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[nycphp-talk] State Of The PHP Economy 2009

Jake McGraw jmcgraw1 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 13 17:53:33 EST 2009


See:

http://www.odesk.com/blog/2008/12/stay-employed-jobs-with-the-least-competition-and-greatest-opportunity/

and:

http://www.odesk.com/blog/2008/12/stay-employed-web-developer-skills-in-most-demand-php-ajax-mysql/

Summary:

LAMP still in high demand, maybe when all those finance majors decide
to go back to CS and CoE competition will pick up again. Until then,
there are more opportunities than developers, so supply and demand
dictates that getting a job isn't that tough.

- jake


On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 5:42 PM, Brian Dailey <brian at realm3.com> wrote:
>
> How has the economic apocalypse left the PHP world?
>
> So far I've heard some rumors of job layoffs, but most of them have been
> relegated to the financial sector. Every freelancer/consultant I know of
> that has been in business for more than a year is doing great, but recent
> starters are having a harder time of it.
>
> Venture capital money is starting to tighten up (but not as much as I
> thought it would), which more or less affects the PHP world since PHP tends
> to see more use in startups.
>
> What are you guys hearing out there? What's the job market like in NYC?
>
> - Brian Dailey
>
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