Technology trends at Qxf2 in 2021

Technical growth is one of the key factors to the success of any company. An organization that intends to stay competitive and relevant will make every effort to adapt to the latest technological trends. Let’s take a look back at how technical Qxf2 was in 2021 and the growth we had.


Brief

In this blog, we will try to uncover the most frequently used tech stacks, the most popular technologies, technologies that we employed at our clients, and technologies used for various internal projects at Qxf2 in 2021. We will also take a peek at the technologies that have seen a significant increase in usage compared to the previous year as well as technologies that have seen a steady decrease in usage.


Most frequently used technologies of 2021

The following bar graph and word cloud represent the top 15 technologies that we used most frequently at Qxf2. In other words, technologies that were reported the most number of times in 2021.

Graph used to represent the most frequently used techs at Qxf2 in 2021
Top 15 frequently used technologies at Qxf2 in 2021
Word cloud of most frequently used technologies in 2021
Word cloud representation of most frequently used technologies at Qxf2 in 2021

As expected Python was the most used tech in 2021 as well, followed by AWS lambda. Thanks to the various microservices-related projects we worked on.

Most frequently used programming language: Python
Most frequently used database: Neo4j
Most frequently used webframework: React


Most popular technologies of 2021

This is not the same as the most used technologies, because one individual can use the same tech many times. Instead, the following bar graph and word cloud illustrate the most widely used technologies amongst the employees.

Graph that shows top 15 widely used techs in 2021
Top 15 widely used technologies at Qxf2 in 2021

Word cloud that show technologies that were most widely used with qxf2 in 2021
Word cloud representation of most widely used technologies at Qxf2 in 2021

Thanks to the Newsletter app group project, Python was once again the most widely used tech, followed by MySQL.

Most popular programming language: Python

Most popular database: MySQL

Most popular webframework: Flask


Technologies reported by folks working on clients

The following word cloud shows the technologies reported by folks who were working on clients in 2021

Word cloud representation of most used technologies in 2021 by folks working on clients
Word cloud representation of most reported technologies by folks who were working on clients in 2021


A comparison of top 5 technologies between 2020 and 2021

In this section we will try to compare the technology trends at Qxf2 between 2020 and 2021.

Comparison of technologies with increased usage between 2020 and 2021

Comparison of technologies with decreased usage between 2020 and 2021

New technologies

Word cloud of technologies reported for the first time at Qxf2 in 2021
Word Cloud representation of technologies that were used or reported for the first time in 2021

Technologies used for internal Projects

We worked on a wide variety of internal projects in 2021. In this section, we will take a look at the technologies that were used for these projects. The projects will be divided into three main sections: Microservices projects, IOT Projects, and Other miscellaneous projects.
To get details on the individual projects we did, please refer to the following blog post What tech did Qxf2 work on in 2021

Microservices projects

Microservice architecture is definitely one of the hottest topics in the IT industry. We worked on a variety of microservices-related internal projects last year with the use of tech stacks like AWS Lambda, CloudWatch, and more. The following is a word cloud representation of technologies that we used for these projects.

Word cloud of microservice project related technologies
Word cloud representation of technologies used for Microservice Projects at Qxf2 in 2021


IOT projects

The Internet of Things (IoT) has progressed from science fiction to necessity in recent years. From smart automobiles to healthcare systems, it has impacted nearly every business and area of our life. We too worked on a few IOT projects in 2021. The following is a word cloud representation of the technologies that we used for these projects.

Word cloud of technologies used for IOT projects in 2021
Word cloud representation of technologies we used for our IOT projects


Other miscellaneous projects

We also worked on various miscellaneous projects making use of unique tech stacks like Dask, ReportPortal, React, Neo4j, and many more. The following is a word cloud representation of the tech stacks we used for these projects.

word cloud of technologies used for different projects at Qxf2 in 2021
Word cloud representation of technologies we used for various projects at Qxf2 in 2021

I hope this blog was useful in determining how technical Qxf2 was in 2021 and gives a clearer picture of the technical growth we had over the year.

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