Q1 2017 Hiring Market for Technology Positions

By Paul Love April 15, 2017 at 10:45pm

Q1 2017 HIRING MARKET TECHNOLOGY POSITIONS

Unemployment rates for many technology jobs are well below the national rate, making it challenging for companies to hire these professionals.

UNEMPLOYMENT RATES FOR TECHNOLOGY JOBS

Systems analysts: 1.7%

Network and systems administrators: 2.2%

Software developers: 2.3%

Web developers: 3.4%

National unemployment rate: 4.5%

BAD HIRES ABOUND

81% of small and midsize business owners admit to making a bad hire.

READY TO HIRE? CALL ROBERT HALF TECHNOLOGY AT 1.877.269.7066.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics; Robert Half survey of more than 1,000 business owners and human resources managers in the United States at companies with 1 to 499 employees

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