The New Year is shaping up to be a bright one for technology professionals, according to a new report from job site Dice.com.
In a survey of 860 tech-focused hiring managers and recruiters, 73% reported planning to hire more candidates in the next six months, and 24% percent said their additional hiring will be substantial. That’s good news for anyone looking to make a change in 2014.
But expect the IT landscape to change, too. Here’s a look at five predictions on hot skills, evolving roles, and how social media will change recruiting.
1. Big data skills heat up. Companies were quick this year to adopt and invest in social, mobile, and cloud, but the rise of these technologies has created an overwhelming amount of valuable data that businesses need to make sense of, said John Michelsen, CTO of software management company CA Technologies.