The State of Tech Hiring in Washington, D.C.

By December 12, 2018 at 6:16pm

The State of Tech Hiring in Washington, D.C.

Q1 and Q2 2019


1. Cybersecurity
2. Cloud security
3. Cloud computing
4. Cloud architecture
5. Business intelligence


73% plan to expand their teams.
69% have prepared a budget and plan to bring on project-based professionals.
80% say it’s challenging to find IT talent in their area.
95% are confident in their company’s prospects for growth.

93% are training or upskilling teams. The skills they are currently training for most are…

1. Security
2. Cloud computing
3. Project management
4. Machine learning/AI
5. Data science
6. Web development/design
7. Mobile development


1. Maintaining security of IT systems
2. Investing in new technologies
3. Innovation or helping grow the business


Source: Robert Half Technology survey of 100 local IT decision makers from a stratified sample of companies with 100 or more employees.

© 2018 Robert Half Technology. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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