Developers don’t want to return to office after pandemic, according to Github

During the pandemic, many developers Until then, those who worked in offices began to do so from their homes. As the situation improves and the number of vaccinated increases, companies have begun to ask their workers to return to their jobs. But not all are coming back. Nor do they want to. This is reflected by the ireport from GitHub State of the Octoverse 2021.

The study recalls that before the pandemic the percentage of developers who worked in the office part-time or full-time was only 41%, but after the pandemic this percentage can be further reduced. Of the 12,000 developers surveyed for the report, only 10.7% expected to return to the office when the pandemic ends. The rest hope to continue teleworking, in whole or in part.

They are coming to the conclusion at Microsoft that a lot of people are most likely going to adopt a hybrid working model. Before the pandemic, 28.1% of developers already had agreements to work partly from the office and partly remotely, but after the pandemic, 47.8% expect to have hybrid agreements. In addition, 26.5% worked in companies in which all positions were remote. Now 38.8% expect to work like this. On the other hand, according to the report, in 2021 productivity has already returned to pre-pandemic levels.

As for the programming languages, there have been no changes to the most popular among GitHub users in 2020. In 2021, the top ones remain the same, with JavaScript in the lead, followed by Python, Java, TypeScript, C # and C ++. Shell has climbed to eighth position, displacing C to ninth. And Ruby is still in 10th place.

Github now has 73 million user developers, and has reached 16 million new users, a year in which in total they created 61 million new repositories, and made 170 million pull requests that were led to projects. Among the repositories that have more than 100 developers contributing to them, 18.77% are considered intensive users. Among those with more than 1000 contributors, half consider them intensive users.

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