Period
to 20 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 20 February 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 West
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 197 196 188
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8 +12
Contract jobs citing Go 9 29 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.45% 0.096%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 1.12% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 1
South West median daily rate £550 £407 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.22% +98.41% -57.95%
10th Percentile £485 £369 £193
90th Percentile £615 £609 £218
England median daily rate £550 £550 £515
% change year-on-year - +6.80% -1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £45.00 -
England median hourly rate £48.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +7.78% - -

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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,244 2,585 1,998
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.57% 40.29% 38.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,476 1,654 1,244
South West median daily rate £450 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +7.81% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £588 £588 £552
England median daily rate £488 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +0.52% +2.11% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 114 82
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -2.50%
10th Percentile £23.08 £28.85 £22.53
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £48.68
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Go in the South West

Go
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Go in the South West

Go
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Go in the South West over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Go in the South West

Go
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
Gloucestershire +16 5 £550 - 9
Bristol +10 3 £575 +21.05% 3
Wiltshire +8 1 £400 -25.58%
Go
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 West region with a requirement for Go.

1 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) Ruby
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Docker
3 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) Node.js
4 3 (33.33%) Neo4j
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) React
4 3 (33.33%) Vue.js
5 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Rust
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) Business Development
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) Haskell
6 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (11.11%) Hudson
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Public Sector
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Python Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 3 (33.33%) Node.js
1 3 (33.33%) React
1 3 (33.33%) Vue.js
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Business Development
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) Ruby
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Haskell
4 2 (22.22%) Rust
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Consul
1 1 (11.11%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) Packer
1 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) SAP