February 2016 - Tracking the most popular programming languages, databases and software development tools in whoishiring discussion threads.
New This month's report adds overall posting trends (below) for the first time. As the Hacker News hiring thread has grown in popularity over the past few years, as well the industry in general has grown over the the past few years, looking at overall posting trends is another area to look for clues to economic and industry health.
Rail beat Node for the 4th time in the last 5 months, though it was much closer this month. Django and PHP continue along a mostly flat trend around 5%.
As one of the leading technologies right now, React may not be able to climb much higher. However, it did separate from Angular as it fell back a bit in February. Looks like Backbone folks are largely shifting to React as well, as Backbone continues a downward trend.
Postgresql continues to double up MySQL. MySQL hasn't been close since last March. Microsoft technologies are still mostly invisible in these trends.
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