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July 13, 2021updated 25 Oct 2021 5:40am

Hong Kong construction industry IT recruitment activity rises 5.3% in June 2021

Hong Kong construction industry registered a 5.3% rise in IT hiring activity in June 2021 compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics index.

The industry’s overall hiring decreased by 4.55% in June 2021 compared with May 2021.

Out of the construction industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 6.94% share in June 2021, recording an increase of 1.67% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Hong Kong construction industry’s IT recruitment activity in June 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Hong Kong construction industry in June 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 31.25% in June 2021, a 58.33% drop over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 25% share, decline of 20% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 25%, registering a flat growth from May 2021.

4) Computer and Information Research Scientists captured a share of 12.5%, up 100% over the previous month.

Top five construction companies in Hong Kong IT recruitment activity in June 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 11.11% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Hong Kong construction industry during June 2021 over May 2021.

Jones Lang LaSalle posted 2 IT jobs in June 2021 and registered a flat growth over the previous month, followed by Sun Hung Kai Properties with 2 jobs and a 100% growth. Hang Lung Group with 2 IT jobs and AECOM with 2 jobs, recorded a 50% drop and a 50% decline, respectively, while China Resources Cement Holdings recorded a flat growth with 2 job postings during June 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in June 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 68.75%, down by 42.11% from May 2021. Entry Level positions with an 18.75% share, a flat growth compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with 12.5% share, flat growth over May 2021.

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