We've reported that Web Developers are hard-to-fill jobs, and hiring demand is still growing. Today, we wanted to give you a competitive advantage to find candidates faster and easier. Below, we give you the 10 cities with the best conditions for finding this talent. If you're experiencing challenges with filling Web Developer jobs, try sourcing from one of these locations – you're likely to see less competition from other employers and more candidates.
Hiring Scale for Web Developers in Major US Metro Areas
As you can see from the above heat map, there aren't too many places that will find Web Developers "easy" to fill. Most locations are shaded red, denoting difficult-to-fill locations, and only a few areas are orange. Here are the 10 metropolitan areas that currently have the best conditions for recruiting Web Developers:
- South Bend-Mishawaka, IN
- Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR
- Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA
- Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA
- Montgomery, AL
- El Paso, TX
- Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL
- Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA
- Toledo, OH
- Bakersfield-Delano, CA
On average across the US, Web Developer jobs score a 92 on our Hiring Scale out of a possible 99 (with 99 representing the hardest-to-recruit conditions.) The South Bend, IN metro area scores the lowest in the US, with a 67. This doesn't necessarily mean that conditions will be easy here since 67 is still a moderately difficult score, but they are likely to see the best conditions associated with sourcing potential candidates. There are only 9 jobs for Web Developers currently being advertised in this metro area. Recruiters are likely to see less competition from other employers to attract candidates. In addition, the average posting period in South Bend for a Web Developer job ad is about 5.5 weeks, compared to the national average of 6 weeks.
Hiring Scale for Web Developers in South Bend, IN
By sourcing potential candidates from the above 10 locations, Recruiters may have to relocate new employees. However, they may be able to recruit better candidates and fill jobs faster.
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