Developer survey report from HackerEarth
Monday, May 4, 2020 by Brittany Hainzinger
HackerEarth released its first-ever developer survey report titled “Behind the Code: HackerEarth Developer Survey 2020.” The report gives employers and recruiters a look into the minds and motivations of today’s most hard-to-recruit and highly coveted talent and provides developers with insights on upskilling and career development.
The survey resul...
App development demand and low code spotlighted in new report
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 by Richard Harris
OutSystems has published its sixth annual research report on the state of application development and the challenges faced by development and delivery teams. The State of Application Development, 2019: Is IT Ready for Disruption? unveils detailed survey results from over 3,300 IT professionals in all industries across the world.
The new research report provides in-de...
The 10 most indemand job tech skills in 2019 so far
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 by Richard Harris
Indeed (job search website), analyzed job postings from the last three months to find out which tech skills are in most demand by employers right now.
Methodology: Indeed analyzed data on its job site to identify the most common tech skills by calculating the percentage of job postings that contain the skills over the last three months in the US.
The list is ranke...
Assessing software developers in real time for job placement
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 by Brittany Hainzinger
HackerRank, a platform that helps companies evaluate technical talent based on skills, launched a new machine learning-based solution called "Test Health Dashboard", that aims to give businesses the data they need to improve their skills assessments, deliver an excellent candidate experience, and effectively hire the software developers they need.
App developer and software jobs might be declining says new report
Thursday, January 17, 2019 by Richard Harris
If your title is app developer, or work if you work in the software development field and are starting to feel like the Jedi are dying off - you might be on to something.
According to a new report put out by Freelancer.com, the software developer job title, and a few others including app developer, and app designer, have seen a dramatic decrease in popularity since l...
Developers should welcome lowcode tools
Thursday, November 9, 2017 by Mike Fitzmaurice
Will the proliferation of low-code tools on the market end up driving app developers into obsolescence? Or should developers welcome these resources and the “citizen developers” who use them? One part of that answer is clear: Low-code tools won’t be putting developers out of a job; on the contrary, they have the potential to help developers do better work. But that requ...
The hottest skills needed in the freelance job market to get hired
Thursday, May 4, 2017 by Richard Harris
Upwork has released its newest quarterly index of the hottest skills in the U.S. freelance job market. The Upwork Skills Index ranks the site’s 20 fastest-growing skills and is part of a quarterly series that sheds light on new and emerging skills freelancers are providing. According to a recent report, nearly half (49%) of hiring managers use freelancers to access skil...
An augmented reality game for DJI drone users
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 by Richard Harris
Edgybees just launched a new augmented reality (AR) mobile application that is compatible with DJI drones, including the older Phantom 3, the Phantom 4 and the new Mavic Pro. Developed using DJI’s software development kit, the 'Drone Prix' is the first ever AR mobile app created specifically for DJI’s aerial platforms, allowing users, especially new drone pilots, to mas...
ACT releases their State of the App Economy report
Friday, April 21, 2017 by Richard Harris
ACT | The App Association released its fifth edition “State of the App Economy” report, which provides a snapshot of the trends driving and defining the dynamic app ecosystem. Mobile apps are a component of nearly every enterprise and consumer-facing industry and have impacted every sector of the American economy, in every congressional district.“The app economy is part...
Digital transformation will create jobs not kill them
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 by Richard Harris
When it comes to organizational impact, IT companies may be expecting to add jobs (including mobile app developers) over the next three to five years due to new projects (72 percent) and new technologies (69 percent) for digital transformation, according to a YouGov survey commissioned by Appian. Even more, 77 percent of IT leaders report digital transformation is a job...
Salesforce Trailhead turned this future lawyer into a citizen developer
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 by Richard Harris
This week, we spoke with Krystal Carter, President, Chief Cloud Enthusiast, Danny Kay Cloud, about how she went from aspirations to being an attorney to owning her own cloud consulting company, and her advice for others looking to kick-start their career in the digital economy. Prior to working in tech what did you do for a living? What made you want to switch care...
The drive for agility is fueling key transformations in IT
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 by Eduardo Cruz
IT has a crucial role to play in the UK’s future prosperity. Britain must have the right level of skills, competencies and abilities to compete globally and sustain economic potency, especially now that it has decided to leave the European Union.
From local start-ups to global enterprises, companies are in dire need of data scientists, talented...
QuickBase predicts that developers are going to be redefined in 2017
Thursday, December 29, 2016 by Richard Harris
Editors note: 2017 Predictions from John Carione, Product and Corporate Marketing Leader at QuickBase
Agility 2.0: a new era of decision-making in the enterprise emerges.
Agile methodologies have completely changed how companies evaluate and implement technology solutions. In 2017, we’ll see a new wave of agile thinking enter the ent...
Trailhead Profiles and Social Logins announced by Salesforce
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 by Richard Harris
Salesforce has announced new updates to its online learning platform Trailhead, that could reinvent the resume as we know it. Trailhead helps developers catch the eye of recruiters and hiring managers by showcasing the specialized skills they’ve acquired in their efforts to land the high-quality jobs they’ve been preparing for. Updates include:- Trailhead Pro...
The developer shortage is real and it's going to hit the cloud market real soon
Monday, November 7, 2016 by Richard Harris
Global research (across 8 geographies and with nearly 900 respondents) made something crystal clear - the developer shortage is real and it’s going to hit the cloud market really hard, really soon. And the drain is coming from a surprising place -Global 2000 businesses not traditionally known as IT companies. A majority of companies (64 percent) see the g...
Chatting with HackerRank: Which country would win the coding Olympics
Monday, September 19, 2016 by Richard Harris
We recently visited with Dr. Heraldo Memelli, Lead Technical Content Manager, HackerRank, about how their platform helps companies find the right developers based on coding skills, and the results from a recent survey. ADM: Tell us about your recent study.Memelli: Developers come to our platform to learn, practice and earn jobs based on their coding skil...
Partnership Between Developers, Publishers and Platforms Is Key Says New Report
Monday, September 12, 2016 by Richard Harris
The Application Developers Alliance has released the result of a global survey of mobile app developers and publishers: Competition in the Mobile App Ecosystem. The report shows a healthy mobile app market and an industry that is concerned about being misrepresented and sees unnecessary intervention from external authorities.In the context of the European Commission’s o...
Hired.com Dives Into The United Kingdom Tech Sector After Brexit
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 by Richard Harris
Hired.com, a platform that connects companies with top IT talent, has recently published the “Mind the Gap” report that takes a deep dive into the United Kingdom tech sector to identify the digital skills that companies are demanding to help their businesses grow. The report also analyzes how issues such as Brexit, the uncertainty around freedom of movement, and the gro...
Nearly a QuarterMillion of US Application Developer Jobs Are Unfilled
Thursday, June 30, 2016 by Richard Harris
Esri and The App Association have used the Esri ArcGIS platform to spotlight the current state of developer hiring in the US. According to the interactive report, nearly a quarter-million job software developer jobs in the United States remain unfilled.The interactive maps show where software developer jobs are, how much they pay, and where to find openings. I...
The Top Twenty Emerging Cities for Tech Jobs
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 by Richard Harris
Homes.com recently released the New Tech City Index 2016 report which ranks cities with the best option for technology employment and living expenses based on metrics including industry wages, employment levels, and average house price.The report used a number of factors to calculate the rankings. This included analyzing data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, incl...
Specific Technology Skills Provide Pay Boost for Tech Sector
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
PayScale, in partnership with Future Workplace, have released a new workforce skills preparedness report titled “Leveling Up: How to Win In the Skills Economy.” Among the findings were a “pay boost” for tech hiring when considering specific technical skills.Overall, the report details a disconnect between managers and recent graduates regarding their preparedness for em...
Developers Dominate for Highest Paying Tech Jobs as Market Continues to Grow
Friday, May 13, 2016 by Richard Harris
A recent Forbes report shows that developers lead the way in overall compensation among tech jobs. In fact, the report shows that the top ten highest paying jobs are all for developer employment covering popular technologies and programming skills.Here are the ten paying developer jobs with average salaries offered in the Forbes report:Software Architect – $116,267...
New Data on Which Programming Languages Skills Are in Highest Demand
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 by Richard Harris
New data has been made available which provides a snapshot of what programming languages are currently in the highest demand. The data is based on the internal company reporting from Toptal, a marketplace connecting companies with developers, engineers, programmers, coders, architects, and consultants.When looking at the company’s year to year data, the following shows ...
RedHat Shows Mobile Developers Continue to Be in High Demand
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 by Richard Harris
According to a recent survey, the mobile developer job market should continue to heat up as 50 percent of organizations plan to hire for mobile positions this year. Of those organizations, 32 percent are focused on skills related to front-end development, with 27 percent looking for back-end integration skills and 15 percent seeking DevOps for mobile. Nine percent of or...
Hired.com Sees Increases in Developer Hires in New York
Thursday, March 26, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
Each week the Hired.com platform, which connects developers with job offers from top companies, analyzes the results of company engagement with developers on its platform. And the tech employment opportunities show no sign of slowing down as companies struggle to find developers and other IT professionals with the skills they need to fuel growth.New York Tech Hiring Hea...
Hired.com Expands Its Technology Employment Platform to Boston
Saturday, February 28, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
On the heals of its expansion to Washington, DC in January, Hired.com has announced that it has officially expanded to the Boston, Massachusetts technology market.In advance of the official announcement, Hired.com has been working with a number of Boston’s top tech companies and has already introduced over 500 developers, designers, and data scientists to these companie...
What are the Most Sought After Coding Skills for Developers
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 by Richard Harris
Dice.com, a tech job site, suggests that employers want software developers who’re experts in well-established technologies such as Java, .NET, C++, and HTML. Researched from hiring manager postings looking for developers on the Dice site from January 1 – April 15, the most sought-after skills and qualifications are provided in this top 40 list:1. Java/J2EE2. ...