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Question 6 of 17 in Industry
Started Sep 23, 2020 07:00PM UTC   •   Closing Jan 01, 2021 04:59AM UTC

What percentage of software engineer job postings between January 1 and March 31, 2021, inclusive, will allow for remote work?

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Related question. This question was previously issued for 2020 Q3. You can view those forecasts here

Context. COVID-19 is reshaping the global economy by leading to an increase in jobs that can be performed remotely. A remote tech industry would have different properties than a non-remote tech industry. Most significantly, location would be a less of a constraint on where people work and who companies hire. 

For more on this metric, see the accompanying metric analysis: "Tech Jobs Are Going Remote; UK Leads the Way."

Data and resolution details. This question resolves based on Burning Glass data available as of July 1, 2021. It includes all countries for which Burning Glass has data: the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore.

The data underlying the graph is here.

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Name Probability
Less than 6% 2%
Between 6% and11%, inclusive 8%
More than 11% but less than or equal to 16% 19%
More than 16% but less than or equal to 21% 24%
More than 21% 47%

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