Formstack: 82% of people don’t know what “ no code ” means
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Despite massive growth in no-code, only 18% of people are familiar with ‘no-code’, according to the Rise of the No-Code Economy report produced by Formstack, a no-code workplace productivity platform.
If you haven’t heard of no-code yet, you’re not alone. Despite the massive growth of no-code over the past year, 82% of people are unfamiliar with the term “no-code”. This is revealed in the recent report produced by Formstack, a code-free workplace productivity platform. Yet the survey also found that 66% of respondents have adopted no-code tools in the past year and 41% in the past six months, suggesting that the developer shortage and the pandemic have fueled growth. in industry.
No-code is a type of software development that allows anyone to build digital applications – from building mobile, voice, or e-commerce apps and websites to automating a number of tasks or tasks. process – without writing a single line of code. It’s about using tools with an intuitive drag-and-drop interface to create a unique solution to a problem. Alternatively, low-code minimizes the amount of manual coding required, but it still requires technical skills and some code knowledge.
The report showed that adoption and awareness of non-code is still relatively limited to developers and the tech community, as 81% of those working in IT are aware of the idea of tools without code. But despite current adoption rates among people outside of IT, the report shows huge potential for non-technical employees to embrace no-code. Formstack’s survey found that 33% of respondents across all industries plan to increase code-free use over the next year, including 45% in computer and electronics manufacturing, 46% in banking and finance and 71% in software.
In addition to growing adoption rates, many respondents believe their organizations and industries will start hiring codeless positions over the next year, indicating that the growing codeless economy will create demand in a whole new one. industry segment.
The survey interviewed 1,000 workers from various industries, job levels and company sizes to collect comprehensive data on the understanding, use and growth of no-code. External sources and data points are included throughout the report to better define and explain the codeless economy.
Read the full Formstack Rise of the economy without code.
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