Coding Bootcamp Market to Grow by 74% in 2016

Coding Bootcamp Market to Grow by 74% in 2016

FULL STEAM AHEAD: Aspiring programmers have plenty of options to hone their coding skills, and these opportunities continue to grow. The latest data from coding bootcamp review site Course Report is out, and it indicates that the market for these accelerating learning programs is doing some accelerating of its own.

Course Report’s third annual Market Sizing Report finds that coding bootcamps expect to graduate 17,966 students in 2016, up from 10,333 in 2015. For comparison, the company estimates that there were 61,408 undergraduate computer science graduates from accredited U.S. universities in 2015.

The latest analysis surveyed full-time, in-person U.S. and Canadian bootcamps with courses in web and mobile development. Other key findings:

  • In 2016, the sheer number of bootcamp providers has grown to 91, compared to 67 last year.
  • The average tuition price of courses is $11,451, with an average program length of 12.9 weeks.
  • In 2016 Full Stack JavaScript surpassed Ruby on Rails as the most common teaching language.
  • As of June 1, there are coding bootcamps in 69 US cities and 34 states.
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