Demand heats up for data scientists/analysts

“The need to update digital services is creating high staffing demand for automation test analysts as well as test analysts who are experienced within the digital/mobile area,” Jason Walker, managing director, Hays New Zealand, says in a statement.,

“With a number of companies investing in new projects, most employers are focused on securing permanent candidates.

Automation skills are a must, and ideally candidates should have the ability to set up automation frameworks. Web/mobile and online project experience is also preferred, and the top candidates have multi industry experience,” he says.

Another major driver of IT vacancy activity is growth in the data analytic and data science space.