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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...
UK video games industry to grow in 2017 says new TIGA report
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
TIGA reports that the UK video games industry would increase investment and expand employment in 2017. They made the comments in their latest Business Opinion Survey 2016/17. The report was based on a survey of 50 games businesses including small, medium and large firms, developing games across mobile/tablet, VR, PC and console. TIGA's Business Opinion Survey 2016...
Despite Weak May US Jobs Report the IT Sector Remains Resilient
Friday, June 3, 2016 by Richard Harris
As the US stock market reacts to what is perceived as a weak overall US Department of Labor May jobs report, the IT sector continues to show its resiliency as tech employment continues to grow. Looking at the report’s overview of specific industry sectors, tech jobs as a whole eked out a slight increase in new job creation for the month of May. For more insigh...
The Current State of IT Hiring and Employment in the United States
Thursday, April 21, 2016 by Richard Harris
According to a recent report, compensation for all IT professionals has increased by 1.39% between January 2015 and January 2016. The data was made available through the 2016 IT Salary Survey which is produced by Janco and eJobDescription.com.The report shows that the total mean compensation for all IT professionals increased from $81,583 to $82,483. In large enterprise...
Tough gig making a living as an app developer
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by Richard Harris
ROSEDALE, Md. — Shawn and Stephanie Grimes spent much of the last two years pursuing their dream of doing research and development for Apple, the world’s most successful corporation.THE iECONOMYA series examining challenges posed by increasingly globalized high-tech industries.More in This Series »GraphicJob Prospects for App WritersRelatedWhat It Takes to Be an Ap...