Period
to 8 March 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 8 March 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
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 169 205 240
Rank change year-on-year +36 +35 +50
Contract jobs citing Go 299 338 496
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.50% 1.24% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.08% 2.61% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 237 364
Median daily rate £550 £560 £553
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +1.36% +5.24%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £436
90th Percentile £688 £704 £700
England median daily rate £525 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +8.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £70.00
England median hourly rate £60.00 £48.50 £57.50
% change year-on-year +23.71% -15.65% +27.78%

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 9,722 12,949 21,178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.67% 47.55% 48.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,181 9,720 16,172
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £353 £369 £363
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
England median daily rate £495 £493 £484
% change year-on-year +0.51% +1.76% +1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 94 97
Median hourly rate £41.32 £47.83 £36.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.61% +30.43% +22.74%
10th Percentile £21.54 £18.72 £18.70
90th Percentile £68.36 £64.96 £53.75
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +6.25%

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 8 March 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 8 March 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 +30 48 £550 -6.38% 95
West London +33 6 £363 -19.44% 49
Go
England

For the 6 months to 8 March 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.

1 154 (51.51%) Python
2 143 (47.83%) Kubernetes
3 138 (46.15%) AWS
4 117 (39.13%) Azure
5 102 (34.11%) Microservices
6 99 (33.11%) Docker
7 97 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
8 93 (31.10%) DevOps
9 83 (27.76%) Terraform
9 83 (27.76%) Software Engineering
10 79 (26.42%) JavaScript
11 78 (26.09%) Java
11 78 (26.09%) Ruby
12 71 (23.75%) Cloud Native
13 63 (21.07%) Node.js
14 59 (19.73%) SQL
15 58 (19.40%) GCP
16 57 (19.06%) MongoDB
17 51 (17.06%) C++
17 51 (17.06%) Serverless
18 48 (16.05%) Linux
18 48 (16.05%) React
19 47 (15.72%) C#
20 42 (14.05%) Scala
20 42 (14.05%) Ansible
21 40 (13.38%) REST
22 38 (12.71%) Azure SQL Database
22 38 (12.71%) AWS Lambda
23 37 (12.37%) Oracle
24 36 (12.04%) SDLC

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 32 (10.70%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.01%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (2.01%) Confluence
4 4 (1.34%) Mule
4 4 (1.34%) nginx
5 3 (1.00%) Apache
5 3 (1.00%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (1.00%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.67%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.67%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.33%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.33%) CMS
7 1 (0.33%) IIS
7 1 (0.33%) JBoss
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Maximo
1 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 138 (46.15%) AWS
2 117 (39.13%) Azure
3 58 (19.40%) GCP
4 51 (17.06%) Serverless
5 38 (12.71%) AWS Lambda
6 34 (11.37%) Logic Apps
7 33 (11.04%) Azure Functions
8 18 (6.02%) GitHub
9 11 (3.68%) Amazon ECS
9 11 (3.68%) IaaS
10 9 (3.01%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (2.68%) Amazon EKS
11 8 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (2.68%) Datadog
12 5 (1.67%) OpenShift
12 5 (1.67%) PaaS
13 4 (1.34%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (1.34%) Apigee
13 4 (1.34%) npm
13 4 (1.34%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.34%) Firewall
2 5 (1.67%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.34%) DNS
3 4 (1.34%) Network Security
4 3 (1.00%) DHCP
4 3 (1.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (1.00%) SNMP
4 3 (1.00%) VLAN
5 2 (0.67%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.67%) SSH
5 2 (0.67%) SSL
5 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.33%) DECT
6 1 (0.33%) DSL
6 1 (0.33%) Internet
6 1 (0.33%) VPN
6 1 (0.33%) Wireless
6 1 (0.33%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (19.06%) MongoDB
2 38 (12.71%) Azure SQL Database
3 25 (8.36%) MySQL
4 20 (6.69%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (4.68%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.68%) Relational Database
7 10 (3.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 10 (3.34%) BigQuery
8 8 (2.68%) Blockchain
9 7 (2.34%) SQL Server
10 6 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (2.01%) Big Data
10 6 (2.01%) Bigtable
10 6 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.67%) Cosmos DB
11 5 (1.67%) Redis
12 4 (1.34%) Tableau
13 3 (1.00%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.00%) Looker
13 3 (1.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (11.37%) Jenkins
2 33 (11.04%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.02%) GitLab
3 15 (5.02%) JIRA
4 9 (3.01%) CircleCI
5 8 (2.68%) SonarQube
6 7 (2.34%) Maven
7 5 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.67%) IntelliJ
8 4 (1.34%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.34%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.34%) Gatling
8 4 (1.34%) Gerrit
8 4 (1.34%) Gradle
8 4 (1.34%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.00%) IBM UrbanCode
9 3 (1.00%) JMeter
9 3 (1.00%) PyCharm
9 3 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (1.00%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 29 (9.70%) Finance
2 21 (7.02%) Banking
3 9 (3.01%) Retail
4 8 (2.68%) Front Office
4 8 (2.68%) Law
5 5 (1.67%) Advertising
6 4 (1.34%) Publishing
6 4 (1.34%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.00%) Automotive
8 2 (0.67%) Electronics
8 2 (0.67%) Marketing
8 2 (0.67%) Military
8 2 (0.67%) Police
8 2 (0.67%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) German Language
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 149 (49.83%) Developer
2 36 (12.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (9.03%) Python Developer
4 24 (8.03%) Senior Developer
4 24 (8.03%) Software Engineer
5 23 (7.69%) Azure Developer
6 19 (6.35%) Full Stack Developer
7 18 (6.02%) Cloud Engineer
8 15 (5.02%) React Developer
8 15 (5.02%) Senior Python Developer
9 13 (4.35%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 12 (4.01%) Cloud Developer
11 11 (3.68%) Java Developer
12 10 (3.34%) AWS Engineer
12 10 (3.34%) Azure Engineer
12 10 (3.34%) Energy Trading Developer
12 10 (3.34%) Site Engineer
13 9 (3.01%) .NET Developer
13 9 (3.01%) Cloud Native Developer
13 9 (3.01%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (21.07%) Node.js
2 48 (16.05%) React
3 40 (13.38%) REST
4 36 (12.04%) Kafka
5 35 (11.71%) GraphQL
6 30 (10.03%) gRPC
7 23 (7.69%) .NET
8 19 (6.35%) Ruby on Rails
9 18 (6.02%) RESTful
10 17 (5.69%) .NET Core
11 16 (5.35%) Web Services
12 14 (4.68%) CSS
13 13 (4.35%) HTML
13 13 (4.35%) HTML5
13 13 (4.35%) Swagger
14 10 (3.34%) Spring
15 9 (3.01%) Redux
16 8 (2.68%) AngularJS
16 8 (2.68%) Elastic Stack
17 7 (2.34%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 71 (23.75%) Cloud Native
2 19 (6.35%) User Experience
3 12 (4.01%) Public Cloud
4 9 (3.01%) Algorithms
4 9 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.34%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.67%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.34%) Blog
9 3 (1.00%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.00%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.00%) Equities
9 3 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.00%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.67%) Clustering
10 2 (0.67%) Derivative
10 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 48 (16.05%) Linux
2 17 (5.69%) Windows
3 11 (3.68%) Unix
4 8 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.34%) Android
5 7 (2.34%) CentOS
6 3 (1.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (0.67%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.33%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.33%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (34.11%) Microservices
2 97 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (31.10%) DevOps
4 83 (27.76%) Software Engineering
5 36 (12.04%) SDLC
6 33 (11.04%) Data Development
6 33 (11.04%) Data Engineering
7 31 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (10.03%) Infrastructure as Code
8 30 (10.03%) TDD
8 30 (10.03%) Test Automation
9 29 (9.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 26 (8.70%) Configuration Management
11 25 (8.36%) Open Source
12 20 (6.69%) Continuous Delivery
13 19 (6.35%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 17 (5.69%) BDD
15 16 (5.35%) Analytics
16 15 (5.02%) API Development
17 14 (4.68%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 154 (51.51%) Python
2 79 (26.42%) JavaScript
3 78 (26.09%) Java
3 78 (26.09%) Ruby
4 59 (19.73%) SQL
5 51 (17.06%) C++
6 47 (15.72%) C#
7 42 (14.05%) Scala
8 34 (11.37%) PL/SQL
9 33 (11.04%) Bash Shell
9 33 (11.04%) T-SQL
10 30 (10.03%) TypeScript
11 18 (6.02%) PowerShell
12 12 (4.01%) Rust
13 7 (2.34%) Java 8
13 7 (2.34%) PHP
14 6 (2.01%) Kotlin
15 5 (1.67%) Ada
15 5 (1.67%) Groovy
16 4 (1.34%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (7.36%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.69%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.34%) Degree
4 6 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.34%) CCNA
5 4 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.00%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.00%) QA
1 3 (1.00%) WCAG
2 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 99 (33.11%) Docker
2 9 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.01%) vSphere
4 5 (1.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.67%) NFS
7 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 143 (47.83%) Kubernetes
2 83 (27.76%) Terraform
3 42 (14.05%) Ansible
4 26 (8.70%) Puppet
5 23 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (5.69%) Prometheus
7 14 (4.68%) Grafana
8 7 (2.34%) Istio
9 6 (2.01%) Nagios
9 6 (2.01%) Packer
9 6 (2.01%) Salt
10 4 (1.34%) Consul
10 4 (1.34%) HP SIM
10 4 (1.34%) Icinga
10 4 (1.34%) Opsview
10 4 (1.34%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 3 (1.00%) HAProxy
11 3 (1.00%) Knative
11 3 (1.00%) vRealize
11 3 (1.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (12.37%) Oracle
2 33 (11.04%) MuleSoft
3 31 (10.37%) Google
4 17 (5.69%) VMware
5 7 (2.34%) EMC
6 6 (2.01%) Dynatrace
6 6 (2.01%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.01%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.01%) Splunk
7 5 (1.67%) AppDynamics
7 5 (1.67%) MEDITECH
8 4 (1.34%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.34%) Confluent
8 4 (1.34%) HP
8 4 (1.34%) NetApp
9 3 (1.00%) Black Duck
9 3 (1.00%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.00%) Dell
9 3 (1.00%) IBM
10 2 (0.67%) Veracode