Infographic: Accounting, Finance, and IT Hiring Trends for Q4 2018

As we reach the home stretch of 2018, Brilliant™—a direct-hire, contract, and consulting practice specializing in accounting, finance, and information technology (IT)—has released its Q4 2018 Hiring Forecast.

According to the forecast, businesses are reporting a record-high number of open positions in accounting, finance, and IT heading into Q4 2018 with plans to increase hiring over the next 12 months.

The forecast found that almost half (48%) of businesses that participated in Brilliant’s recent study reported unfilled positions in accounting and finance, and 43% reported openings in information technology. This not only marks a significant increase over the last quarter for accounting, finance, and IT—it also marks a 5-year high.

Key findings from the forecast are outlined in the infographic below.