Average IT worker earned $32.39 an hour in October 2007

Hourly wages for highly-skilled technology professionals reached an all-time high during Q4 2007. And though growth slowed sequentially at the end of the year, it still remained ahead of 2006, according to Yoh Index of Technology Wages. The average hourly wage for high-impact IT workers was recorded at $32.39 during October 2007, the highest average pay figure documented by the Yoh Index of Technology Wages since its inception in 2001. While average wages had experienced a 7.1% increase in September, they were followed by 5.7% growth in October, and 3.4% improvement in November and December, when compared to the same months in 2006.