For the first time in 2010, our Job Market Competition report shows all major metropolitan areas have fewer than 10 unemployed persons per job posting – a notable lessening of job competition since our last report.
Washington D.C. has only one unemployed per job posting, maintaining its first place position as the city with the least competition for jobs. At the other end of the scale, Detroit moved up one place from the bottom position: it now has nine unemployed per job posting, an improvement from 13 earlier this year.
The post contains the top 5 and bottom 5 metro markets based on number of unemployed per job posting. No surprise that D.C. is number 1 considering the ever-expanding government. Did you ever think we would be at a point where moving below 10 unemployed people per opening was improvement?