In tech, the first quarter wrap-up of hiring trends found the unemployment rate averaged 4.4% –about half the national average and down from 4.7% in the first quarter a year ago.
Despite the job gains, professionals are still hesitant to leave their current positions. In the first quarter, 367,000 employees per month in professional and business services voluntarily quit their jobs. That’s still well below the 10-year average for that category.
For more, visit Dice’s Tech Trends Q1 2012.