EMSI recently provided labor market data for TechHire, a multi-sector initiative that is part of President Obama’s middle-class economics agenda seeking to educate and connect Americans for higher-paying jobs. Specifically, TechHire’s mission is to equip Americans with the skills they need to fill the huge (and growing) national demand for IT talent. Announced by the President […]
This summer we wrote about the 11% drop over the last decade in the number of computer and information science degrees awarded by U.S. education institutions. Well, it turns out, the share of females earning bachelor’s degrees in computer and IT has also declined, from 29% in 1990-91 to just 18% in 2010-2011. That’s from Catherine Rampell’s […]
Even with the almost-insatiable demand for information technology (IT) workers, historic wages and other data don’t indicate a dramatic shortage. We explore using the freshest labor market data available.