Author Archives: Robin Warren

March 2013 job trends posted

The latest stats are up http://jobstractor.com/monthly-stats A weak start to the year continues but we’re not far from where we were this time last year now.

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February 2013 programming language trends

The latest stats are up http://jobstractor.com/monthly-stats A slightly weak start to the year, not sure if the drop at the end of last year was less seasonal and more an indication of a long running trend. Also, if you missed … Continue reading

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2012 Programming language trends review

My review of the trends for 2012, including some new stats is available here: http://jobstractor.com/trends/2012-Review I hope you find it interesting :)

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January 2013 programming language trends

I’ve put up the first job trends post of the year, and added in a trend chart showing the data for all tracked languages over the last 12 months. http://jobstractor.com/monthly-stats Looking over the year you can see Action Script becoming … Continue reading

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October job trends

I’ve posted the October job trends. Looks like people are back from their hols now :) http://jobstractor.com/trends/October-2012

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September job trends

I’ve posted the September job trends. Anyone know where Ruby and Python guys go on their holidays? http://jobstractor.com/trends/September-2012  

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Now might be the best time to build something on Twitter’s platform

Firstly apologies if you’re bored with the hysteria surrounding twitter’s v1.1 api  announcement, I too had quite enough the other day. I promise to: Keep this post short Say something I’ve not seen elsewhere The announcement in two parts Twitter … Continue reading

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Most requested programming skill last month? JavaScript.

So about this time of the month I’d usually announce the latest monthly programming language trends from Jobs Tractor. Oh, go on then, they’re here http://jobstractor.com/monthly-stats you can read the summary yourself there. This month though I thought I’d share something different. … Continue reading

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5 ways to find a job through social media

Phil Gauvin of MatchFwd has an article over on Cult Montreal recommending 5 ways to use social media to get a job. It’s a lot about increasing your luck surface area by increasing your network, and there are some tips on … Continue reading

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off topic – create your own word search

Very much off topic. I’ve launched a new side project over at http://WordSearchGenerator.org, I’m still working on JobsTractor (and the day job :)) but had an idea for something I could create quickly and could be an occasional alternative distraction … Continue reading

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