Period
to 27 September 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 September 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 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 216 202 233
Rank change year-on-year -14 +31 +44
Contract jobs citing Go 134 509 534
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.02% 1.33% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.01% 2.80% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 390 375
Median daily rate £530 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.64% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £413 £463 £450
90th Percentile £644 £719 £700
England median daily rate £507 £550 £540
% change year-on-year -7.82% +1.85% +3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £26.50 -
England median hourly rate - £26.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -41.11% -

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 6,661 18,188 23,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.49% 47.43% 50.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,623 13,746 17,575
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £350 £363 £363
90th Percentile £740 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 114 145
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +15.38% +8.62%
10th Percentile £22.40 £20.92 £18.23
90th Percentile £50.66 £60.38 £62.77
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.53 £42.27
% change year-on-year -21.41% +5.36% +5.66%

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 September 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 September 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 +30 17 £525 -4.55% 46
West London +60 3 £630 +14.55% 22
East London +47 2 £313 -44.44% 9
South London +45 1 £500 +25.00% 8
Go
England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 92 (68.66%) Python
2 63 (47.01%) AWS
3 54 (40.30%) Java
3 54 (40.30%) Terraform
4 48 (35.82%) Kubernetes
5 47 (35.07%) GCP
6 46 (34.33%) DevOps
6 46 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (33.58%) JavaScript
8 40 (29.85%) Azure
9 38 (28.36%) Microservices
10 31 (23.13%) Docker
10 31 (23.13%) Finance
11 29 (21.64%) Software Engineering
11 29 (21.64%) Ansible
12 27 (20.15%) React
13 25 (18.66%) Linux
14 23 (17.16%) SQL
14 23 (17.16%) Google
14 23 (17.16%) Node.js
14 23 (17.16%) Infrastructure as Code
15 21 (15.67%) Ruby
16 20 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (14.93%) REST
17 19 (14.18%) Git (software)
17 19 (14.18%) Jenkins
18 17 (12.69%) TypeScript
19 16 (11.94%) NoSQL
19 16 (11.94%) Banking
20 15 (11.19%) Scala

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 5 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.99%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.24%) CMS
3 3 (2.24%) Confluence
3 3 (2.24%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.49%) Apache
4 2 (1.49%) Ethereum
4 2 (1.49%) IIS
4 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.75%) nginx
5 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 63 (47.01%) AWS
2 47 (35.07%) GCP
3 40 (29.85%) Azure
4 12 (8.96%) GitHub
5 10 (7.46%) Serverless
6 5 (3.73%) Datadog
7 4 (2.99%) Logic Apps
7 4 (2.99%) OpenShift
8 3 (2.24%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (2.24%) IaaS
9 2 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.49%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (1.49%) Amazon EKS
9 2 (1.49%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.49%) G Suite
9 2 (1.49%) Google App Engine
9 2 (1.49%) iTunes
9 2 (1.49%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.97%) Firewall
2 5 (3.73%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (2.24%) DNS
3 3 (2.24%) Internet
3 3 (2.24%) SNMP
3 3 (2.24%) VLAN
4 1 (0.75%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.75%) DHCP
4 1 (0.75%) DSL
4 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.75%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.75%) LAN
4 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.75%) VoIP
4 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.94%) NoSQL
2 12 (8.96%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (5.97%) Big Data
4 7 (5.22%) Blockchain
4 7 (5.22%) MySQL
4 7 (5.22%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.48%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (3.73%) Redis
7 3 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.24%) BigQuery
7 3 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.24%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.24%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.49%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.49%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (1.49%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.49%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.49%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 19 (14.18%) Git (software)
1 19 (14.18%) Jenkins
2 14 (10.45%) JIRA
3 13 (9.70%) CircleCI
4 6 (4.48%) GitLab
5 3 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.24%) Maven
5 3 (2.24%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.49%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.49%) Gradle
6 2 (1.49%) JUnit
6 2 (1.49%) Liquibase
6 2 (1.49%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.75%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket Server
7 1 (0.75%) Gatling
7 1 (0.75%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.75%) Travis CI
General
1 31 (23.13%) Finance
2 16 (11.94%) Banking
3 6 (4.48%) French Language
4 5 (3.73%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.24%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.24%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.24%) Publishing
6 2 (1.49%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.75%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.75%) Games
7 1 (0.75%) German Language
7 1 (0.75%) Hebrew Language
7 1 (0.75%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Retail
7 1 (0.75%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (38.06%) Developer
2 18 (13.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (9.70%) Python Developer
4 10 (7.46%) Full Stack Developer
4 10 (7.46%) Senior Developer
5 9 (6.72%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (6.72%) Python Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) Architect
7 6 (4.48%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (4.48%) Backend Developer
7 6 (4.48%) C++ Developer
7 6 (4.48%) Head of Engineering
7 6 (4.48%) Platform Engineer
7 6 (4.48%) React Developer
7 6 (4.48%) Site Engineer
7 6 (4.48%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 5 (3.73%) Senior Backend Developer
8 5 (3.73%) Senior DevOps
8 5 (3.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.73%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.15%) React
2 23 (17.16%) Node.js
3 20 (14.93%) REST
4 15 (11.19%) CSS
4 15 (11.19%) HTML
4 15 (11.19%) Kafka
5 12 (8.96%) GraphQL
6 7 (5.22%) Web Services
7 6 (4.48%) .NET
7 6 (4.48%) CSS3
7 6 (4.48%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (4.48%) HTML5
7 6 (4.48%) RESTful
8 5 (3.73%) Flask
8 5 (3.73%) SQLAlchemy
9 4 (2.99%) JSON
9 4 (2.99%) Spring Boot
9 4 (2.99%) Swagger
9 4 (2.99%) Vue.js
10 3 (2.24%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.19%) Cloud Native
2 6 (4.48%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.73%) User Experience
4 4 (2.99%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.24%) Blog
5 3 (2.24%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.49%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.49%) Bitcoin
6 2 (1.49%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.49%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.49%) PKI
6 2 (1.49%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.66%) Linux
2 12 (8.96%) Windows
3 7 (5.22%) CentOS
4 4 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.24%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.24%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (1.49%) Android
6 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.49%) Fedora
7 1 (0.75%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (34.33%) DevOps
2 38 (28.36%) Microservices
3 29 (21.64%) Software Engineering
4 23 (17.16%) Infrastructure as Code
5 20 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (8.96%) Analytics
6 12 (8.96%) Computer Science
6 12 (8.96%) Mentoring
6 12 (8.96%) OO
7 11 (8.21%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (8.21%) TDD
7 11 (8.21%) Technical Debt
8 10 (7.46%) Fintech
9 9 (6.72%) BDD
9 9 (6.72%) Configuration Management
9 9 (6.72%) Data Engineering
9 9 (6.72%) Data Science
9 9 (6.72%) SDLC
9 9 (6.72%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 92 (68.66%) Python
2 54 (40.30%) Java
3 45 (33.58%) JavaScript
4 23 (17.16%) SQL
5 21 (15.67%) Ruby
6 17 (12.69%) TypeScript
7 15 (11.19%) C#
7 15 (11.19%) Scala
8 14 (10.45%) C++
9 13 (9.70%) Bash Shell
10 9 (6.72%) PowerShell
11 8 (5.97%) Groovy
12 4 (2.99%) C
13 3 (2.24%) Kotlin
13 3 (2.24%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.49%) Erlang
14 2 (1.49%) R
15 1 (0.75%) ES6
15 1 (0.75%) Perl
15 1 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (4.48%) Degree
1 6 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.24%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.24%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (1.49%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) PSD2
2 2 (1.49%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (23.13%) Docker
2 7 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.99%) vSphere
4 2 (1.49%) zsh
5 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.75%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 54 (40.30%) Terraform
2 48 (35.82%) Kubernetes
3 29 (21.64%) Ansible
4 13 (9.70%) Puppet
5 10 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (5.22%) Packer
6 7 (5.22%) Prometheus
7 6 (4.48%) Grafana
8 4 (2.99%) Salt
9 3 (2.24%) Mesos
9 3 (2.24%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.49%) Istio
10 2 (1.49%) Kibana
11 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.75%) logstash
11 1 (0.75%) Rancher
11 1 (0.75%) SELinux
Vendors
1 23 (17.16%) Google
2 10 (7.46%) Splunk
3 8 (5.97%) Tableau
4 7 (5.22%) VMware
5 5 (3.73%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.73%) MuleSoft
5 5 (3.73%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.99%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.99%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.24%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.24%) Dell
7 3 (2.24%) EMC
7 3 (2.24%) SaltStack
7 3 (2.24%) SAP
8 2 (1.49%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.49%) StreamSets
9 1 (0.75%) Cadence
9 1 (0.75%) Confluent
9 1 (0.75%) IBM
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle