Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 84 100
Rank change year-on-year +5 +16 -
Contract jobs citing Go 13 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.05% 1.42% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.74% 3.24% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 14
Wales median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -
10th Percentile £375 £373 £325
90th Percentile £500 £560 £488
UK median daily rate £522 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -0.57% +16.67% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £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 475 618 802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 38.43% 43.89% 51.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 423 586
Wales median daily rate £375 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.64% +18.57% -
10th Percentile £250 £281 £230
90th Percentile £538 £573 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 25
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.93% +161.90% +0.72%
10th Percentile £16.75 £19.15 £13.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £77.50 £48.32
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +17.19%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Go in Wales over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 14 December 2017. 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 +9 12 £450 +5.88% 1
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Go also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Go.

1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Mac OS X
2 11 (84.62%) Microservices
3 10 (76.92%) Relational Database
3 10 (76.92%) MongoDB
3 10 (76.92%) Configuration Management
3 10 (76.92%) HTTP
3 10 (76.92%) Perl
3 10 (76.92%) Unix
4 9 (69.23%) Spring
4 9 (69.23%) Spring Boot
5 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
5 8 (61.54%) Kafka
6 3 (23.08%) REST
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (15.38%) Dropwizard
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (15.38%) Neo4j
7 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
7 2 (15.38%) JAX-RS
8 1 (7.69%) Ansible
8 1 (7.69%) Docker
8 1 (7.69%) Flask
8 1 (7.69%) Web Design
8 1 (7.69%) D3.js
8 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (7.69%) Digital Media

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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) MongoDB
1 10 (76.92%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (92.31%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Spring
1 9 (69.23%) Spring Boot
2 8 (61.54%) Kafka
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) REST
4 2 (15.38%) Dropwizard
4 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
4 2 (15.38%) JAX-RS
5 1 (7.69%) D3.js
5 1 (7.69%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
1 11 (84.62%) Mac OS X
2 10 (76.92%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Microservices
2 10 (76.92%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible