July 2014 Dice Report: Help Wanted Signs = Dollar Signs for $oftware Developers
More employers, in more industries, are adopting targeted plans to provide unique bonus programs for software developers. Demand for top talent is increasing and this is evidenced by the low unemployment rate for software developers, which was just 2.3% in the second quarter of 2014 according to the BLS.
In Dice’s recent survey of 700 employers, of those who have bonus plans, 11% have programs specifically tailored to software developers. And for many companies, these specialized performance plans were only recently put in place.