Demand for Python, Ruby on Rails Developers Hits All-Time High

by Developer.com Staff

Job listings for developers are up 7 percent since last year.

According to online job board Dice.com, recruiting for IT jobs is up only 1 percent compared to last year. However, some areas within IT are experiencing much higher demand. For examples, postings for development jobs have increased 7 percent over last year. And Dice.com says that Python and Ruby on Rails programming jobs reached an all-time high earlier this year; demand for both skills increased 28 percent since last year. Other in-demand development skills include the following:

  • Quality assurance (up 5 percent)
  • SOAP (up 12 percent)
  • Android (up 33 percent)
  • JBoss (up 10 percent)
  • Windows 7 (up 33 percent)

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This article was originally published on Tuesday Oct 23rd 2012
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