Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 183 190 199
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9 +5
Contract jobs citing Go 37 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.61% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.48% 0.51% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 2 7
South West median daily rate £638 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.91% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £298 £485 £335
90th Percentile £675 £615 £506
England median daily rate £550 £525 £523
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.48% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -

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 2,497 1,947 2,046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.32% 38.51% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,583 1,194 1,259
South West median daily rate £450 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £310 £276 £263
90th Percentile £613 £563 £520
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 93 129
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +2.38%
10th Percentile £35.00 £26.75 £30.65
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £53.75
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +3.61% - +7.79%

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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
Wiltshire - 26 £663 - 1
Devon -4 3 £180 -64.00% 1
Somerset - 2 £388 - 6
Bristol -14 1 £625 - 3
Go
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 34 (91.89%) JavaScript
2 32 (86.49%) Kubernetes
3 30 (81.08%) Microservices
4 29 (78.38%) Node.js
5 28 (75.68%) .NET
6 22 (59.46%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (59.46%) Ansible
6 22 (59.46%) Terraform
7 21 (56.76%) Rust
7 21 (56.76%) Amazon EKS
7 21 (56.76%) Kafka
8 20 (54.05%) Microsoft Azure
8 20 (54.05%) Artifactory
8 20 (54.05%) Jenkins
8 20 (54.05%) Git (software)
8 20 (54.05%) JIRA
8 20 (54.05%) Linux
8 20 (54.05%) Infrastructure Automation
8 20 (54.05%) Veracode
8 20 (54.05%) Sonatype Nexus
8 20 (54.05%) Cloud Native
8 20 (54.05%) CircleCI
8 20 (54.05%) The Twelve-Factor App
8 20 (54.05%) Google Cloud Platform
9 19 (51.35%) CoreOS
9 19 (51.35%) CentOS
10 14 (37.84%) Proactive Monitoring
11 12 (32.43%) DevOps
12 10 (27.03%) Docker
12 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development

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:

Cloud Services
1 22 (59.46%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (56.76%) Amazon EKS
3 20 (54.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 20 (54.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (24.32%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (54.05%) Artifactory
1 20 (54.05%) CircleCI
1 20 (54.05%) Git (software)
1 20 (54.05%) Jenkins
1 20 (54.05%) JIRA
1 20 (54.05%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (5.41%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Full Stack Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Senior DevOps
3 5 (13.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Cloud Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Leader
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.70%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (78.38%) Node.js
2 28 (75.68%) .NET
3 21 (56.76%) Kafka
4 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
4 9 (24.32%) Vue.js
5 8 (21.62%) .NET Core
6 4 (10.81%) React
7 3 (8.11%) HTML
8 2 (5.41%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (5.41%) GraphQL
9 1 (2.70%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 20 (54.05%) Cloud Native
2 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Linux
2 19 (51.35%) CentOS
2 19 (51.35%) CoreOS
3 2 (5.41%) Android
3 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) Microservices
2 20 (54.05%) Infrastructure Automation
2 20 (54.05%) The Twelve-Factor App
3 14 (37.84%) Proactive Monitoring
4 12 (32.43%) DevOps
5 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (16.22%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (8.11%) ITIL
7 3 (8.11%) Server Management
7 3 (8.11%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (8.11%) Storage Management
7 3 (8.11%) Task Automation
8 2 (5.41%) Android Development
8 2 (5.41%) ERP
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure as Code
8 2 (5.41%) iOS Development
8 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.41%) Mobile Development
8 2 (5.41%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 34 (91.89%) JavaScript
2 21 (56.76%) Rust
3 4 (10.81%) Python
4 3 (8.11%) PHP
4 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.41%) Groovy
5 2 (5.41%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) Clojure
6 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.70%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (86.49%) Kubernetes
2 22 (59.46%) Ansible
2 22 (59.46%) Terraform
3 2 (5.41%) Grafana
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Veracode
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft