The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Go skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Go over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Go (Golang)
England / North West
Rank 128 152 -
Rank change year-on-year +24 -  
Contract jobs citing Go 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.077% 0.18% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £475 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £365
% change year-on-year +5.55% +23.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 -

Go is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1034 1437 1090
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 39.77% 37.59% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 908 685
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 55 26
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +9.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.30 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Go as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Go in the North West

Go
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Go in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Go in the North West

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Go also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Go.

1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (73.33%) Java
3 9 (60.00%) Docker
4 8 (53.33%) AngularJS
4 8 (53.33%) Python
5 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
5 7 (46.67%) Perl
5 7 (46.67%) Ruby
5 7 (46.67%) Linux
5 7 (46.67%) Scrum
5 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (46.67%) Kubernetes
6 6 (40.00%) Angular 2
6 6 (40.00%) HTML
7 5 (33.33%) Kerberos
7 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 5 (33.33%) JAAS
7 5 (33.33%) Ajax
7 5 (33.33%) PaaS
7 5 (33.33%) HTML5
7 5 (33.33%) Kanban
7 5 (33.33%) jQuery
7 5 (33.33%) Java SE
7 5 (33.33%) JSON
7 5 (33.33%) DevOps
7 5 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (26.67%) Process Improvement

Go
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) PaaS
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (13.33%) GoCD
2 2 (13.33%) Hudson
2 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) AWS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Django Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) AngularJS
2 6 (40.00%) Angular 2
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) Ajax
3 5 (33.33%) HTML5
3 5 (33.33%) JAAS
3 5 (33.33%) Java SE
3 5 (33.33%) jQuery
3 5 (33.33%) JSON
4 4 (26.67%) Middleware
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (6.67%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
1 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (33.33%) DevOps
3 5 (33.33%) Kanban
4 4 (26.67%) Process Improvement
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Low Latency
6 2 (13.33%) Microservices
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.67%) BDD
7 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (73.33%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) Python
4 7 (46.67%) Perl
4 7 (46.67%) Ruby
5 3 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (13.33%) Korn
7 1 (6.67%) C++
7 1 (6.67%) PHP
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Docker
2 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Kubernetes
2 3 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (13.33%) Ansible
3 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (13.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) Google