Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 302 376
Rank change year-on-year +68 +74 +147
Contract jobs citing Go 513 345 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.13% 0.81% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.25% 1.70% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 271 219
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £440 £413 £425
90th Percentile £719 £638 £625
England median daily rate £550 £513 £510
% change year-on-year +7.32% +0.49% +16.57%
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 £47.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +26.67% -11.76% -

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 22,764 20,351 19,865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 49.93% 47.80% 43.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,402 15,147 14,973
London median daily rate £513 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £363 £330 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 152 91
London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £27.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +46.71% -1.43%
10th Percentile £18.00 £17.28 £14.63
90th Percentile £62.50 £51.80 £56.89
England median hourly rate £41.57 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.39% +9.33% +4.17%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +48 141 £575 +4.55% 58
West London -10 35 £525 - 42
South London -38 19 £525 - 1
East London -11 6 £575 +31.43% 15
Go
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 317 (61.79%) Python
2 267 (52.05%) Docker
3 255 (49.71%) Amazon AWS
4 248 (48.34%) DevOps
5 218 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
6 201 (39.18%) Linux
6 201 (39.18%) Kubernetes
7 163 (31.77%) Java
8 162 (31.58%) Git (software)
9 152 (29.63%) Ansible
9 152 (29.63%) Terraform
10 150 (29.24%) Jenkins
11 146 (28.46%) JavaScript
12 141 (27.49%) Ruby
13 118 (23.00%) Node.js
14 109 (21.25%) Finance
15 103 (20.08%) Microservices
16 102 (19.88%) Configuration Management
17 101 (19.69%) Google
17 101 (19.69%) TDD
18 99 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
19 98 (19.10%) Microsoft Azure
20 90 (17.54%) Bash Shell
20 90 (17.54%) Puppet
21 85 (16.57%) PostgreSQL
22 80 (15.59%) Opscode Chef
23 79 (15.40%) MySQL
24 77 (15.01%) Google Cloud Platform
25 74 (14.42%) Prometheus
26 70 (13.65%) React

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 61 (11.89%) Elasticsearch
2 43 (8.38%) Confluence
3 29 (5.65%) nginx
4 13 (2.53%) Apache
4 13 (2.53%) Ethereum
5 11 (2.14%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (1.75%) OpenStack
7 7 (1.36%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.17%) Apache Pig
8 6 (1.17%) Hyperledger
8 6 (1.17%) IIS
8 6 (1.17%) IPython
8 6 (1.17%) Jetty
8 6 (1.17%) Jupyter
8 6 (1.17%) Mongrel
8 6 (1.17%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.78%) Hubot
11 3 (0.58%) CMS
11 3 (0.58%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) HipChat
1 1 (0.19%) InVision
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.39%) MultiChain
2 2 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.39%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 255 (49.71%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (19.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (15.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 55 (10.72%) GitHub
5 34 (6.63%) PaaS
6 25 (4.87%) AWS CloudFormation
7 21 (4.09%) Amazon EC2
8 19 (3.70%) IaaS
9 16 (3.12%) Amazon S3
10 13 (2.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 12 (2.34%) Serverless
12 11 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (1.56%) Azure Functions
13 8 (1.56%) Route 53
13 8 (1.56%) Sumo Logic
14 7 (1.36%) Quay.io
14 7 (1.36%) SaaS
15 6 (1.17%) Amazon ELB
15 6 (1.17%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.87%) HTTP
2 18 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.92%) SSL
4 10 (1.95%) DNS
4 10 (1.95%) VPN
5 9 (1.75%) Firewall
6 8 (1.56%) Calico
6 8 (1.56%) ICMP
7 3 (0.58%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (0.58%) SSH
7 3 (0.58%) VLAN
8 2 (0.39%) IPFS
9 1 (0.19%) Internet
9 1 (0.19%) IPsec
9 1 (0.19%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (16.57%) PostgreSQL
2 79 (15.40%) MySQL
3 65 (12.67%) MongoDB
4 62 (12.09%) NoSQL
5 42 (8.19%) Blockchain
5 42 (8.19%) Relational Database
6 24 (4.68%) Redis
7 23 (4.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 17 (3.31%) Big Data
9 10 (1.95%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.17%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.17%) Flink
12 6 (1.17%) SQL Server
13 5 (0.97%) Neo4j
14 4 (0.78%) CouchDB
15 3 (0.58%) Amazon Redshift
15 3 (0.58%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.39%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 162 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 150 (29.24%) Jenkins
3 51 (9.94%) JIRA
4 26 (5.07%) TeamCity
5 23 (4.48%) Visual Studio
6 22 (4.29%) Visual Studio Team System
7 20 (3.90%) Artifactory
8 18 (3.51%) GitLab
9 17 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (3.12%) GoCD
11 13 (2.53%) Subversion
12 12 (2.34%) Vagrant
13 10 (1.95%) Maven
14 9 (1.75%) Selenium
14 9 (1.75%) SonarQube
15 7 (1.36%) Bitbucket
15 7 (1.36%) Mercurial
15 7 (1.36%) Travis CI
16 6 (1.17%) Cucumber
16 6 (1.17%) MSBuild
General
1 109 (21.25%) Finance
2 32 (6.24%) Retail
3 30 (5.85%) Banking
4 13 (2.53%) Games
5 10 (1.95%) Front Office
6 9 (1.75%) Marketing
7 7 (1.36%) Law
8 4 (0.78%) Legal
8 4 (0.78%) Publishing
9 2 (0.39%) Automotive
9 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.39%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.19%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 221 (43.08%) Developer
2 137 (26.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 37 (7.21%) AWS Engineer
4 34 (6.63%) AWS DevOps
4 34 (6.63%) Python Developer
5 33 (6.43%) Senior Developer
6 30 (5.85%) Architect
7 26 (5.07%) Cloud Engineer
8 23 (4.48%) Backend Developer
8 23 (4.48%) Senior DevOps
8 23 (4.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 22 (4.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 20 (3.90%) Python Engineer
11 19 (3.70%) Consultant
11 19 (3.70%) Software Engineer
12 17 (3.31%) React Developer
13 16 (3.12%) Java Developer
14 15 (2.92%) Platform Engineer
14 15 (2.92%) Security Architect
15 14 (2.73%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (23.00%) Node.js
2 70 (13.65%) React
3 61 (11.89%) REST
4 47 (9.16%) Elastic Stack
5 41 (7.99%) Kafka
6 36 (7.02%) CSS
6 36 (7.02%) RESTful
7 34 (6.63%) HTML
8 31 (6.04%) React Native
9 28 (5.46%) Web Services
10 27 (5.26%) AngularJS
11 26 (5.07%) HTML5
12 20 (3.90%) CSS3
13 15 (2.92%) ActiveMQ
14 14 (2.73%) Smart Contracts
15 13 (2.53%) GraphQL
16 12 (2.34%) RabbitMQ
17 9 (1.75%) JSON
17 9 (1.75%) OAuth
17 9 (1.75%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.97%) Greenfield Project
2 40 (7.80%) Fintech
3 37 (7.21%) Computer Science
4 35 (6.82%) Device Driver
5 32 (6.24%) Algorithms
6 30 (5.85%) Data Structures
7 29 (5.65%) Mobile App
8 19 (3.70%) User Experience
9 17 (3.31%) Public Cloud
10 15 (2.92%) Clustering
11 14 (2.73%) Replication
12 12 (2.34%) Linux Command Line
13 11 (2.14%) Cloud Native
14 10 (1.95%) Digital Currency
15 9 (1.75%) Enterprise Cloud
16 8 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
17 5 (0.97%) Virtual Team
18 4 (0.78%) Blog
19 3 (0.58%) Bitcoin
19 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 201 (39.18%) Linux
2 48 (9.36%) Ubuntu
3 40 (7.80%) CentOS
4 39 (7.60%) Unix
5 37 (7.21%) Apple iOS
6 34 (6.63%) Android
7 25 (4.87%) Windows
8 16 (3.12%) CoreOS
9 6 (1.17%) Debian
10 5 (0.97%) Fedora
10 5 (0.97%) Mesosphere
11 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.58%) DC/OS
12 3 (0.58%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (48.34%) DevOps
2 218 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (20.08%) Microservices
4 102 (19.88%) Configuration Management
5 101 (19.69%) TDD
6 99 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
7 65 (12.67%) Software Engineering
8 58 (11.31%) Continuous Delivery
9 49 (9.55%) Open Source
10 46 (8.97%) Scrum
11 42 (8.19%) OO
12 38 (7.41%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 37 (7.21%) Immutable Infrastructure
14 36 (7.02%) Mentoring
15 32 (6.24%) Pair Programming
15 32 (6.24%) Task Automation
16 31 (6.04%) Unit Testing
17 30 (5.85%) Data Modelling
17 30 (5.85%) Machine Learning
18 29 (5.65%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 317 (61.79%) Python
2 163 (31.77%) Java
3 146 (28.46%) JavaScript
4 141 (27.49%) Ruby
5 90 (17.54%) Bash Shell
6 53 (10.33%) C++
7 48 (9.36%) SQL
8 43 (8.38%) Perl
9 40 (7.80%) Scala
10 36 (7.02%) C
11 21 (4.09%) PHP
12 20 (3.90%) Kotlin
13 19 (3.70%) C#
14 17 (3.31%) ES6
15 15 (2.92%) Shell Script
16 12 (2.34%) PowerShell
17 11 (2.14%) Rust
17 11 (2.14%) Solidity
18 10 (1.95%) Groovy
18 10 (1.95%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (4.68%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.12%) Degree
2 16 (3.12%) SC Cleared
3 10 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.17%) AWS Certification
5 4 (0.78%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.39%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.39%) RHCE
7 1 (0.19%) CCNA
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.19%) MCSD
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.80%) GCP
2 15 (2.92%) QA
3 5 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 267 (52.05%) Docker
2 15 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.53%) etcd
3 13 (2.53%) flannel
4 10 (1.95%) Xen
5 9 (1.75%) Ceph
5 9 (1.75%) GlusterFS
5 9 (1.75%) SkyDNS
5 9 (1.75%) VirtualBox
6 5 (0.97%) KVM
7 4 (0.78%) NFS
7 4 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.58%) Squid
8 3 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.19%) vCloud
9 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 201 (39.18%) Kubernetes
2 152 (29.63%) Ansible
2 152 (29.63%) Terraform
3 90 (17.54%) Puppet
4 80 (15.59%) Opscode Chef
5 74 (14.42%) Prometheus
6 51 (9.94%) Salt
7 48 (9.36%) Nagios
8 47 (9.16%) Grafana
9 36 (7.02%) Icinga
10 28 (5.46%) Packer
11 23 (4.48%) Consul
12 22 (4.29%) Kibana
12 22 (4.29%) Sysdig
13 20 (3.90%) logstash
14 17 (3.31%) HAProxy
15 14 (2.73%) Docker Swarm
16 13 (2.53%) Galera Cluster
16 13 (2.53%) Graphite
16 13 (2.53%) rkt
Vendors
1 101 (19.69%) Google
2 45 (8.77%) Red Hat
3 38 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 25 (4.87%) Sybase
5 21 (4.09%) Splunk
6 18 (3.51%) VMware
7 15 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.75%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.56%) New Relic
9 8 (1.56%) Rackspace
10 7 (1.36%) SaltStack
11 6 (1.17%) AppDynamics
11 6 (1.17%) Perforce
12 5 (0.97%) Oracle
13 4 (0.78%) Dynatrace
14 2 (0.39%) PagerDuty
14 2 (0.39%) TOWER Software
14 2 (0.39%) Zend
15 1 (0.19%) Capita
15 1 (0.19%) SAP