Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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.

Go (Golang)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 220 243
Rank change year-on-year +30 +23 -
Contract jobs citing Go 13 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.18% 0.070%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 0.48% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 6
North West median daily rate £425 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £344 £300 £419
90th Percentile £600 £488 £466
England median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £16.66 -
% change year-on-year +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 the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2161 2513 2709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.98% 36.91% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1491 1735 1690
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £244
90th Percentile £525 £500 £525
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 61 99
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -24.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.38 £13.25 £17.25
90th Percentile £51.71 £42.50 £52.47
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Go as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Go in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Go in the North West

Go
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Manchester +26 10 £513 +46.43% 6
Cheshire +4 1 - - 3
Go
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) DevOps
3 9 (69.23%) .NET
4 8 (61.54%) Python
5 7 (53.85%) Java
6 6 (46.15%) C++
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 6 (46.15%) MSMQ
6 6 (46.15%) Unix
6 6 (46.15%) Windows
6 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
6 6 (46.15%) TDD
6 6 (46.15%) Degree
6 6 (46.15%) Hadoop
6 6 (46.15%) PaaS
6 6 (46.15%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (46.15%) Mesos
6 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
6 6 (46.15%) Ansible
7 5 (38.46%) Scala
7 5 (38.46%) Issue Tracking
7 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (38.46%) Mathematics
7 5 (38.46%) Physics
7 5 (38.46%) ITIL
7 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
8 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
8 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (30.77%) Public Cloud

Go
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) PaaS
2 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (23.08%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (23.08%) Serverless
4 2 (15.38%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Hadoop
1 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Grunt
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
1 3 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) AWS Developer
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) MSMQ
2 6 (46.15%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
3 3 (23.08%) Node.js
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 4 (30.77%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) DevOps
3 6 (46.15%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) Issue Tracking
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 5 (38.46%) Mathematics
4 5 (38.46%) Physics
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 3 (23.08%) ATDD
6 3 (23.08%) Change Control
6 3 (23.08%) IT Strategy
6 3 (23.08%) Refactoring
6 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
6 3 (23.08%) SEO
6 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) C++
3 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Scala
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) PHP
7 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Ansible
1 6 (46.15%) Mesos
2 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) SAP