The growing online recruitment sector
Alex Farrell, the director at IT Job Board, mentions there is an increasing need for online professionals. This has been a good year for their site, he mentions that the biggest growth has been in the banking and financial industry sectors with 30%, working mainly with big data. Big data provides banking institutions with business strategies. Banks are now funding cloud computing to push business productivity and the growth of M-commerce for safe online transactions.
Nearly 40% of the job offers advertised in London are online and IT workers earn more in the capital. The driving force of this is the growth in the online startup businesses. Recruiters in October were mainly looking for skills in Java, PHP, SAP, .Net and C#, the demand for online developers is big. Experience with Salesforce and Microsoft Dynamics is also looked out for to aid online business.
Bubble Jobs mentions that the database administration, technical architecture and cloud computing sectors have grown a lot in 2014. There has been an increase in registrations and contracts in the last couple of months. More digital roles are expected where candidates have the know-how and experience, especially related to big data and mobile.
Dice.com president mentions that competition is fierce, it’s getting tougher every day. The webpage offers more than 80,000 IT jobs a day. A recent survey shows that recruiters are looking to hire more IT professional and many got rejected due to the fact the candidates are looking for higher compensations.
Software developers are receiving bonus plans as a form of compensation in order for employers to retain the best talent. 1 in 10 employers now have special programs just for software developers. Hackathons are becoming more widespread with many companies who look forward to establishing in the community. Un-career fairs are smaller and informal fairs where recruiters and job hunters can connect.
Recruiters are becoming better informed with web profiles that tell them what their candidate’s hobbies are so they can give a more personal speech when approaching somebody.Twitter is also becoming increasingly popular using #Dice141 that exhibits job offers in more complete ways. Temporary employment is on the rise, on a normal day there are about 47,861 positions.
The sectors growing the most are cloud, security, mobile and big data. According to Dice, 11,900 openings were in tech consulting and 5,600 related to hosting and data processing related jobs that fall under the cloud computing sector. With low unemployment rates in the tech sector, professionals know their careers are safe and where they want them to be. Managers are offering higher pay to keep their team focused and happy. Dice focuses on building long term partnerships with their staff.
These trends show that computer engineers can safely bet that there will be a lot of work for them in the future and with increasing income opportunities. Not only are software developers in demand, but there are many other webpages that offer a variety of different jobs requiring a wide range of skills. This is an online bonanza for job seekers.
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