Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 15 December 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 79 86
Rank change year-on-year -35 +7 +11
Contract jobs citing Go 4 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.23% 1.05% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 2.73% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 13
Wales median daily rate £369 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.06% +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £325 £375 £373
90th Percentile £428 £500 £560
UK median daily rate £550 £524 £525
% change year-on-year +4.96% -0.19% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £16.66
% change year-on-year - +170.19% -

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 Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 760 476 621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 44.11% 38.42% 44.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 319 426
Wales median daily rate £419 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.67% -9.64% +18.57%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £281
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 11 16
Wales median hourly rate £23.00 £23.14 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.61% -57.93% +161.90%
10th Percentile £13.00 £16.75 £19.15
90th Percentile £36.50 £77.50 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year +5.00% +0.95% +5.67%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Go as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Go in Wales

Go
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Go in Wales

Go
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the Wales region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
South Wales -30 4 £369 -18.06% 4
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for Go.

1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) Flask
2 2 (50.00%) Travis CI
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible