Period
to

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 25 June 2022 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
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 181 197 229
Rank change year-on-year +16 +32 +4
Contract jobs citing Go 583 375 186
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.50% 1.40% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.55% 2.95% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 266 113
10th Percentile £475 £425 £413
25th Percentile £525 £484 £469
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £700 £625 £650
90th Percentile £800 £701 £735
England median daily rate £600 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -

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 16,436 12,706 8,723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 42.26% 47.52% 49.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,633 9,483 6,505
10th Percentile £413 £380 £368
25th Percentile £500 £456 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £725 £650 £630
90th Percentile £800 £725 £713
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 72 70
10th Percentile £31.13 £20.55 £21.22
25th Percentile £35.00 £31.19 £28.06
Median hourly rate £50.00 £44.75 £47.83
Median % change year-on-year +11.73% -6.44% +29.27%
75th Percentile £67.50 £62.50 £60.75
90th Percentile £77.13 £68.36 £64.91
England median hourly rate £51.75 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +21.76% - -4.49%

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 25 June 2022.

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 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -2 69 £600 - 54
South London -2 17 £600 +20.00% 1
West London -13 6 £588 +6.82% 21
North London - 1 - - 1
Go
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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.

1 405 (69.47%) Python
2 327 (56.09%) AWS
3 300 (51.46%) DevOps
4 292 (50.09%) Kubernetes
5 257 (44.08%) Terraform
6 243 (41.68%) CI/CD
7 226 (38.77%) Docker
8 221 (37.91%) Java
9 191 (32.76%) Agile
10 187 (32.08%) Azure
11 168 (28.82%) Software Engineering
12 153 (26.24%) Linux
13 146 (25.04%) GCP
14 135 (23.16%) Finance
15 132 (22.64%) Ansible
16 128 (21.96%) JavaScript
17 123 (21.10%) Jenkins
18 122 (20.93%) Ruby
19 117 (20.07%) Git (software)
20 111 (19.04%) Microservices
21 91 (15.61%) Bash
22 84 (14.41%) Test Automation
23 81 (13.89%) Infrastructure as Code
24 79 (13.55%) SQL
25 78 (13.38%) Node.js
26 76 (13.04%) Serverless
27 70 (12.01%) Cloud Native
28 67 (11.49%) Kafka
28 67 (11.49%) AWS CloudFormation
29 66 (11.32%) Social Skills

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 39 (6.69%) Elasticsearch
2 38 (6.52%) nginx
3 35 (6.00%) Confluence
4 21 (3.60%) Apache
4 21 (3.60%) OpenStack
5 13 (2.23%) Apache Spark
6 12 (2.06%) Ethereum
6 12 (2.06%) Traefik
7 11 (1.89%) Mule
8 9 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (1.37%) Apache Airflow
9 8 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (1.20%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.03%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.69%) OpenZeppelin
12 4 (0.69%) Solana
13 2 (0.34%) Apache Pulsar
14 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Simulink
1 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Cloudability
1 2 (0.34%) Magento
1 2 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
1 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.34%) Shopify
2 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 327 (56.09%) AWS
2 187 (32.08%) Azure
3 146 (25.04%) GCP
4 76 (13.04%) Serverless
5 67 (11.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 64 (10.98%) GitHub
7 51 (8.75%) AWS Lambda
8 45 (7.72%) Amazon EC2
9 32 (5.49%) Amazon S3
10 31 (5.32%) GitHub Actions
11 29 (4.97%) OpenShift
12 28 (4.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 26 (4.46%) Azure AKS
14 22 (3.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 21 (3.60%) Datadog
16 20 (3.43%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 20 (3.43%) SaaS
17 19 (3.26%) PaaS
18 17 (2.92%) Amazon ECS
18 17 (2.92%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.15%) DNS
2 17 (2.92%) Internet
2 17 (2.92%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.57%) Firewall
4 14 (2.40%) IPv4
5 10 (1.72%) tcpdump
5 10 (1.72%) VPN
6 8 (1.37%) SSL
7 5 (0.86%) DHCP
7 5 (0.86%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.69%) Calico
8 4 (0.69%) HTTP
8 4 (0.69%) VLAN
9 3 (0.51%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.51%) VoIP
10 2 (0.34%) Broadband
10 2 (0.34%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.17%) SMS
11 1 (0.17%) SNMP
11 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
2 50 (8.58%) MongoDB
3 34 (5.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 33 (5.66%) NoSQL
5 30 (5.15%) Amazon RDS
6 24 (4.12%) MySQL
7 23 (3.95%) Relational Database
8 20 (3.43%) Redis
9 19 (3.26%) Azure SQL Database
10 16 (2.74%) Amazon Aurora
11 10 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
11 10 (1.72%) SQL Server
12 9 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.54%) BigQuery
12 9 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.37%) Flink
13 8 (1.37%) SAP HANA
14 7 (1.20%) Big Data
15 6 (1.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 123 (21.10%) Jenkins
2 117 (20.07%) Git (software)
3 64 (10.98%) GitLab
4 49 (8.40%) JIRA
5 32 (5.49%) CircleCI
6 20 (3.43%) Octopus Deploy
6 20 (3.43%) TeamCity
7 19 (3.26%) Artifactory
8 11 (1.89%) RSpec
9 9 (1.54%) Bitbucket
9 9 (1.54%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.37%) Maven
10 8 (1.37%) SonarQube
11 7 (1.20%) GoCD
12 6 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.03%) git-flow
13 5 (0.86%) JUnit
13 5 (0.86%) Vagrant
14 4 (0.69%) Subversion
15 3 (0.51%) Selenium
General
1 135 (23.16%) Finance
2 66 (11.32%) Social Skills
3 37 (6.35%) Banking
4 29 (4.97%) Public Sector
5 27 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (3.60%) Front Office
7 16 (2.74%) Telecoms
8 15 (2.57%) Games
8 15 (2.57%) Presentation Skills
9 12 (2.06%) Retail
10 10 (1.72%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.54%) Marketing
12 8 (1.37%) Electronics
13 6 (1.03%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.69%) Influencing Skills
15 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.34%) Advertising
16 2 (0.34%) Back Office
16 2 (0.34%) Legal
16 2 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 188 (32.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 171 (29.33%) Developer
3 56 (9.61%) AWS Engineer
4 47 (8.06%) Software Engineer
5 43 (7.38%) AWS DevOps
6 38 (6.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 32 (5.49%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 28 (4.80%) Cloud Engineer
8 28 (4.80%) Senior DevOps
9 23 (3.95%) Azure Engineer
9 23 (3.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 21 (3.60%) Architect
10 21 (3.60%) Senior Developer
11 20 (3.43%) Site Engineer
12 18 (3.09%) Lead DevOps
13 17 (2.92%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 16 (2.74%) AWS Developer
15 15 (2.57%) React Developer
16 13 (2.23%) Kubernetes Engineer
16 13 (2.23%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (13.38%) Node.js
2 67 (11.49%) Kafka
3 60 (10.29%) React
4 44 (7.55%) Elastic Stack
5 38 (6.52%) REST
6 27 (4.63%) GraphQL
7 23 (3.95%) .NET
8 21 (3.60%) Spring
9 20 (3.43%) RESTful
10 19 (3.26%) Flask
11 16 (2.74%) Django
12 15 (2.57%) HTML
13 14 (2.40%) CSS
13 14 (2.40%) Next.js
14 13 (2.23%) J2EE
15 12 (2.06%) cloud-init
15 12 (2.06%) Smart Contracts
16 11 (1.89%) FastAPI
17 10 (1.72%) AngularJS
17 10 (1.72%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.01%) Cloud Native
2 57 (9.78%) Public Cloud
3 37 (6.35%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (4.29%) Blockchain
5 19 (3.26%) Linux Command Line
6 17 (2.92%) Virtual Team
7 14 (2.40%) Algorithms
7 14 (2.40%) Clustering
7 14 (2.40%) PKI
7 14 (2.40%) Renewable Energy
8 12 (2.06%) Private Cloud
9 11 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (1.72%) Data Centre
10 10 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.72%) Legacy Systems
11 9 (1.54%) User Experience
12 8 (1.37%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.20%) IoT
14 6 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (1.03%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 153 (26.24%) Linux
2 46 (7.89%) Unix
3 37 (6.35%) Windows
4 30 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (3.43%) CentOS
6 18 (3.09%) Ubuntu
7 11 (1.89%) Android
8 7 (1.20%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.20%) VMS
9 6 (1.03%) Debian
10 4 (0.69%) Alpine Linux
11 3 (0.51%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.34%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.17%) Fedora
13 1 (0.17%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.17%) Solaris
13 1 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (51.46%) DevOps
2 243 (41.68%) CI/CD
3 191 (32.76%) Agile
4 168 (28.82%) Software Engineering
5 111 (19.04%) Microservices
6 84 (14.41%) Test Automation
7 81 (13.89%) Infrastructure as Code
8 53 (9.09%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 52 (8.92%) Configuration Management
9 52 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (7.55%) TDD
11 40 (6.86%) Full Stack Development
12 39 (6.69%) Problem-Solving
13 38 (6.52%) Deployment Automation
14 37 (6.35%) Open Source
15 35 (6.00%) Platform Engineering
16 34 (5.83%) Continuous Delivery
16 34 (5.83%) SDLC
17 31 (5.32%) Fintech
17 31 (5.32%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 405 (69.47%) Python
2 221 (37.91%) Java
3 128 (21.96%) JavaScript
4 122 (20.93%) Ruby
5 91 (15.61%) Bash
6 79 (13.55%) SQL
7 59 (10.12%) C#
8 57 (9.78%) PowerShell
9 55 (9.43%) C++
10 44 (7.55%) TypeScript
11 33 (5.66%) Rust
12 31 (5.32%) Scala
13 26 (4.46%) C
14 22 (3.77%) Perl
15 21 (3.60%) Shell Script
16 19 (3.26%) PHP
17 18 (3.09%) Kotlin
18 16 (2.74%) Groovy
19 15 (2.57%) T-SQL
20 14 (2.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 51 (8.75%) SC Cleared
3 24 (4.12%) Degree
4 12 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.86%) FFIEC
6 4 (0.69%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.69%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.34%) CCA
7 2 (0.34%) CEH
7 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.17%) CCNA
8 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.17%) CISSP
8 1 (0.17%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.17%) MCSE
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.17%) RHCE
8 1 (0.17%) SANS
8 1 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.57%) QA
2 12 (2.06%) NCSC
3 5 (0.86%) GLBA
3 5 (0.86%) NIST
3 5 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.69%) SLA
5 3 (0.51%) OASIS TOSCA
6 2 (0.34%) GDPR
7 1 (0.17%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 226 (38.77%) Docker
2 37 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.57%) vSphere
4 13 (2.23%) Ceph
4 13 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (1.54%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.86%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.69%) KVM
7 4 (0.69%) oVirt
7 4 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.34%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 1 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.17%) HDFS
10 1 (0.17%) LXC
10 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 292 (50.09%) Kubernetes
2 257 (44.08%) Terraform
3 132 (22.64%) Ansible
4 56 (9.61%) Puppet
5 55 (9.43%) Prometheus
6 51 (8.75%) Consul
7 46 (7.89%) Packer
8 31 (5.32%) Grafana
9 25 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
10 23 (3.95%) Istio
11 21 (3.60%) Docker Swarm
12 17 (2.92%) ZABBIX
13 14 (2.40%) HAProxy
14 12 (2.06%) Graphite
14 12 (2.06%) Kibana
14 12 (2.06%) linkerd
14 12 (2.06%) Podman
15 11 (1.89%) logstash
15 11 (1.89%) vCenter Server
16 10 (1.72%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 38 (6.52%) Google
2 37 (6.35%) VMware
3 25 (4.29%) Splunk
4 23 (3.95%) Oracle
5 21 (3.60%) Microsoft
6 19 (3.26%) PagerDuty
7 18 (3.09%) SAP
8 17 (2.92%) Dynatrace
9 15 (2.57%) MuleSoft
10 12 (2.06%) ServiceNow
11 11 (1.89%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.03%) BiZZdesign
12 6 (1.03%) Cloudera
13 5 (0.86%) CyberArk
13 5 (0.86%) Databricks
14 4 (0.69%) Confluent
14 4 (0.69%) F5
14 4 (0.69%) New Relic
14 4 (0.69%) SaltStack