Remote work: more vacancies in technology outside the Southeast

Revelo research shows an increase from 42% to 50% in the hiring of professionals in the area from other regions of Brazil.

Technology professionals from outside the Southeast region are having more job opportunities, reports the Digital Convergence.

With the increase in the supply of remote work, driven by the Covid-19 pandemic, technology professionals from outside the Southeast region are having more job opportunities, reports the Digital Convergence.

According to a survey by Revelo, from 2020 to 2021 there was an increase of 42% to 50% in the hiring of professionals from the Central-West, Northeast, North and South regions, while vacancies occupied by people from the Southeast region had a drop of 17.7% . Despite the increase in the spread of professionals throughout the Brazilian territory, more than 40% of the developers interviewed in the survey are still from the state of São Paulo.

Another point raised by the report was regarding the increased need for digitalization of companies, also heightened by the pandemic. Consequently, there was also an increase in the demand for technology professionals, especially in the developer career.

The report "Technology professionals in Brazil in 2021” is the result of a study with more than 33 thousand technology professionals, especially in the development area, and the analysis of more than 1,800,000 searches carried out by companies that are recruiting.

What is the profile of technology professionals in Brazil?

In addition to understanding the possible impacts of the pandemic on the demands and opportunities of the technology job market, the report also details the profile of professionals in the area in Brazil, presenting data regarding specialties, languages and frameworks most used and also which skills are most sought after by recruiting companies.

Most common specialties among technology professionals:

  1. Full-stack (30.5%)
  2. Backend (27.2%)
  3. Front-end (24.2%)

Most popular languages:

  1. HTML (16.5%)
  2. Javascript (14.9%)
  3. SQL (14.6%)

Frameworks most used among professionals in the field:

  1. React.JS (21.8%)
  2. JQuery (14.2%)
  3. Express.JS (8.9%)

Regarding the 50 skills most sought after by companies recruiting technology professionals, the following stand out:

Java (6.4%)

Javascript (5.2%)

React.JS (4.6%)

Node.JS (4.2%)

SQL (3.5%)

Gender inequality

According to Revelo's binary gender identification survey, 87.7% of developers are male, while only 12.3% of all professionals are women. Still very discrepant, this difference is still the result of an increase of 60% in the participation of female people in the area between 2014 and 2019, according to Caged (General Register of Employed and Unemployed Persons).

To see the full report, access the Revelo website and download the document in PDF.

Tech Power

With the aim of encouraging education and professional training in the area of technology, iFood offers a platform with free courses, scholarship programs and support for entering the job market: Tech Power. The initiative aims to generate opportunities in technology for underrepresented or low-income people.

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