You’ll be surprised at some of the cities where IT hiring has picked up in the past year. They might not have the highest numbers of jobs listed on Dice.com, but these areas show the highest rate of IT job growth as of Nov. 1st. It’s interesting to compare them with figures from last March.
Click through for 20 of the fastest growing IT job markets according to Dice.com.
It’s surely good news that the number of IT jobs rose by 100 percent for troubled Motor City. Postings increased from 360 in November 2009 to 719 at the beginning of November 2010.
Postings in Florida’s largest city grew from 197 to 388, an increase of 97 percent over the past year.
This hotbed of tech hiring showed a growth rate of 78 percent, from 1,314 postings a year ago to 2,340.
IT postings grew 67 percent at the home city of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, from 264 to 440.
NASCAR’s home city saw IT hiring rev up by 66 percent in the past year, from 692 postings to 1,147.
The second Florida city on this list saw postings grow from 372 a year ago to 611, an increase of 64 percent.
Job postings in Texas’ largest city grew by 62 percent, from 758 to 1,231.
In the midst of a talent war, postings grew from 2,844 a year ago to 4,607, a growth rate of 62 percent.
Postings grew from 443 to 702, growth of 58 percent for this pillar in North Carolina’s Research Triangle.
Listings grew by 58 percent in the City of Roses, from 456 to 720.
Postings grew by 58 percent, from 1,478 to 2,329.
IT job listings increased from 303 to 477, a rise of 57 percent.
Also showing growth of 57 percent, Kansas City listings grew from 310 to 487.
Postings grew from 931 to 1,459, also 57 percent.
Postings grew by 56 percent in the Windy City, from 257 to 402.
In California’s capital city, postings grew from 401 to 447, an increase of 49 percent.
Postings grew from 316 to 460 in Wisconsin’s largest city and beer capital, an increase of 46 percent.
In the Steelers’ hometown, IT listings grew by 44 percent from 374 to 538.
IT postings grew from 508 to 726 in Ohio’s capital city, a rise of 43 percent.
In sunny Miami, the number of IT job postings grew by 42 percent, from 331 to 471 over the past year.