Agile Talent Gap [Infographic] - Who's hiring and who's hire-able

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study conducted by Yoh seems to show that companies advertised a total of 558,918 agile jobs from 2010 to 2012. During the same time period, there were merely 121,876 active candidates, just 17 candidates for every 100 jobs.  Of the available job seekers, more than 50 percent have 10 years of experience or more, while less than two percent have one to two years of experience. The agile gap exists across the U.S., varying only in its degree of severity:

Demand outstrips supply by nearly 4x
Companies have to pay a premium for Agile expertise
The agile talent gap is most significant in the Pacific Northwest
Labor pressure for agile talent goes from bad to worse
Competition for agile talent is fierc
  • Demand outstrips supply by nearly 4x
  • Companies have to pay a premium for Agile expertise
  • The agile talent gap is most significant in the Pacific Northwest
  • Labor pressure for agile talent goes from bad to worse
  • Competition for agile talent is fierce

This is revealed in their infographic below:

Posted on: January 31, 2013 05:01 PM | Permalink

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