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As a programmer, the ultimative solution for the desktop is to avoid the desktop altogether - Quartz
In the last ten years, design professionals and engineering professionals have created a dozen new ways to keep us in touch with the business without going there. There are more home based coders than ever before, and some of the most seasoned coders are even beginning to require it. By 2015, an estimated 300,000 full-time IT professionals in the US were working from home.
This number also contains related occupations such as actuarial and statistical, but the overwhelming bulk are computer scientists. Though not the biggest group of distant staff in terms of total numbers, this is about 8% of all coders, which is a much bigger percentage than in any other occupational group, and well above the overall employment rate of just under 3%.
Quarz analysed US Federal Population Count, US Community Survey and US Times Use Survey information to assess how many full-time staff work from home, what tasks they perform and how much spending at home rather than in the work. In order to concentrate solely on the home working practices of the working population, we have removed the self-employed from this study.
Not only do coders work from home more often than other staff, but when they do, they are more likely to work all-day from home. Between 2012 and 2015, the typical full-time programmer who worked from home said he averaged five and a half hour at work. This is an 92% rise in home working averages between 2003 and 2005, almost twice the rate of the overall job averages.
The advantages of working from home are evident to many developers. Work from home, provided you can keep up a certain level of discipline, provides a peace of mind rarely found in an agency. Technological firms that are used to attracting applicants with fitness studios and free food now have to deal with a growing number of applicants who don't want to come to the offices at all.
According to a January poll carried out by the Stack Overflow, a favorite programmers' website, 53% of developers identified distance work as one of their five most valuable advantages - more than healthcare, working time or career advancement. Migrating well-paid skilled workers from the offices could have far-reaching societal and policy implications.
The majority of available evidence suggests that working from home is less common in most of Europe, but even more so in fast-growing national economies such as China, India and Indonesia. Migrating well-paid skilled workers from the offices could have far-reaching societal and policy implications. I was a teleworker who took my coast pay to a small town in the east of Texas.
Speaking for myself, I know two other distance writers in similar situation here. However, the work from home has many detractors. Recently IBM said it was going to tell tens of millions of remote workers to go back to the offices. However, the concerns of these businesses do not seem to interfere with the growing interest of home developers in working at home.