Rural Sourcing is the new outsourcing. So my job might go to Indiana rather than India.
Yet the demand for people with computer science skills is at an all-time high. The latest figures from the U.S. Department of Labor show that the number of computing-related jobs has surpassed the previous peak in 2000. What is more, computing-related jobs are no longer an isolated component of American industries; IT underpins every function of the business community—market research, product design, finance, strategic planning, environmental issues—every aspect of doing and leading.
From CIO. If this is true, why am I still making less than I did in FY2000-01? And why is it that less than 1/3 of the job listings that are sent to me are for full time work rather than project work? Not to sound all sour grapes; if there is an increase in demand, there certainly hasn’t been an increase in compensation going along with it.