Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 201 227 298
Rank change year-on-year +26 +71 +51
Contract jobs citing Go 476 567 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.33% 1.22% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.82% 2.43% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 392 336
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.96%
10th Percentile £463 £450 £425
90th Percentile £700 £700 £638
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
London median hourly rate £35.00 - £30.00
England median hourly rate £40.25 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +78.89% -50.00% +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 16,884 23,327 22,736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.20% 50.39% 48.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,701 17,764 17,223
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £350
90th Percentile £698 £675 £663
England median daily rate £488 £475 £451
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.32% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 116 156
London median hourly rate £45.50 £36.80 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.66% +4.38% -0.63%
10th Percentile £19.18 £18.25 £17.63
90th Percentile £67.00 £60.85 £52.25
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%

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 16 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Go in London

Go
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Go in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Go in London

Go
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Go in London over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Contractor hourly 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 16 November 2019. 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 +24 128 £575 -4.17% 79
South London +30 15 £425 -29.14% 9
East London +32 7 £563 +2.27% 9
West London -8 7 £340 -38.18% 30
North London - 1 £603 - 5
Go
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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.

1 318 (66.81%) Python
2 214 (44.96%) AWS
3 209 (43.91%) Kubernetes
4 198 (41.60%) DevOps
5 192 (40.34%) Java
6 189 (39.71%) Docker
7 162 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
8 161 (33.82%) Terraform
9 151 (31.72%) Ruby
10 146 (30.67%) GCP
11 126 (26.47%) Microservices
11 126 (26.47%) Linux
12 119 (25.00%) Ansible
13 111 (23.32%) JavaScript
14 102 (21.43%) Node.js
15 92 (19.33%) Azure
15 92 (19.33%) Google
16 80 (16.81%) Jenkins
17 75 (15.76%) TDD
18 73 (15.34%) Puppet
19 69 (14.50%) Software Engineering
20 66 (13.87%) Infrastructure as Code
21 63 (13.24%) Finance
22 62 (13.03%) Scala
23 61 (12.82%) Bash Shell
23 61 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
24 59 (12.39%) Git (software)
25 56 (11.76%) MongoDB
26 52 (10.92%) Opscode Chef
27 51 (10.71%) Kafka

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 33 (6.93%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (5.46%) Apache Spark
3 18 (3.78%) Apache
4 11 (2.31%) nginx
4 11 (2.31%) OpenStack
5 8 (1.68%) Mattermost
6 7 (1.47%) Apache Airflow
7 6 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (1.26%) Ethereum
8 4 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.84%) Anypoint
8 4 (0.84%) JBoss
8 4 (0.84%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.84%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.63%) Confluence
9 3 (0.63%) IIS
9 3 (0.63%) Luigi
9 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.42%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.21%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.21%) Quorum
3 1 (0.21%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 214 (44.96%) AWS
2 146 (30.67%) GCP
3 92 (19.33%) Azure
4 39 (8.19%) Serverless
5 30 (6.30%) GitHub
6 29 (6.09%) AWS CloudFormation
7 28 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
8 25 (5.25%) PaaS
9 20 (4.20%) OpenShift
9 20 (4.20%) SaaS
10 18 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (3.36%) Amazon ECS
12 14 (2.94%) Amazon EKS
12 14 (2.94%) Amazon Kinesis
13 13 (2.73%) Heroku
14 12 (2.52%) Amazon S3
15 11 (2.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 9 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
17 8 (1.68%) IaaS
18 7 (1.47%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.99%) Firewall
2 15 (3.15%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.52%) HTTP
4 10 (2.10%) DNS
4 10 (2.10%) Internet
5 9 (1.89%) SSL
6 2 (0.42%) AMQP
6 2 (0.42%) DHCP
6 2 (0.42%) IPv4
6 2 (0.42%) IPv6
6 2 (0.42%) SMTP
6 2 (0.42%) VLAN
6 2 (0.42%) VPN
7 1 (0.21%) Broadband
7 1 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.21%) Network Security
7 1 (0.21%) RTP
7 1 (0.21%) RTSP
7 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 41 (8.61%) PostgreSQL
3 39 (8.19%) MySQL
4 29 (6.09%) Big Data
5 26 (5.46%) NoSQL
6 23 (4.83%) Hadoop
7 18 (3.78%) Blockchain
8 16 (3.36%) Apache Hive
9 14 (2.94%) Relational Database
10 13 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (2.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 11 (2.31%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (2.31%) Neo4j
11 11 (2.31%) Redis
12 10 (2.10%) Amazon Redshift
13 9 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.68%) Data Lake
14 8 (1.68%) Impala
15 7 (1.47%) BigQuery
16 6 (1.26%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 80 (16.81%) Jenkins
2 59 (12.39%) Git (software)
3 28 (5.88%) CircleCI
4 18 (3.78%) JIRA
5 11 (2.31%) GitLab
6 10 (2.10%) Artifactory
6 10 (2.10%) Bitbucket
6 10 (2.10%) Selenium
7 9 (1.89%) Bitbucket Server
8 8 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (1.68%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (1.47%) JUnit
10 6 (1.26%) Mocha
10 6 (1.26%) Travis CI
11 5 (1.05%) EasyMock
12 4 (0.84%) Gatling
12 4 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.63%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.63%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.42%) Maven
General
1 63 (13.24%) Finance
2 29 (6.09%) Banking
3 24 (5.04%) Public Sector
3 24 (5.04%) Retail
4 11 (2.31%) Legal
5 7 (1.47%) Advertising
6 5 (1.05%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.05%) Marketing
7 4 (0.84%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.84%) Games
7 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.63%) Law
9 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.21%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.21%) Billing
10 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 182 (38.24%) Developer
2 101 (21.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 37 (7.77%) AWS Engineer
4 34 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 31 (6.51%) Python Engineer
6 29 (6.09%) Python Developer
7 27 (5.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 27 (5.67%) React Developer
8 26 (5.46%) Full Stack Developer
9 25 (5.25%) Senior Developer
9 25 (5.25%) Software Engineer
10 24 (5.04%) AWS DevOps
10 24 (5.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 18 (3.78%) Data Engineer
12 17 (3.57%) Java Developer
13 16 (3.36%) Architect
13 16 (3.36%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 15 (3.15%) Ruby Developer
15 14 (2.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 14 (2.94%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (21.43%) Node.js
2 51 (10.71%) Kafka
3 43 (9.03%) React
4 38 (7.98%) Web Services
5 32 (6.72%) REST
6 30 (6.30%) Redux
7 22 (4.62%) .NET
7 22 (4.62%) GraphQL
8 20 (4.20%) React Native
9 19 (3.99%) Flask
9 19 (3.99%) RESTful
10 18 (3.78%) AngularJS
10 18 (3.78%) gRPC
11 17 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
12 16 (3.36%) CSS
12 16 (3.36%) HTML
12 16 (3.36%) Ruby on Rails
13 14 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
14 13 (2.73%) Django
14 13 (2.73%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 18 (3.78%) Greenfield Project
1 18 (3.78%) Public Cloud
2 14 (2.94%) Data Structures
2 14 (2.94%) User Experience
3 13 (2.73%) Mobile App
4 11 (2.31%) Cloud Native
5 10 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.47%) Replication
7 6 (1.26%) Video\Live Streaming
8 5 (1.05%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.84%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.63%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.42%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.42%) Blog
11 2 (0.42%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.42%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 126 (26.47%) Linux
2 34 (7.14%) Unix
3 21 (4.41%) Windows
4 15 (3.15%) Mac OS
4 15 (3.15%) Ubuntu
5 14 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (2.73%) Android
7 10 (2.10%) CentOS
8 8 (1.68%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (1.47%) CoreOS
9 7 (1.47%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.21%) Debian
11 1 (0.21%) Fedora
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (41.60%) DevOps
2 162 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (26.47%) Microservices
4 75 (15.76%) TDD
5 69 (14.50%) Software Engineering
6 66 (13.87%) Infrastructure as Code
7 61 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (8.82%) Configuration Management
9 35 (7.35%) Machine Learning
10 33 (6.93%) Continuous Delivery
11 32 (6.72%) Migration
12 31 (6.51%) Test Automation
13 29 (6.09%) Data Science
14 27 (5.67%) Open Source
14 27 (5.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 26 (5.46%) BDD
16 25 (5.25%) Fintech
17 24 (5.04%) High Availability
18 23 (4.83%) Analytics
18 23 (4.83%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 318 (66.81%) Python
2 192 (40.34%) Java
3 151 (31.72%) Ruby
4 111 (23.32%) JavaScript
5 62 (13.03%) Scala
6 61 (12.82%) Bash Shell
7 49 (10.29%) SQL
8 35 (7.35%) C#
9 31 (6.51%) C++
10 24 (5.04%) Clojure
11 19 (3.99%) Groovy
12 18 (3.78%) C
12 18 (3.78%) Kotlin
13 15 (3.15%) TypeScript
14 13 (2.73%) Elixir
14 13 (2.73%) ES6
14 13 (2.73%) Perl
15 11 (2.31%) PHP
15 11 (2.31%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (7.77%) Security Cleared
2 22 (4.62%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.41%) Degree
4 11 (2.31%) AWS Certification
5 10 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (2.10%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.89%) MCSA
6 9 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (1.26%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.84%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.63%) CISM
9 3 (0.63%) CISSP
10 2 (0.42%) CISA
10 2 (0.42%) CSSLP
11 1 (0.21%) GCIA
11 1 (0.21%) GCIH
11 1 (0.21%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.89%) PCI DSS
1 9 (1.89%) QA
2 6 (1.26%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.84%) SLA
4 2 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 189 (39.71%) Docker
2 9 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.68%) HDFS
4 3 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.63%) KVM
4 3 (0.63%) oVirt
5 2 (0.42%) NFS
5 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.21%) etcd
6 1 (0.21%) Varnish
6 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 209 (43.91%) Kubernetes
2 161 (33.82%) Terraform
3 119 (25.00%) Ansible
4 73 (15.34%) Puppet
5 52 (10.92%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (3.36%) Salt
7 14 (2.94%) Prometheus
8 12 (2.52%) Kibana
9 11 (2.31%) logstash
10 8 (1.68%) Grafana
11 6 (1.26%) Docker Swarm
11 6 (1.26%) Hadoop YARN
11 6 (1.26%) Rancher
12 4 (0.84%) Graphite
12 4 (0.84%) Packer
13 3 (0.63%) Consul
13 3 (0.63%) Juju
13 3 (0.63%) Nagios
13 3 (0.63%) Pingdom
13 3 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 92 (19.33%) Google
2 22 (4.62%) Red Hat
3 19 (3.99%) New Relic
4 18 (3.78%) VMware
5 9 (1.89%) MuleSoft
6 8 (1.68%) Veracode
7 7 (1.47%) Databricks
7 7 (1.47%) Lets Encrypt
7 7 (1.47%) SaltStack
8 6 (1.26%) EMC
8 6 (1.26%) NetApp
9 5 (1.05%) Cisco
9 5 (1.05%) Dell
9 5 (1.05%) Oracle
9 5 (1.05%) PagerDuty
9 5 (1.05%) Splunk
10 4 (0.84%) Confluent
10 4 (0.84%) Facebook
10 4 (0.84%) hybris
10 4 (0.84%) Twitter