Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 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
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 218 236 263
Rank change year-on-year +18 +27 +23
Contract jobs citing Go 219 458 481
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.13% 1.14% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.31% 2.39% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 363 345
Median daily rate £581 £550 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.68% +2.80% +1.90%
10th Percentile £413 £431 £425
90th Percentile £705 £700 £708
England median daily rate £563 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -
England median hourly rate - £52.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -

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 9,474 19,153 22,167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.72% 47.74% 48.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,833 14,395 16,899
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £365 £363 £356
90th Percentile £700 £681 £675
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 130 206
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £42.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -14.32% -1.14%
10th Percentile £22.90 £19.89 £17.85
90th Percentile £63.75 £56.50 £57.94
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -1.20%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Go as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Go in London

Go
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Go in London.

Daily rate trend for Go in London

Go
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Go in London over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Go in London

Go
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Go in London.

Hourly rate trend 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 27 May 2020. 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 +65 51 £550 -4.35% 21
South London +43 15 £615 +2.50%
West London +54 8 £450 -12.20% 8
East London +38 1 £538 +2.38% 9
Go
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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.

1 139 (63.47%) Python
2 108 (49.32%) AWS
3 100 (45.66%) Kubernetes
4 96 (43.84%) DevOps
5 94 (42.92%) Terraform
6 87 (39.73%) GCP
7 86 (39.27%) Java
8 79 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
9 75 (34.25%) Docker
10 74 (33.79%) JavaScript
11 63 (28.77%) Linux
11 63 (28.77%) Ruby
12 51 (23.29%) Ansible
12 51 (23.29%) Azure
13 49 (22.37%) Infrastructure as Code
14 46 (21.00%) Microservices
14 46 (21.00%) Continuous Integration
15 43 (19.63%) Bash Shell
16 41 (18.72%) Finance
17 38 (17.35%) Jenkins
18 37 (16.89%) Git (software)
19 34 (15.53%) Google
20 31 (14.16%) Software Engineering
21 30 (13.70%) Kafka
22 29 (13.24%) GitHub
22 29 (13.24%) Continuous Delivery
23 28 (12.79%) Scala
24 27 (12.33%) Node.js
25 26 (11.87%) Web Services
26 25 (11.42%) PostgreSQL

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 18 (8.22%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (7.31%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.28%) Apache
3 5 (2.28%) Confluence
4 4 (1.83%) nginx
5 2 (0.91%) IIS
5 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.91%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.46%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.46%) Hyperledger
6 1 (0.46%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.46%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.46%) Luigi
6 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 108 (49.32%) AWS
2 87 (39.73%) GCP
3 51 (23.29%) Azure
4 29 (13.24%) GitHub
5 18 (8.22%) Amazon EKS
6 16 (7.31%) Serverless
7 14 (6.39%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (4.57%) Amazon ECS
8 10 (4.57%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (4.57%) PaaS
9 9 (4.11%) Amazon SQS
9 9 (4.11%) Route 53
10 8 (3.65%) OpenShift
11 7 (3.20%) SonarCloud
12 4 (1.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (1.83%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (1.83%) Amazon S3
12 4 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.13%) HTTP
2 15 (6.85%) Firewall
3 14 (6.39%) TCP/IP
4 13 (5.94%) DNS
5 8 (3.65%) SSL
6 3 (1.37%) Internet
7 2 (0.91%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.46%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.46%) LAN
8 1 (0.46%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.46%) VoIP
8 1 (0.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.42%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (10.50%) NoSQL
3 19 (8.68%) Big Data
4 17 (7.76%) Redis
5 13 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (5.94%) MySQL
6 11 (5.02%) Blockchain
6 11 (5.02%) Hadoop
7 9 (4.11%) BigQuery
8 8 (3.65%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.28%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (2.28%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.83%) Data Lake
10 4 (1.83%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.37%) Snowflake Schema
12 2 (0.91%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.91%) Impala
12 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 38 (17.35%) Jenkins
2 37 (16.89%) Git (software)
3 23 (10.50%) GitLab
4 19 (8.68%) JIRA
5 18 (8.22%) Artifactory
6 13 (5.94%) CircleCI
7 9 (4.11%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (3.20%) Snyk
9 3 (1.37%) minitest
9 3 (1.37%) RSpec
10 2 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.91%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.91%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.91%) Selenium
10 2 (0.91%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.46%) Gradle
11 1 (0.46%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.46%) Liquibase
11 1 (0.46%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
General
1 41 (18.72%) Finance
2 10 (4.57%) Banking
3 7 (3.20%) Advertising
4 4 (1.83%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.83%) French Language
4 4 (1.83%) Marketing
4 4 (1.83%) Public Sector
5 2 (0.91%) Games
5 2 (0.91%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.46%) Front Office
6 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Publishing
6 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (31.05%) Developer
2 52 (23.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 29 (13.24%) Platform Engineer
4 23 (10.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 18 (8.22%) AWS Engineer
6 16 (7.31%) AWS DevOps
6 16 (7.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 11 (5.02%) Java Developer
8 10 (4.57%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (4.11%) Architect
9 9 (4.11%) DevSecOps Engineer
9 9 (4.11%) Python Engineer
9 9 (4.11%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.11%) Software Engineer
10 8 (3.65%) Java Engineer
10 8 (3.65%) Lead Developer
10 8 (3.65%) Ruby Developer
10 8 (3.65%) Site Engineer
10 8 (3.65%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 7 (3.20%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.70%) Kafka
2 27 (12.33%) Node.js
3 26 (11.87%) Web Services
4 21 (9.59%) Elastic Stack
5 17 (7.76%) REST
6 16 (7.31%) React
7 12 (5.48%) RESTful
8 11 (5.02%) .NET
8 11 (5.02%) JSON
9 10 (4.57%) XML
10 8 (3.65%) CSS
10 8 (3.65%) HTML
11 7 (3.20%) Redux
12 5 (2.28%) AngularJS
12 5 (2.28%) Natural Language Processing
13 4 (1.83%) CSS3
13 4 (1.83%) GraphQL
13 4 (1.83%) HTML5
13 4 (1.83%) Keycloak
13 4 (1.83%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.68%) Cloud Native
2 16 (7.31%) Algorithms
3 14 (6.39%) Data Structures
4 13 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (3.20%) PKI
7 4 (1.83%) Bitcoin
7 4 (1.83%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (1.83%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.83%) User Experience
8 3 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.37%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.91%) Blog
9 2 (0.91%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.91%) iPad
9 2 (0.91%) Replication
10 1 (0.46%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (28.77%) Linux
2 11 (5.02%) CentOS
3 9 (4.11%) CoreOS
3 9 (4.11%) Windows
4 7 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.28%) Unix
6 2 (0.91%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.46%) Android
7 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.46%) Debian
7 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (43.84%) DevOps
2 79 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (22.37%) Infrastructure as Code
4 46 (21.00%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (21.00%) Microservices
5 31 (14.16%) Software Engineering
6 29 (13.24%) Continuous Delivery
7 23 (10.50%) Open Source
8 19 (8.68%) TDD
9 17 (7.76%) Configuration Management
10 16 (7.31%) Machine Learning
11 15 (6.85%) High Availability
12 13 (5.94%) Analytics
12 13 (5.94%) Data Science
12 13 (5.94%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (5.02%) Computer Science
13 11 (5.02%) DevSecOps
13 11 (5.02%) Fintech
13 11 (5.02%) OO
13 11 (5.02%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 139 (63.47%) Python
2 86 (39.27%) Java
3 74 (33.79%) JavaScript
4 63 (28.77%) Ruby
5 43 (19.63%) Bash Shell
6 28 (12.79%) Scala
7 18 (8.22%) Groovy
8 15 (6.85%) C++
8 15 (6.85%) SQL
9 14 (6.39%) C#
10 11 (5.02%) PowerShell
10 11 (5.02%) Rust
11 9 (4.11%) PHP
11 9 (4.11%) TypeScript
12 8 (3.65%) R
13 7 (3.20%) C
14 2 (0.91%) Haskell
14 2 (0.91%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.91%) Perl
14 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (8.22%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.31%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.37%) Degree
3 3 (1.37%) MCSA
3 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.91%) CSPO
5 1 (0.46%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.46%) CCNA
5 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.46%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.46%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.74%) NCSC
2 4 (1.83%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.83%) PSD2
3 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.46%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (34.25%) Docker
2 5 (2.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (1.37%) HDFS
3 3 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.91%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.46%) Varnish
5 1 (0.46%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.46%) vSphere
5 1 (0.46%) zsh
Systems Management
1 100 (45.66%) Kubernetes
2 94 (42.92%) Terraform
3 51 (23.29%) Ansible
4 21 (9.59%) Puppet
5 16 (7.31%) Prometheus
6 13 (5.94%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (3.20%) Grafana
8 6 (2.74%) logstash
9 5 (2.28%) Istio
10 4 (1.83%) Sysdig
11 3 (1.37%) Nagios
11 3 (1.37%) Packer
12 2 (0.91%) Kibana
12 2 (0.91%) Mesos
12 2 (0.91%) Rancher
13 1 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.46%) Knative
13 1 (0.46%) Opsgenie
13 1 (0.46%) Salt
13 1 (0.46%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 34 (15.53%) Google
2 9 (4.11%) Confluent
2 9 (4.11%) Red Hat
2 9 (4.11%) Veracode
3 8 (3.65%) Lets Encrypt
3 8 (3.65%) New Relic
3 8 (3.65%) Splunk
4 5 (2.28%) Hortonworks
4 5 (2.28%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.28%) Tableau
5 3 (1.37%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.37%) Facebook
5 3 (1.37%) TOWER Software
5 3 (1.37%) VMware
6 2 (0.91%) Alibaba
6 2 (0.91%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle
6 2 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.91%) Vertica
6 2 (0.91%) Zuora