ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of IT jobs grew 0.1 percent sequentially last month to 4,708,700, 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 3.1% since December 2013 adding 139,400 IT workers.
Engineering job growth strengthened in December, up 0.1 percent sequentially to 2,528,900. On a year-over-year basis, engineering employment has grown by 2.1% since December 2013 adding 52,600 engineering workers.
"IT and engineering employment continued its steady climb in December. With December's positive numbers, we have now had 57 consecutive months of IT growth---an impressive statistic to be sure," stated Mark Roberts, CEO of TechServe Alliance. "From all the data we see as well as the front-line reports of my member companies, 2015 promises to be a strong year for IT and engineering employment growth," added Roberts.
For the complete January 2015 TechServe Alliance Employment Indices please visit: http://www.techservealliance.org/pressroom/documents/IndexReleaseJanuary2015.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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