Whether I am talking with a Recruiter or HR pro, IT developer or CIO the most frequently asked question is:
What are the hot skills?
My Recruiter and HR friends are usually asking so they can figure out if they suck at recruiting or if the demand/competition is as intense as they think.
Developers are asking to know if they should be raising their rates/salaries and/or where the market is going with technology.
Dice has a survey with the most 40 searched terms from January to mid April and I mention it in my:
The list as posted on Dice What Are the Next Big Developer Skills?
15. Test, Tester, Testing
33. Computer Science
While in great demand the number of Java and .Net jobs at larger companies are x times more than what are available at startup and small tech companies.
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