According to Dice.com, demand for developers with cloud experience soared up 221 percent last year. And surveys from Gartner and the Eclipse Foundation also indicate a surge in demand for programmers with cloud skills.
Where should those enterprises look for recruits with cloud expertise? Open source projects. A new report by Cloud.com, BitNami, and Zenoss found that 69 percent of open source users use that software in the cloud “whenever possible.”