The Australian information technology industry could be facing a "huge" impending skills shortage over the next five years, according to a new report by IT recruitment firm, Greythorn.
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Job adverts for IT vacancies place heavier emphasis on candidates having Java, agile development and ASP skills this year, while demand for C and SQL appears to be dropping in the UK.
The majority of IT job demands in China are focused on basic skills such as programming, but cloud and mobility will continue to drive IT employment for 2013.
Latest Dice report says Java, mobile and .NET developer skills are in short supply.
The government plans to fund a Digital Economy 'Catapult' centre to help spur innovation and adoption of new technologies by retail and media business.The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) announced the investment on Thursday, but did not say how much funding or where the centre will be located.
Demand is hottest this year for Java developers, new survey of 1,200 hiring managers shows.
IT recruitment expert firm Candle has said that companies might turn their eyes away from contractors in the coming months, as it becomes cheaper to hire full-time workers, referencing the latest Clarius Skills Index.
The IT skills shortage is allowing workers to think about leaving their jobs for richer pastures, according to a report by recruitment company Randstad.
Oracle is asking that Google be held 'liable for infringement of the patents and copyrights' related to its employment of the Java platform. Here's a link to the complete text of the lawsuit.
With university applications on the increase, and a job ratio of 1:70 graduate students, are 'employment skills' just as important to learn when studying a digital degree?
The number of permanent and contractor jobs in IT is increasing, while specific skills remain in demand, according to KPMG and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation
Despite downturn, opportunities remain for retrenched IT candidates in Asia-Pacific region, where companies face skills shortage, says recruitment firm Randstad.
The number of job openings for C-level, VP, Director and managerial candidates improved in May for the first time since November 2008, according to recent data from CareerCast.com/JobSerf Employment Index, which measures managerial recruitment activity across the United States.
Certain IT skills will remain in short supply over the next two years despite the financial downturn, according to the latest IT employment survey from the NCC
Tech jobs appear to be suffering less during the economic downturn than those in other sectors, according to a survey by KPMG and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation
An analyst with Java knowledge and an interest in programming asks how he can best take advantage of his skills for a career.
The recruitment sector continued to lead the market with 25.7% market share, up 0.9 points on the second half of 2006, according to Internet Advertising Bureau. Second was automotive with 11.9%, while Technology (10.4%) overtook Finance (10%) for the first time to take third place. Other areas of growth were retail, which increased 1.7 points, [...]
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, Julia Gillard, introduced the Skills Australia Bill 2008 to Parliament yesterday, with some observers already saying it will bolster the IT industry in fighting the skills crisis.
A report by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation has also revealed an increase in employed workers looking for new jobs
Demand for IT skills continued to grow throughout November, bucking a general softening in employment growth as interest rates, and uncertainty surrounding the change of government begins to bite.
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