Period
to 14 June 2021

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 June 2021 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 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 196 233 233
Rank change year-on-year +37 0 +20
Contract jobs citing Go 362 192 473
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.41% 1.06% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.98% 2.16% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 114 374
10th Percentile £425 £413 £433
25th Percentile £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £575 £550
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £625 £663 £630
90th Percentile £700 £734 £707
England median daily rate £525 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £52.50
England median hourly rate - - £52.50

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 12,168 8,870 19,019
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.55% 49.00% 47.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,096 6,625 14,482
10th Percentile £375 £363 £363
25th Percentile £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £650 £625 £613
90th Percentile £715 £713 £688
England median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 71 107
10th Percentile £20.33 £21.50 £18.14
25th Percentile £31.19 £26.87 £21.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £36.67
Median % change year-on-year -5.92% +30.43% -13.24%
75th Percentile £62.50 £60.50 £52.25
90th Percentile £68.36 £64.88 £54.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £44.50
% change year-on-year -1.73% -2.81% +8.54%

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 14 June 2021.

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 14 June 2021. 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 -5 41 £575 +4.55% 80
West London +9 8 £550 +22.22% 60
South London +26 2 £500 -1.23% 3
Go
England

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, 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.

1 217 (59.94%) Python
2 202 (55.80%) Kubernetes
3 172 (47.51%) AWS
4 146 (40.33%) Docker
5 136 (37.57%) Azure
6 129 (35.64%) DevOps
7 128 (35.36%) Microservices
7 128 (35.36%) Java
8 113 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
9 108 (29.83%) Terraform
10 103 (28.45%) Software Engineering
11 84 (23.20%) Cloud Native
12 83 (22.93%) SQL
13 80 (22.10%) Ruby
14 77 (21.27%) C++
15 72 (19.89%) GCP
16 68 (18.78%) JavaScript
17 64 (17.68%) Ansible
18 62 (17.13%) Linux
18 62 (17.13%) Git (software)
19 60 (16.57%) Serverless
20 59 (16.30%) Node.js
21 57 (15.75%) C#
22 53 (14.64%) Social Skills
23 52 (14.36%) Jenkins
24 51 (14.09%) Infrastructure as Code
25 50 (13.81%) Oracle
26 48 (13.26%) AWS Lambda
27 47 (12.98%) Bash Shell
28 46 (12.71%) Azure SQL Database

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 38 (10.50%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (3.87%) Apache Spark
3 13 (3.59%) Confluence
4 9 (2.49%) nginx
5 7 (1.93%) Mule
6 4 (1.10%) Apache
6 4 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.83%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.28%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.28%) IIS
8 1 (0.28%) JBoss
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Maximo
1 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.28%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 172 (47.51%) AWS
2 136 (37.57%) Azure
3 72 (19.89%) GCP
4 60 (16.57%) Serverless
5 48 (13.26%) AWS Lambda
6 46 (12.71%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 39 (10.77%) Azure Functions
7 39 (10.77%) Azure Logic Apps
7 39 (10.77%) Azure Storage
8 22 (6.08%) GitHub
9 18 (4.97%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (4.14%) IaaS
11 13 (3.59%) PaaS
12 12 (3.31%) OpenShift
13 10 (2.76%) Amazon S3
13 10 (2.76%) Amazon SQS
14 9 (2.49%) Amazon ECS
14 9 (2.49%) Amazon EKS
15 8 (2.21%) Datadog
15 8 (2.21%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.21%) DNS
1 8 (2.21%) Firewall
2 7 (1.93%) VPN
3 6 (1.66%) Network Security
4 5 (1.38%) Wireless
5 4 (1.10%) Bluetooth
5 4 (1.10%) IPv4
5 4 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.10%) ZigBee
6 2 (0.55%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.55%) DHCP
6 2 (0.55%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.55%) HTTP
6 2 (0.55%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.55%) Internet
6 2 (0.55%) IPsec
6 2 (0.55%) IPv6
6 2 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.55%) VLAN
6 2 (0.55%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (12.71%) Azure SQL Database
2 45 (12.43%) MongoDB
3 34 (9.39%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (4.97%) NoSQL
4 18 (4.97%) Relational Database
5 16 (4.42%) Big Data
6 15 (4.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 15 (4.14%) MySQL
7 14 (3.87%) BigQuery
8 13 (3.59%) Hadoop
9 10 (2.76%) Blockchain
9 10 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (2.49%) Looker
11 8 (2.21%) Amazon Redshift
11 8 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (2.21%) SQL Server
11 8 (2.21%) Tableau
12 5 (1.38%) Amazon Aurora
12 5 (1.38%) Bigtable
13 4 (1.10%) Redis
Development Applications
1 62 (17.13%) Git (software)
2 52 (14.36%) Jenkins
3 31 (8.56%) JIRA
4 17 (4.70%) Maven
5 12 (3.31%) CircleCI
5 12 (3.31%) GitLab
6 10 (2.76%) SonarQube
7 9 (2.49%) IntelliJ
8 8 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (1.93%) Artifactory
9 7 (1.93%) Gradle
10 6 (1.66%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.66%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.10%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.10%) Spinnaker
11 4 (1.10%) TestRail
11 4 (1.10%) Travis CI
12 3 (0.83%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.83%) PyCharm
12 3 (0.83%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 53 (14.64%) Social Skills
2 44 (12.15%) Finance
3 31 (8.56%) Retail
4 18 (4.97%) Banking
5 11 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.76%) Public Sector
7 9 (2.49%) Law
7 9 (2.49%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (1.10%) Games
8 4 (1.10%) Influencing Skills
9 3 (0.83%) Front Office
9 3 (0.83%) Military
10 2 (0.55%) Automotive
10 2 (0.55%) Electronics
10 2 (0.55%) Marketing
10 2 (0.55%) Police
10 2 (0.55%) Publishing
11 1 (0.28%) German Language
11 1 (0.28%) Legal
11 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 149 (41.16%) Developer
2 52 (14.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 29 (8.01%) Software Engineer
4 26 (7.18%) Senior Developer
5 24 (6.63%) Azure Developer
5 24 (6.63%) Python Developer
6 20 (5.52%) AWS Engineer
6 20 (5.52%) Data Engineer
6 20 (5.52%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 17 (4.70%) React Developer
7 17 (4.70%) Site Engineer
8 15 (4.14%) .NET Developer
8 15 (4.14%) Java Developer
9 14 (3.87%) AWS DevOps
9 14 (3.87%) Platform Engineer
10 13 (3.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 13 (3.59%) Energy Trading Developer
11 12 (3.31%) Azure Engineer
11 12 (3.31%) Cloud Engineer
11 12 (3.31%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (16.30%) Node.js
2 44 (12.15%) REST
3 38 (10.50%) .NET
4 31 (8.56%) gRPC
5 28 (7.73%) Kafka
6 26 (7.18%) .NET Core
6 26 (7.18%) React
7 23 (6.35%) RESTful
8 16 (4.42%) GraphQL
8 16 (4.42%) HTML
8 16 (4.42%) Web Services
9 15 (4.14%) CSS
9 15 (4.14%) React Native
10 13 (3.59%) Spring
11 12 (3.31%) Swagger
12 11 (3.04%) Velocity
13 9 (2.49%) AngularJS
13 9 (2.49%) HTML5
14 8 (2.21%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (2.21%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 84 (23.20%) Cloud Native
2 26 (7.18%) Algorithms
3 18 (4.97%) Public Cloud
4 15 (4.14%) Data Structures
5 8 (2.21%) User Experience
6 7 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.66%) Derivative
7 6 (1.66%) Fixed Income
7 6 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.83%) Bitcoin
9 3 (0.83%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.83%) Device Driver
9 3 (0.83%) EPoS
9 3 (0.83%) Equities
9 3 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.83%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.83%) Renewable Energy
9 3 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (17.13%) Linux
2 25 (6.91%) Windows
3 9 (2.49%) Unix
4 6 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.38%) CentOS
6 4 (1.10%) Android
6 4 (1.10%) CoreOS
6 4 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.28%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (35.64%) DevOps
2 128 (35.36%) Microservices
3 113 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (28.45%) Software Engineering
5 51 (14.09%) Infrastructure as Code
6 42 (11.60%) SDLC
7 41 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (11.05%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 39 (10.77%) Data Development
10 37 (10.22%) Data Engineering
10 37 (10.22%) Open Source
11 35 (9.67%) Configuration Management
11 35 (9.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 34 (9.39%) TDD
13 30 (8.29%) Test Automation
14 26 (7.18%) OOP
15 22 (6.08%) Analytics
16 21 (5.80%) BDD
16 21 (5.80%) OO
16 21 (5.80%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 217 (59.94%) Python
2 128 (35.36%) Java
3 83 (22.93%) SQL
4 80 (22.10%) Ruby
5 77 (21.27%) C++
6 68 (18.78%) JavaScript
7 57 (15.75%) C#
8 47 (12.98%) Bash Shell
9 43 (11.88%) Scala
10 41 (11.33%) PL/SQL
11 39 (10.77%) T-SQL
12 32 (8.84%) TypeScript
13 23 (6.35%) PowerShell
14 18 (4.97%) Rust
15 15 (4.14%) PHP
16 13 (3.59%) C
17 12 (3.31%) Groovy
18 11 (3.04%) Kotlin
19 9 (2.49%) Java 8
19 9 (2.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 16 (4.42%) Degree
3 15 (4.14%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.87%) AWS Certification
5 7 (1.93%) CCNA
5 7 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.66%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.83%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.28%) CISSP
8 1 (0.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.38%) Accessibility
2 4 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.83%) WCAG
4 2 (0.55%) QA
4 2 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 146 (40.33%) Docker
2 8 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.10%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.10%) HDFS
4 4 (1.10%) iptables
5 3 (0.83%) Squid
5 3 (0.83%) vSphere
6 2 (0.55%) KVM
6 2 (0.55%) Xen
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 202 (55.80%) Kubernetes
2 108 (29.83%) Terraform
3 64 (17.68%) Ansible
4 34 (9.39%) Puppet
5 22 (6.08%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (4.42%) Istio
6 16 (4.42%) Prometheus
7 14 (3.87%) Grafana
8 6 (1.66%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 4 (1.10%) Consul
9 4 (1.10%) Knative
9 4 (1.10%) Packer
9 4 (1.10%) Salt
10 3 (0.83%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 3 (0.83%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.83%) Nagios
10 3 (0.83%) vRealize
11 2 (0.55%) Fortio
11 2 (0.55%) Kiali
11 2 (0.55%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 50 (13.81%) Oracle
2 44 (12.15%) Google
3 40 (11.05%) MuleSoft
4 13 (3.59%) VMware
5 7 (1.93%) Teradata
6 6 (1.66%) Microsoft
7 5 (1.38%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.38%) Confluent
7 5 (1.38%) Dynatrace
7 5 (1.38%) EMC
7 5 (1.38%) MEDITECH
7 5 (1.38%) NetApp
7 5 (1.38%) New Relic
7 5 (1.38%) Splunk
8 4 (1.10%) Cadence
8 4 (1.10%) Veracode
9 3 (0.83%) Dell
9 3 (0.83%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.83%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.55%) Black Duck