Demand for IOT talent rocketed by 304%: Belong Talent Supply Index

First of its kind index helps companies measure hiring efforts, costs and timelines for emerging and competitive roles.


With the exponential uptick in adoption of IOT and machine learning related activity in India, the demand for IOT talent rocketed by 304%, between 2014 to 2017, according to the Talent Supply Index ™ (TSI) by Belong - the world's first predictive outbound hiring platform provider.

The Talent Supply Index (TSI) is based on Belong’s platform data and publicly-available data from a continuously growing array of hiring sources, including traditional job sites, inbound recruiting channels, online communities, tech networks, discussion forums and more. The June 2017 TSI factored more than 1.6 M jobs and over 260,000 candidates based in India. Talent Supply Index ™ (TSI), a benchmark metric to help companies foresee and measure talent acquisition efforts for critical jobs in the technology sector.


“While several surveys rank either in-demand jobs or in-demand skills, what talent leaders need today is that one metric that fuses demand and supply sides of the equation to track how competitive the landscape is,” said Vijay Sharma, Co-Founder & CEO of Belong.


“What’s clear is that even in the midst of all the layoffs, it’s solidly a candidate-driven market for the jobs of the future,” said Vijay Sharma. “This trend will only accelerate with more companies investing aggressively in cloud and emerging technologies like AI, while supply struggles to keep pace,” he added.

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