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How long do you prefer to stay at a given job?

Survey period: 8 Aug 2016 to 15 Aug 2016

Some like to commit to an organisation for life, some like to mix and match as often as they can. How committed are we as developers?

OptionVotes% 
I prefer to stick to the one job for life32520.19
I prefer to stay at a job for at least 10 years20712.86
I prefer to stay at a job for at least 5 years29718.45
I prefer to stay at a job for at least 2 - 5 years55434.41
I prefer to stay at a job for 1 or 2 years max1418.76
No more than 12 months per job201.24
No more than 6 months per job130.81
3 months max and I need a change110.68
I don't work.503.11



 
GeneralIt depends Pin
seesharpmind12-Aug-16 22:39
seesharpmind12-Aug-16 22:39 
GeneralI have a rule. Three and up or three and out. Pin
godfetish12-Aug-16 5:04
godfetish12-Aug-16 5:04 
GeneralI have the same job, just different clients / employees Pin
Marc Clifton11-Aug-16 4:21
mvaMarc Clifton11-Aug-16 4:21 
GeneralRe: I have the same job, just different clients / employees Pin
Karthik_Mahalingam20-Oct-16 23:12
professionalKarthik_Mahalingam20-Oct-16 23:12 
GeneralTill the paycheck no longer clears... duh. Pin
Wynter Dragon9-Aug-16 10:59
Wynter Dragon9-Aug-16 10:59 
General30 years this year... Pin
Stuart Dootson9-Aug-16 10:25
professionalStuart Dootson9-Aug-16 10:25 
GeneralRe: 30 years this year... Pin
Matt T Heffron9-Aug-16 13:59
professionalMatt T Heffron9-Aug-16 13:59 
GeneralRe: 30 years this year... Pin
User 842012-Aug-16 8:34
User 842012-Aug-16 8:34 
GeneralRe: 30 years this year... Pin
John R Moore12-Aug-16 16:18
John R Moore12-Aug-16 16:18 
GeneralRe: 30 years this year... Pin
Karthik_Mahalingam20-Oct-16 23:12
professionalKarthik_Mahalingam20-Oct-16 23:12 
GeneralCurrent 9 years and counting Pin
Corporal Agarn9-Aug-16 6:45
professionalCorporal Agarn9-Aug-16 6:45 
GeneralI'm a consultant Pin
AlexCode9-Aug-16 6:30
professionalAlexCode9-Aug-16 6:30 
GeneralRe: I'm a consultant Pin
Mycroft Holmes9-Aug-16 22:43
professionalMycroft Holmes9-Aug-16 22:43 
GeneralRe: I'm a consultant Pin
AlexCode10-Sep-16 3:37
professionalAlexCode10-Sep-16 3:37 
GeneralSame job for 16+ years Pin
kmoorevs9-Aug-16 6:04
kmoorevs9-Aug-16 6:04 
GeneralWell... Pin
#realJSOP9-Aug-16 6:03
mva#realJSOP9-Aug-16 6:03 
GeneralIt's not about a time interval Pin
agolddog9-Aug-16 6:21
agolddog9-Aug-16 6:21 
GeneralRe: It's not about a time interval Pin
ledtech310-Aug-16 8:44
ledtech310-Aug-16 8:44 
GeneralMissing Response - As long as I own the Company Pin
Member 37172048-Aug-16 22:38
Member 37172048-Aug-16 22:38 
Any entrepreneur developer stays until they sell.
GeneralRate of change Pin
Plamen Dragiyski8-Aug-16 21:30
professionalPlamen Dragiyski8-Aug-16 21:30 
GeneralIt sorta just happened Pin
Super Lloyd8-Aug-16 14:34
Super Lloyd8-Aug-16 14:34 
Generaldo you hate students? Pin
Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan8-Aug-16 11:35
professionalAfzaal Ahmad Zeeshan8-Aug-16 11:35 
GeneralRe: do you hate students? Pin
Super Lloyd8-Aug-16 14:36
Super Lloyd8-Aug-16 14:36 
GeneralRe: do you hate students? Pin
Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan9-Aug-16 9:47
professionalAfzaal Ahmad Zeeshan9-Aug-16 9:47 
GeneralRe: do you hate students? Pin
OriginalGriff8-Aug-16 20:14
mvaOriginalGriff8-Aug-16 20:14 

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