Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 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
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 138 312 284
Rank change year-on-year +174 -28 +11
Contract jobs citing Go 24 41 106
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.66% 0.30% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 0.82% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 70
Median daily rate £502 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.56% +5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £425 £394 £375
90th Percentile £520 £701 £525
England median daily rate £511 £550 £539
% change year-on-year -7.05% +2.09% +2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.25
England median hourly rate - £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +55.56% -50.00%

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 1,153 4,974 6,744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.72% 36.01% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 3,045 4,315
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
% change year-on-year - +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 159 190
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
10th Percentile £12.50 £19.25 £21.73
90th Percentile £61.38 £72.50 £52.63
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.51 £42.19
% change year-on-year -21.36% +5.49% +5.48%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Go as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Go in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Go in the South East

Go
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Go in the South East over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Go in the South East

Go
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Go in the South East.

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 29 October 2020. 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
Hampshire +85 15 £510 +2.00% 7
West Sussex - 6 £500 - 1
Berkshire +100 2 £650 +6.12% 4
Thames Valley +94 2 £650 +48.57% 7
Surrey +77 1 £450 -28.00% 2
Go
England

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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 22 (91.67%) Terraform
2 20 (83.33%) Kubernetes
2 20 (83.33%) Docker
3 19 (79.17%) Jenkins
4 18 (75.00%) Microservices
5 17 (70.83%) DevOps
5 17 (70.83%) GitHub
5 17 (70.83%) Linux
5 17 (70.83%) Python
5 17 (70.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 17 (70.83%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (70.83%) RESTful
5 17 (70.83%) Infrastructure as Code
6 16 (66.67%) Git (software)
6 16 (66.67%) JIRA
6 16 (66.67%) Ansible
6 16 (66.67%) Packer
7 14 (58.33%) Bash Shell
7 14 (58.33%) Prometheus
8 13 (54.17%) Elastic Stack
8 13 (54.17%) GitLab
8 13 (54.17%) PowerShell
8 13 (54.17%) C#
9 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
9 12 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (50.00%) Puppet
10 11 (45.83%) REST
10 11 (45.83%) Splunk
10 11 (45.83%) Windows 10
10 11 (45.83%) Swagger

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 8 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (12.50%) Confluence
3 2 (8.33%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 17 (70.83%) GitHub
2 9 (37.50%) AWS
3 7 (29.17%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (29.17%) Serverless
4 6 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (25.00%) Amazon S3
4 6 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (25.00%) AWS CloudTrail
4 6 (25.00%) AWS CodePipeline
4 6 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (20.83%) AWS CodeBuild
6 3 (12.50%) Amazon Glacier
6 3 (12.50%) AWS CodeDeploy
6 3 (12.50%) GCP
6 3 (12.50%) Route 53
7 2 (8.33%) Azure
8 1 (4.17%) Amazon Cognito
8 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Firewall
1 11 (45.83%) Reverse Proxy
1 11 (45.83%) SNMP
1 11 (45.83%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Couchbase
2 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (79.17%) Jenkins
2 17 (70.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 16 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 16 (66.67%) JIRA
4 13 (54.17%) GitLab
5 6 (25.00%) Spinnaker
6 2 (8.33%) Artifactory
6 2 (8.33%) CircleCI
6 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.17%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) Platform Architect
6 1 (4.17%) React Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) RESTful
2 13 (54.17%) Elastic Stack
3 11 (45.83%) gRPC
3 11 (45.83%) REST
3 11 (45.83%) Swagger
4 8 (33.33%) Node.js
5 6 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (8.33%) Kafka
6 2 (8.33%) Keycloak
6 2 (8.33%) React
7 1 (4.17%) CSS
7 1 (4.17%) HTML
7 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Linux
2 11 (45.83%) CentOS
2 11 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows 10
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2016
3 6 (25.00%) Unix
4 3 (12.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Microservices
2 17 (70.83%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (70.83%) DevOps
2 17 (70.83%) Infrastructure as Code
3 11 (45.83%) Configuration Management
3 11 (45.83%) Continuous Deployment
4 9 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
7 6 (25.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 6 (25.00%) Observability
8 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 5 (20.83%) Kanban
8 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
8 5 (20.83%) Scrum
9 3 (12.50%) Product Roadmap
9 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Python
2 14 (58.33%) Bash Shell
3 13 (54.17%) C#
3 13 (54.17%) PowerShell
4 8 (33.33%) Java
4 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (33.33%) Ruby
4 8 (33.33%) Scala
5 5 (20.83%) Java 8
6 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) ES6
7 1 (4.17%) Haskell
7 1 (4.17%) Kotlin
7 1 (4.17%) Perl
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) Rust
7 1 (4.17%) SQL
7 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) AWS Certification
4 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 20 (83.33%) Docker
2 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (45.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (91.67%) Terraform
2 20 (83.33%) Kubernetes
3 16 (66.67%) Ansible
3 16 (66.67%) Packer
4 14 (58.33%) Prometheus
5 12 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (50.00%) Puppet
6 11 (45.83%) Grafana
6 11 (45.83%) ZABBIX
7 3 (12.50%) Kibana
8 2 (8.33%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Atlassian
1 11 (45.83%) Dell
1 11 (45.83%) EMC
1 11 (45.83%) Splunk
1 11 (45.83%) VMware
2 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint