ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of IT jobs grew 0.2 percent sequentially last month to 5,013,900, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment has grown by 3.9% since November 2014 adding 187,300 IT workers.
The rate of engineering job growth continues to be modest, up only 0.1 percent sequentially to 2,532,000. On a year-over-year basis, engineering employment has grown by 0.8% since November 2014 adding 20,500 engineering workers.
"While not as robust as earlier in the year, IT employment continued its steady climb in November. This follows October where IT jobs crossed the important milestone of 5 million jobs for the first time," stated Mark Roberts, CEO of TechServe Alliance. "As it has for most of 2015, engineering job growth continues to be anemic," added Roberts.
For the complete Dec. 2015 TechServe Alliance Employment Indices please visit: http://www.techservealliance.org/files/IndexReleaseDecember2015.pdf
About TechServe Alliance
TechServe Alliance is the national trade association of the IT & Engineering staffing and solutions industry. Hundreds of IT & Engineering staffing and solutions firms and tens of thousands of affiliated professionals, count on TechServe Alliance to keep their leadership informed, engaged and connected. TechServe Alliance serves as the voice of the industry before the policymakers and the national and trade press. By providing access to the knowledge and best practices of an entire industry and tapping the "collective scale" of hundreds of companies, TechServe Alliance supports its members in the efficient delivery of best-in-class IT & Engineering staffing and solutions for clients and exceptional professional opportunities for every consultant.
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