US IT Job Growth Slows Because Of Too Few Candidates
ComputerWorld, November 8th, 2021
November 21, 2021,
Volume 284, Issue 3
Businesses would have hired even more IT workers if they could - especially developers, cybersecurity staffers, and compliance experts. Even so, US IT job growth is still in record territory
Job growth in the US IT industry slowed further in October, adding 4,800 positions, according to US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data included in the latest figures from IT employment consultancy Janco Associates. That's down from 8,900 positions added in the revised September figures.
Overall growth in IT positions comes even as the highly infectious delta variant of COVID-19 continued to hinder overall job growth, mainly due to slowdowns in the restaurant, entertainment, and service sectors.
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