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August 18, 2021

Australia construction industry IT recruitment activity flat growth in July 2021

Australia construction industry registered a flat growth in IT hiring activity in July 2021 compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics index.

The industry’s overall hiring decreased by 9.28% in July 2021 compared with June 2021.

Out of the construction industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 3.31% share in July 2021, recording an increase of 0.29% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Australia construction industry’s IT recruitment activity in July 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 97.76% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia construction industry in July 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 33.58% in July 2021, a 66.67% growth over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 27.61% share, an increase of 94.74% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 14.93%, registering a 44.44% decline from June 2021.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 12.69%, down 10.53% over the previous month.

Top five construction companies in Australia IT recruitment activity in July 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 57.14% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia construction industry during July 2021 over June 2021.

Downer EDI posted 15 IT jobs in July 2021 and registered a rise of 87.5% over the previous month, followed by The GPT Group with 13 jobs and a 23.53% drop. Reece with 11 IT jobs and Aurecon Group with 8 jobs, recorded a 57.14% growth and a 300% increase, respectively, while Arup Group recorded a 700% an increase with 8 job postings during July 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in July 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 66.42%, down by 16.04% from June 2021. Mid Level positions with a 20.9% share, a growth of 211.11% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 12.69% share, up 41.67% over June 2021.

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