20 (4.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 17 (3.51%) Neo4j
12 12 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (2.07%) Bigtable
14 7 (1.45%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.45%) Flink
15 6 (1.24%) SQL Server
16 5 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
16 5 (1.03%) BigQuery
16 5 (1.03%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 141 (29.13%) Git (software)
2 140 (28.93%) Jenkins
3 42 (8.68%) JIRA
4 22 (4.55%) TeamCity
5 17 (3.51%) Appium
5 17 (3.51%) Artifactory
6 14 (2.89%) Cucumber
6 14 (2.89%) Visual Studio
7 13 (2.69%) GoCD
7 13 (2.69%) Visual Studio Team System
8 12 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (2.48%) Selenium
9 11 (2.27%) GitLab
9 11 (2.27%) Subversion
10 10 (2.07%) Vagrant
11 9 (1.86%) Maven
11 9 (1.86%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (1.45%) Mercurial
12 7 (1.45%) Travis CI
13 6 (1.24%) Ant
General
1 84 (17.36%) Finance
2 26 (5.37%) Banking
3 17 (3.51%) Retail
4 14 (2.89%) Front Office
5 11 (2.27%) Games
5 11 (2.27%) Marketing
6 10 (2.07%) Publishing
7 9 (1.86%) Law
8 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.21%) Advertising
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 220 (45.45%) Developer
2 124 (25.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 43 (8.88%) AWS Engineer
4 42 (8.68%) Python Developer
5 40 (8.26%) AWS DevOps
6 30 (6.20%) Python Engineer
7 29 (5.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 26 (5.37%) Backend Developer
9 25 (5.17%) Senior DevOps
10 24 (4.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 23 (4.75%) Software Engineer
12 22 (4.55%) Senior Developer
13 21 (4.34%) Linux Engineer
13 21 (4.34%) React Developer
14 20 (4.13%) Consultant
15 19 (3.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 18 (3.72%) Java Developer
16 18 (3.72%) JavaScript Developer
17 17 (3.51%) Software Developer
18 16 (3.31%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (17.77%) Node.js
2 74 (15.29%) React
3 53 (10.95%) Web Services
4 52 (10.74%) Elastic Stack
5 47 (9.71%) REST
6 44 (9.09%) Kafka
7 36 (7.44%) RESTful
8 35 (7.23%) React Native
9 32 (6.61%) HTML
10 29 (5.99%) CSS
11 25 (5.17%) AngularJS
12 24 (4.96%) HTML5
12 24 (4.96%) Ruby on Rails
13 20 (4.13%) CSS3
14 14 (2.89%) ActiveMQ
15 11 (2.27%) .NET
15 11 (2.27%) Redux
16 10 (2.07%) JSON
16 10 (2.07%) LEMP Stack
17 9 (1.86%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.36%) Greenfield Project
2 29 (5.99%) Device Driver
3 27 (5.58%) Computer Science
4 23 (4.75%) User Experience
5 20 (4.13%) Fintech
6 18 (3.72%) Mobile App
7 17 (3.51%) Public Cloud
8 14 (2.89%) Clustering
8 14 (2.89%) Linux Command Line
9 12 (2.48%) Algorithms
9 12 (2.48%) Data Structures
10 10 (2.07%) Cloud Native
11 7 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (1.24%) Enterprise Cloud
12 6 (1.24%) Virtual Team
13 5 (1.03%) Replication
14 4 (0.83%) Internet of Things
15 3 (0.62%) Blog
16 2 (0.41%) Cyberthreat
16 2 (0.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 183 (37.81%) Linux
2 41 (8.47%) CentOS
3 39 (8.06%) Ubuntu
4 32 (6.61%) Unix
5 29 (5.99%) Apple iOS
6 27 (5.58%) Windows
7 24 (4.96%) Android
8 12 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.65%) CoreOS
10 6 (1.24%) Debian
11 5 (1.03%) Fedora
12 3 (0.62%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.41%) Scientific Linux
13 2 (0.41%) Solaris
14 1 (0.21%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (44.21%) DevOps
2 203 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (21.28%) TDD
4 92 (19.01%) Continuous Integration
4 92 (19.01%) Microservices
5 89 (18.39%) Configuration Management
6 79 (16.32%) Software Engineering
7 55 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
8 41 (8.47%) Open Source
9 36 (7.44%) OO
10 35 (7.23%) BDD
10 35 (7.23%) Data Modelling
11 34 (7.02%) Task Automation
12 32 (6.61%) Machine Learning
13 31 (6.40%) Immutable Infrastructure
14 30 (6.20%) Mentoring
14 30 (6.20%) Scrum
15 28 (5.79%) SDLC
16 26 (5.37%) Analytics
17 24 (4.96%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 283 (58.47%) Python
2 151 (31.20%) Java
3 141 (29.13%) Ruby
4 134 (27.69%) JavaScript
5 82 (16.94%) Bash Shell
6 49 (10.12%) SQL
7 42 (8.68%) Scala
8 39 (8.06%) Perl
9 30 (6.20%) PHP
10 18 (3.72%) C
10 18 (3.72%) C++
11 14 (2.89%) ES6
11 14 (2.89%) Groovy
12 13 (2.69%) Haskell
12 13 (2.69%) Shell Script
13 11 (2.27%) Erlang
13 11 (2.27%) Rust
14 10 (2.07%) Apple Swift
14 10 (2.07%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.65%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 21 (4.34%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.51%) Degree
3 15 (3.10%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.65%) Master's Degree
6 6 (1.24%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) MCSD
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.23%) GCP
2 6 (1.24%) QA
3 4 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 224 (46.28%) Docker
2 9 (1.86%) VirtualBox
3 8 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.45%) Xen
5 5 (1.03%) HDFS
5 5 (1.03%) KVM
5 5 (1.03%) Squid
6 2 (0.41%) Ceph
6 2 (0.41%) etcd
6 2 (0.41%) flannel
6 2 (0.41%) GlusterFS
6 2 (0.41%) iptables
6 2 (0.41%) SkyDNS
6 2 (0.41%) Snort
6 2 (0.41%) vCloud
7 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 169 (34.92%) Kubernetes
2 147 (30.37%) Terraform
3 128 (26.45%) Ansible
4 87 (17.98%) Puppet
5 68 (14.05%) Opscode Chef
6 60 (12.40%) Prometheus
7 45 (9.30%) Salt
8 43 (8.88%) Grafana
8 43 (8.88%) Nagios
9 34 (7.02%) Kibana
10 32 (6.61%) Packer
11 29 (5.99%) Consul
11 29 (5.99%) Icinga
12 28 (5.79%) logstash
13 19 (3.93%) Docker Swarm
14 14 (2.89%) Galera Cluster
15 13 (2.69%) Rancher
15 13 (2.69%) Sysdig
16 12 (2.48%) Hadoop YARN
17 10 (2.07%) Mesos
Vendors
1 82 (16.94%) Google
2 49 (10.12%) Red Hat
3 28 (5.79%) Microsoft
4 26 (5.37%) Sybase
5 25 (5.17%) Splunk
6 13 (2.69%) Oracle
6 13 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (2.07%) VMware
8 9 (1.86%) New Relic
8 9 (1.86%) Rackspace
9 7 (1.45%) Perforce
10 6 (1.24%) AppDynamics
11 5 (1.03%) ForgeRock
11 5 (1.03%) SaltStack
12 2 (0.41%) CA Agile Central
12 2 (0.41%) PagerDuty
12 2 (0.41%) Zend
13 1 (0.21%) Capita
13 1 (0.21%) IBM
13 1 (0.21%) TOWER Software