IT Job Board confident in sector’s strength
Thu, 21 Jun 2012
IT now employs one in 18 of the UK’s entire workforce, with sector jobs predicted to grow at 2.2% per annum, says The IT Job Board.
This rate of growth is nearly five times faster than the UK average.
The company notes that permanent jobs advertised on its site are growing at 11% quarter-on-quarter, with PHP and Java roles in particular demand.
On the contract side, there is even stronger quarterly growth of 21%, with C++, Java, Oracle, Linux and C# contractors able to command the highest rates.
Job board managing director Alexandra Farrell says that “IT professionals are making business happen, they are becoming the linchpins at the heart of the European economy”.