IT hiring to grow 10-12% in 2021 as global purse strings loosen: TeamLease

Growth to be led by demand for contractual staff, advanced technology skills

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The IT contract hiring which was one of the earliest to take a hit during the pandemic has regained nearly 75 per cent of the pre-Covid level by September this year, said TeamLease

Bibhu Ranjan Mishra Bengaluru
After hitting the slower lane, IT hiring is expected to pick up in 2021 showing double-digit growth as global clients open up their purse strings to digitise their operations using new age technologies. According to staffing solutions provider TeamLease the demand for IT talents is expected to gain momentum in 2021 and see a growth of 10-12 per cent backed by positive demand environment.

The uptick is expected to be led by recovery in demand for contractual staff which had taken a massive hit apart from advanced technical skillsets such as data sciences and data analytics the demand for which is expected to see an increase of 45 per cent.

“With 95 per cent of organisations planning to increase their

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First Published: Dec 31 2020 | 7:06 PM IST

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