Maybe this will help you to understand why American Programmers like myself cannot get hired at any level even though we have 30 years of experience, knowledge, and wisdom in the field.
The chart on the left shows the breakdown of jobs in America.
The chart on the right shows the breakdown of the H-1B Hunting License Applications in America.
Look at the largest portion of H-1B Hunting Licenses in Application on the right hand chart.
Now find it on the left chart.
Are you beginning to get it?




This is a break down of all jobs in America.
These are broken down by the left two digits of the Occupational Code and are the only occupational codes currently being used by BLS OES at this time.
OCC_CODEOCC_TITLEQuantity of JobsMean Hourly WageMean Annual Wage
53-0000Transportation and Material Moving Occupations953661016.935160
51-0000Production Occupations907329017.4136220
49-0000Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations537415022.1145990
45-0000Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations45423012.6726360
47-0000Construction and Extraction Occupations547782022.8847580
11-0000Management Occupations693699055.3115020
13-0000Business and Financial Operations Occupations703256035.4873800
15-0000Computer and Mathematical Occupations400525041.4386170
17-0000Architecture and Engineering Occupations247539039.8982980
19-0000Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations114611034.2471220
21-0000Community and Social Service Occupations197214022.1946160
23-0000Legal Occupations106237049.74103460
25-0000Education, Training, and Library Occupations854267025.4853000
27-0000Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations184360027.3956980
29-0000Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations802180037.477800
31-0000Healthcare Support Occupations398991014.1929520
33-0000Protective Service Occupations335162021.4544610
35-0000Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations1257708010.9822850
37-0000Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations440705013.0227080
39-0000Personal Care and Service Occupations430750012.3325650
41-0000Sales and Related Occupations1446212018.939320
43-0000Office and Administrative Support Occupations2184642017.4736330


This is a break down of all H-1B Hunting License Applications in America the most recent year. These are broken down by the left two digits as well.
As you can see, there is a lot of garbage in the data so ignore the ones that do not match the columns in the American side of this report.
Column1Quantity
101
1110531
1333244
15263188
1726781
181
1912627
201
21602
231289
256308
275631
299821
3135
338
3557
377
3994
411696
43254
4518
4717
4927
5141
5340
541
691
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ME2
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