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

TOP SKILLS IN IMMEDIATE DEMAND

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

OF TECHNOLOGY LEADERS SURVEYED…

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

TOP BUSINESS CONCERNS

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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