Big firms in India hiring IT contractors
Software manufacturers Antenna Software and marketing experts Vanson Bourne, have come together to carry out the survey which has confirmed the positive news, revealing that businesses in the UK are expected to double their spending on mobile technology within the next 18 months.
Freelancers working in the IT sector can expect several big IT firms in India, such as Wipro and Infosys to hire more IT professionals in the UK, a relief for many IT contractors who were previously seeing such work outsourced to India and other Asian countries, such as the Philippines.
Another giant firm Tata Consultancy Services, which already employs 6,739 IT contractors in the UK, is planning to take on another 1,500 this year.
Specialist IT recruiter, CWJobs.co.uk have also announced the results from a poll, which has found that 19 per cent of those in the IT sector are planning to enhance their expertise in mobile computing, a skill that will clearly assist them with the latest job opportunities being offered by the Indian IT giants.
Website director of CWJobs, Richard Nott, said, “Who would have guessed five years ago that apps such as Angry Birds would turn into a multimillion pound product?
“Mobile computing presents huge opportunities for businesses, and in turn, fantastic career opportunities for skilled IT pros.”