What We Do

The City of Stamford and the Connecticut Department of Labor are working with Crashcode and The Business Council of Fairfield County to train and place 1,000 new workers into tech jobs by 2020 via an accelerated training program. Regional tech companies including Datto, CometaWorks, Comradity, GoNation, CTFN, and others will support with training design and hiring opportunities for graduates.

IT Labor Market Landscape

Below is a snapshot of the Pensacola labor market demand for IT talent. These are the most demanded skills and occupation from 10/2/16 to 11/30/16.
Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and Emsi (projection data)

Open IT Occupations


Concentrated Demand for IT

  • 40% Stamford
  • 100% Nationwide

Top Skills

Baseline Skills

  1. Communication Skills
  2. Troubleshooting
  3. Writing
  4. Problem Solving
  5. Team Work/ Collaboration

Software and Programming Skills

  1. SQL
  2. JAVA
  3. LUNIX
  4. JavaScript
  5. Oracle

Top Occupations

Top 5 Occupations

  1. Software Developers, Applications (15-1132.00)
  2. Computer User Support Specialists (15-1151.00)
  3. Computer Systems Engineers/Architects (15-1199.02)
  4. Computer Systems Analysts (15-1121.00)
  5. Web Developers (15-1134.00)

Fastest Growing Occupations (2015-2020)

  1. Multimedia Artists and Animators
  2. Computer and Information Research Scientists
  3. Software Developers, Applications
  4. Web Developers
  5. Computer Network Support Specialists

Community Partners

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