Home / News

Study Indicates Nearly Half A Million Jobs Created from "App Economy" in US

A new study reveals close to 466,000 jobs have been created in the "App Economy" in United States — up from zero in 2007. The total number of Apps Economy jobs includes jobs at 'pure' app firms such as Zynga as well as app-related jobs at large companies such as Electronic Arts, Amazon, and AT&T, as well as app 'infrastructure' jobs at core firms such as Google, Apple, and Facebook. In addition, the App Economy total includes employment spillovers to the rest of the economy.

The research [PDF] analyzed detailed information from The Conference Board Help-Wanted OnLine (HWOL) database as conventional employment numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics were not suitable to track such a phenomenon as this economic ecosystem is so new.

Related topics: Mobile, Web

WEEKLY WRAP — Get CircleID's Weekly Summary Report by Email:

Comments

To post comments, please login or create an account.

Related Blogs

Related News

Topics

Industry Updates – Sponsored Posts

.nyc Goes Public to Brand the Big Apple

Mobile Web Traffic: A Dive Into the Data

Mobile Web Has Now Overtaken PC in 40 Nations, Including India, Nigeria and Bangladesh

Four Reasons to Move from .COM to Your .BRAND Domain

Dot Brand: Why Your Brand Needs Its Own Top-Level Domain

DotConnectAfrica's Executive Director Sophia Bekele Keynote Remarks for the ITU's Girl's ICT Day

New Chinese "Mobile" Top-Level Domain Now Available

Ofcom Benchmarking UK Broadband Performance Welcomed, But Needs Considerable Improvement

Join dotMobi at World Hosting Days 2014, April 1 - 3

Afilias Announces Its First Internationalized TLD With the Launch of .MOBILE in Chinese

Social Networks Likely to Lose Grip on Brand/Consumer Conversations in Wake of New "Dot Brand" TLDs

dotMobi and Verio Introduce goMobi Mobile Website Solution in Europe

dotMobi and Verio introduce goMobi mobile website solution in Europe

Small Business: Extracting More From An Online Presence

dotMobi and Digital Element Announce Strategic Partnership

Maximizing the Mobile Web User Experience: Tips of the Trade

Neustar Names John Caldwell Vice President of Media and New Ventures

IP Geolocation: Four Reasons It Beats the Alternatives

Dyn Acquires Mobile Dashboard App Trendslide

Dyn Research: Where Do Companies Host Their Websites?

Sponsored Topics

Verisign

Security

Sponsored by
Verisign
dotMobi

Mobile

Sponsored by
dotMobi
Minds + Machines

Top-Level Domains

Sponsored by
Minds + Machines
Afilias

DNS Security

Sponsored by
Afilias