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Jobs: Tech, Cloud on the Rise

Posted on 10.16.2011

A recent report from online work platform Elance, shows that more work is migrating to the tech industry, even including a greater demand for jobs in the cloud.

Unlike the traditional employment market, the number of businesses that are hiring online workers has increased 107 percent in the last year.

Hiring trends from the past quarter include an increased need for those that have skills with 3D multimedia and video, as well as skills in mobile — including a 32 percent increase in demand for iOS skills, a 25 percent rise in demand for those with iPad-specific skills and a 14 percent increase for workers with Android skills.

Additionally, the report shows an increased focus on CRM and customer data, including a 35 percent rise in demand for experts, a 9 percent increase for SugarCRM and 29 percent increase for Data Interpretation.

According to the report, the top five overall skills in demand include PHP programmers, Wordpress programmers, article writing, graphic design and HTML programmers.


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