IT job growth, hiring slows

While U.S. employers added 3,800 IT jobs in March, that is a steep decline from February's 9,300 jobs, a decrease of 59.1 percent, reports The Wall Street Journal, citing Janco Associates' analysis of data from the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau.

That's also a decrease from the 9,900 jobs added in March 2015, according to the report.

Since January, U.S. employers have created 19,000 IT jobs, significantly fewer than the 33,900 jobs created over the same period last year, according to the report.

If the trends persist, Janco Associates estimates there will 72,000 more jobs created by the end of the year, reaching a total of 91,000 new jobs.

M. Victor Janulaitis, CEO of Janco Associates, said in the WSJ report these numbers are "a bad omen," and suggest political and economic uncertainties are playing a role in the slowed job growth.

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