Questions in this section were shown to the developers who identified Rust as one of the languages they use.
Rust remains a language that is primarily used for hobbies (67%) or personal / side projects (64%). The share of Rust developers using it for work is only 16%.
80% of Rust developers are new users of the language with 1 year of experience or less.
Visual Studio Code remains the IDE most commonly used for Rust development (40%), followed by CLion (24%) and IntelliJ IDEA (19%).
Rust is mostly used for such project types as CLI Tools (49%), Systems Programming (38%), and Web Development (33%).
Rust developers are generally more experienced and are more likely to have senior positions than other developers.
Compared with other developers, a larger share of Rust developers contributes to open source projects.
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