Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 16 July 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 284 329 353
Rank change year-on-year +45 +24 +37
Contract jobs citing Go 103 29 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.53% 0.53% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 27 28
South East median daily rate £425 £500 £663
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -24.53% +45.60%
10th Percentile £375 £378 £404
90th Percentile £525 £625 £775
England median daily rate £525 £515 £510
% change year-on-year +1.94% +0.98% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
10th Percentile £21.30 £42.50 £41.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00

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 South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,740 5,473 6,509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.42% 34.44% 34.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,115 3,333 4,168
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £308 £290 £275
90th Percentile £563 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 169 243
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.75 £16.10 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £61.85 £53.55
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.61% +10.00% +7.14%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Go as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Go in the South East

Go
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Go in the South East

Go
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Go in the South East over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Go in the South East

Go
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Go in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Go in the South East

Go
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Go in the South East over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Go in the South East

Go
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 July 2018. 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
Thames Valley +39 67 £425 -15.00% 19
Oxfordshire +44 49 £425 -10.53% 11
Buckinghamshire +2 12 £500 - 1
Surrey -15 12 £425 +21.26% 4
East Sussex - 11 - - 4
Hampshire - 11 £425 - 8
Berkshire - 6 £440 - 7
West Sussex +3 2 - - 1
Go
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Go.

1 67 (65.05%) JavaScript
2 66 (64.08%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (57.28%) Java
4 54 (52.43%) Microservices
5 50 (48.54%) AngularJS
5 50 (48.54%) HTML
6 49 (47.57%) Amazon AWS
7 42 (40.78%) User Experience
8 41 (39.81%) Google
9 40 (38.83%) Google Cloud Platform
10 39 (37.86%) CSS
11 35 (33.98%) Test Automation
12 34 (33.01%) UX Design
13 31 (30.10%) jQuery
13 31 (30.10%) Python
14 27 (26.21%) Ruby
15 24 (23.30%) Web Development
16 20 (19.42%) Git (software)
16 20 (19.42%) Web Services
16 20 (19.42%) Linux
16 20 (19.42%) TDD
17 18 (17.48%) Node.js
17 18 (17.48%) DevOps
18 17 (16.50%) Microsoft Azure
18 17 (16.50%) Finance
18 17 (16.50%) Software Engineering
19 16 (15.53%) C
19 16 (15.53%) JIRA
20 15 (14.56%) C#
20 15 (14.56%) SQL

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (10.68%) Cloud Foundry
2 10 (9.71%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.91%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.91%) SAS
4 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.97%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 49 (47.57%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (38.83%) Google Cloud Platform
3 17 (16.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (8.74%) GitHub
5 8 (7.77%) PaaS
6 7 (6.80%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.94%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.94%) CloudBees
7 2 (1.94%) Serverless
8 1 (0.97%) IaaS
8 1 (0.97%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.56%) Big Data
2 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.68%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (9.71%) HBase
4 10 (9.71%) icCube
4 10 (9.71%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (8.74%) MySQL
6 8 (7.77%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.85%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.85%) Redis
8 3 (2.91%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.91%) Sqoop
9 2 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.94%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.97%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 20 (19.42%) Git (software)
2 16 (15.53%) JIRA
3 13 (12.62%) Jenkins
4 9 (8.74%) Subversion
5 5 (4.85%) Selenium
6 3 (2.91%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.91%) webpack
7 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.94%) JMeter
7 2 (1.94%) RubyGems
7 2 (1.94%) YouTrack
8 1 (0.97%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.97%) GitLab
General
1 17 (16.50%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Automotive
2 7 (6.80%) Banking
2 7 (6.80%) Retail Banking
3 4 (3.88%) Games
4 1 (0.97%) Law
4 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (77.67%) Developer
2 41 (39.81%) Web Developer
3 18 (17.48%) Java Developer
4 17 (16.50%) Applications Developer
4 17 (16.50%) Web Applications Developer
5 12 (11.65%) Java Software Developer
5 12 (11.65%) Software Developer
6 11 (10.68%) Ruby Developer
7 10 (9.71%) Cloud Developer
7 10 (9.71%) Software Engineer
8 8 (7.77%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (6.80%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (6.80%) Senior Java Software Developer
9 7 (6.80%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 7 (6.80%) Senior Software Developer
9 7 (6.80%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) Angular Developer
10 6 (5.83%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (48.54%) AngularJS
1 50 (48.54%) HTML
2 39 (37.86%) CSS
3 31 (30.10%) jQuery
4 20 (19.42%) Web Services
5 18 (17.48%) Node.js
6 14 (13.59%) Angular 2
7 12 (11.65%) REST
8 11 (10.68%) Ruby on Rails
9 10 (9.71%) .NET
9 10 (9.71%) HTML5
9 10 (9.71%) Kafka
9 10 (9.71%) LAPP Stack
9 10 (9.71%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (6.80%) JSON
10 7 (6.80%) SOAP
11 6 (5.83%) React
11 6 (5.83%) XML
12 5 (4.85%) React Native
13 4 (3.88%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 42 (40.78%) User Experience
2 8 (7.77%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.85%) iPad
4 3 (2.91%) Cloud Native
4 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.97%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.42%) Linux
2 10 (9.71%) VMS
2 10 (9.71%) Windows
3 6 (5.83%) Ubuntu
4 5 (4.85%) Android
4 5 (4.85%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.91%) Unix
6 2 (1.94%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (1.94%) CentOS
7 1 (0.97%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (64.08%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (52.43%) Microservices
3 35 (33.98%) Test Automation
4 34 (33.01%) UX Design
5 24 (23.30%) Web Development
6 20 (19.42%) TDD
7 18 (17.48%) DevOps
8 17 (16.50%) Software Engineering
9 12 (11.65%) Kanban
10 11 (10.68%) Scrum
11 10 (9.71%) Analytics
11 10 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (9.71%) ETL
11 10 (9.71%) Web Application Development
12 9 (8.74%) Front End Development
13 8 (7.77%) E-Commerce
13 8 (7.77%) OO
14 7 (6.80%) BDD
14 7 (6.80%) Pair Programming
15 5 (4.85%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (65.05%) JavaScript
2 59 (57.28%) Java
3 31 (30.10%) Python
4 27 (26.21%) Ruby
5 16 (15.53%) C
6 15 (14.56%) C#
6 15 (14.56%) SQL
7 11 (10.68%) Scala
8 8 (7.77%) C++
9 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.91%) R
10 2 (1.94%) Groovy
10 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.97%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 12 (11.65%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.65%) GCP
2 5 (4.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (14.56%) Docker
2 10 (9.71%) Apache Flume
2 10 (9.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.91%) HDFS
4 1 (0.97%) Ceph
4 1 (0.97%) etcd
4 1 (0.97%) flannel
4 1 (0.97%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.97%) SkyDNS
Systems Management
1 11 (10.68%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.85%) Ansible
2 5 (4.85%) Kibana
3 3 (2.91%) Puppet
4 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.94%) Packer
4 2 (1.94%) Terraform
5 1 (0.97%) Graphite
5 1 (0.97%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.97%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.97%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.97%) rkt
5 1 (0.97%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 41 (39.81%) Google
2 11 (10.68%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.71%) Vertica
4 4 (3.88%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle
6 2 (1.94%) Red Hat