Companies Moving To Texas

There has been a lot of news lately about some big-name companies moving to Texas. There are several more lesser-known companies that have moved to Texas. We started compiling a list of companies that have moved to Texas and where – Houston, Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio or wherever else in Texas. There are several reasons tech companies shave been moving to Texas – lower housing costs, lower tax rates, less regulations have made it easier for companies to operate in Texas. There is already an abundance of technical talent all over Texas. Any company moving here can tap [...]

Monthly IT and Technology Jobs Report – January 2021

IT and Technology Jobs Report Jan 2021 Unemployment Rate for IT and Tech Jobs* Jan 2021: 3.0% Dec 2020: 3.0% Jan 2020 (last year): 2.4% Total IT and Tech Jobs* Jan 2021: 5,692,000 Dec 2020: 5,614,000 Jan 2020 (last year): 5,632,000 US Economy Jobs Added Jan 2021: 49,000 Dec 2020: (140,000) Jan 2020 (last year): 315,000 US Unemployment Rate Jan 2021: 6.3% Dec 2020: 6.7% Jan 2020 (last year): 4.0% Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics " 69% of small business expect increased revenues in the year ahead" Source: Vistage SMB CEO Survey  

Monthly IT and Technology Jobs Report – December 2020

IT and Technology Jobs Report Dec 2020 Unemployment Rate for IT and Tech Jobs* Dec 2020: 3.0% Nov 2020: 2.4% Dec 2019 (last year): 2.3% Total IT and Tech Jobs* Dec 2020: 5,614,000 Nov 2020: 5,223,000 Dec 2019 (last year): 5,262,000 US Economy Jobs Added Dec 2020: (140,000) Nov 2020: 245,000 Dec 2019 (last year): 184,000 US Unemployment Rate Dec 2020: 6.7% Nov 2020: 6.7% Dec 2019 (last year): 3.4% Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics "67% of small businesses report plans to increase their workforce in the year ahead" Source: Vistage SMB CEO Survey

Houston IT Jobs Since COVID Started

Below is a graph we just updated showing the IT jobs posted in Houston since COVID started. The top line is the "normal" amount of weekly posted jobs based on the last few years. The bottom line is the actual number of posted jobs. The short version of this is we typically see about 1400 – 1500 IT and software jobs posted every week. This includes jobs posted by companies, recruiters and consulting firms. Since COVID started, that number has gone down. The worst was in late April when there were less than 400 jobs posted a week. For [...]

Monthly IT and Technology Jobs Report – July 2020

IT and Technology Jobs Report July 2020 Unemployment Rate for IT and Tech Jobs* July 2020: 4.4% June 2020: 4.3% July 2019 (last year): 1.3% Total IT and Tech Jobs* July 2020: 5,856,000 June 2020: 5,990,000 July 2019 (last year): 5,578,000 US Economy Jobs Added July 2020:  1,763,000 June 2020: 4,800,000 July 2019 (last year): 194,000 US Unemployment Rate July 2020: 10.2% June 2020: 11.1% July 2019 (last year): 4.0% Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics "Small businesses were twice as likely to report expectations for revenue increases rather than declines over the next 12 months" Source: Vistage SMB CEO Survey [...]