Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 274 303 338
Rank change year-on-year +29 +35 +47
Contract jobs citing Go 105 62 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.64% 0.38% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.60% 1.10% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 57 33
South East median daily rate £425 £500 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -16.67% +33.33%
10th Percentile £375 £463 £333
90th Percentile £525 £675 £775
England median daily rate £550 £524 £525
% change year-on-year +4.96% -0.19% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
South East median hourly rate £22.25 £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.56% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £21.08 £42.50 £46.25
90th Percentile £23.23 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £32.08
% change year-on-year +20.00% +16.90% -

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 6,578 5,652 6,157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.15% 34.95% 35.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,154 3,479 3,836
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 163 224
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21.25 £16.57 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.25 £57.90 £55.50
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 24 September 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
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 24 September 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 +31 77 £425 -15.00% 18
Oxfordshire +65 64 £425 -22.73% 16
Surrey -15 11 £425 -29.17% 2
East Sussex - 10 - - 5
Berkshire - 9 £463 - 2
Hampshire - 7 £550 - 1
Buckinghamshire -25 4 £500 -
Go
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 71 (67.62%) JavaScript
2 62 (59.05%) AngularJS
3 60 (57.14%) HTML
3 60 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (57.14%) Microservices
4 53 (50.48%) User Experience
5 46 (43.81%) CSS
6 45 (42.86%) Java
6 45 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
7 44 (41.90%) UX Design
8 40 (38.10%) Test Automation
8 40 (38.10%) jQuery
9 34 (32.38%) Google
10 29 (27.62%) Google Cloud Platform
11 28 (26.67%) Python
12 26 (24.76%) Angular 2
13 23 (21.90%) .NET
14 22 (20.95%) Web Services
14 22 (20.95%) Docker
15 21 (20.00%) Linux
16 20 (19.05%) Software Engineering
17 16 (15.24%) Web Development
17 16 (15.24%) Node.js
18 15 (14.29%) Kubernetes
18 15 (14.29%) SQL
19 14 (13.33%) C
19 14 (13.33%) C#
19 14 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
19 14 (13.33%) Kafka
19 14 (13.33%) Big Data

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 10 (9.52%) OpenStack
2 4 (3.81%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (2.86%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.86%) SAS
4 2 (1.90%) nginx
5 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 45 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (27.62%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.86%) OpenShift
4 3 (2.86%) PaaS
5 2 (1.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.90%) CloudBees
5 2 (1.90%) GitHub
5 2 (1.90%) Quay.io
5 2 (1.90%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) HTTPS
1 2 (1.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.33%) Big Data
1 14 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (12.38%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.48%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (9.52%) HBase
4 10 (9.52%) icCube
5 9 (8.57%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.76%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.81%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.81%) Redis
7 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.86%) Sqoop
9 2 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.90%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (12.38%) JIRA
2 12 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.57%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.71%) Selenium
5 3 (2.86%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.86%) JMeter
5 3 (2.86%) Subversion
5 3 (2.86%) YouTrack
6 2 (1.90%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.90%) GitLab
7 1 (0.95%) GoCD
General
1 4 (3.81%) Finance
1 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.86%) Automotive
2 3 (2.86%) Banking
2 3 (2.86%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.95%) Law
Job Titles
1 79 (75.24%) Developer
2 40 (38.10%) Web Developer
3 24 (22.86%) Applications Developer
3 24 (22.86%) Web Applications Developer
4 16 (15.24%) Angular Developer
5 13 (12.38%) Software Engineer
6 10 (9.52%) Cloud Developer
7 9 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.67%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (5.71%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Mobile Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) Backend Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Java Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) Java Software Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Java Software Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) Senior Java Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (59.05%) AngularJS
2 60 (57.14%) HTML
3 46 (43.81%) CSS
4 40 (38.10%) jQuery
5 26 (24.76%) Angular 2
6 23 (21.90%) .NET
7 22 (20.95%) Web Services
8 16 (15.24%) Node.js
9 14 (13.33%) Kafka
10 13 (12.38%) HTML5
11 10 (9.52%) LAPP Stack
11 10 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (7.62%) REST
13 5 (4.76%) React Native
14 3 (2.86%) RESTful
14 3 (2.86%) SOAP
14 3 (2.86%) Spring
15 2 (1.90%) Elastic Stack
15 2 (1.90%) Java EE
16 1 (0.95%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 53 (50.48%) User Experience
2 7 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.76%) iPad
3 5 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.81%) Life Science
5 1 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.00%) Linux
2 10 (9.52%) VMS
2 10 (9.52%) Windows
3 5 (4.76%) Android
3 5 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.90%) Amazon Linux
4 2 (1.90%) CentOS
4 2 (1.90%) CoreOS
4 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 60 (57.14%) Microservices
2 44 (41.90%) UX Design
3 40 (38.10%) Test Automation
4 20 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 16 (15.24%) Web Development
6 13 (12.38%) DevOps
6 13 (12.38%) Web Application Development
7 11 (10.48%) Scrum
7 11 (10.48%) TDD
8 10 (9.52%) Analytics
8 10 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (9.52%) ETL
8 10 (9.52%) Kanban
9 9 (8.57%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.67%) BDD
10 7 (6.67%) Mathematics
11 6 (5.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 5 (4.76%) Android Development
12 5 (4.76%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (67.62%) JavaScript
2 45 (42.86%) Java
3 28 (26.67%) Python
4 15 (14.29%) SQL
5 14 (13.33%) C
5 14 (13.33%) C#
6 10 (9.52%) Ruby
6 10 (9.52%) Scala
7 8 (7.62%) C++
8 3 (2.86%) R
8 3 (2.86%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.90%) Groovy
9 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.95%) Java 8
10 1 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (20.95%) Docker
2 10 (9.52%) Apache Flume
2 10 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.86%) HDFS
4 2 (1.90%) Ceph
4 2 (1.90%) etcd
4 2 (1.90%) flannel
4 2 (1.90%) GlusterFS
4 2 (1.90%) SkyDNS
Systems Management
1 15 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 6 (5.71%) Ansible
3 5 (4.76%) Kibana
4 4 (3.81%) Puppet
5 3 (2.86%) Packer
5 3 (2.86%) Terraform
6 2 (1.90%) Graphite
6 2 (1.90%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.90%) Prometheus
6 2 (1.90%) rkt
6 2 (1.90%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 34 (32.38%) Google
2 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.52%) Vertica
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle