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November 8, 2022

Australia’s construction industry IT recruitment activity rises 0.2% in October 2022

By Carmen

Australia’s construction industry registered a 0.2% rise in IT hiring activity in October 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 6.14% in October 2022 when compared with September 2022.

Out of the construction industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 4.84% share in October 2022, recording an increase of 0.38% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Australia’s construction industry’s IT recruitment activity in October 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 93.02% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia’s construction industry in October 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 31.4% in October 2022, registering a 1.82% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 25% share, an increase of 38.71% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 21.51%, registering a 40.32% decline from September 2022.

4) Computer and Information Research Scientists captured a share of 7.56%, down 18.75% over the previous month.

Top five construction companies in Australia’s IT recruitment activity in October 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 19.12% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia’s construction industry during October 2022 over September 2022.

National Storage REIT posted 19 IT jobs in October 2022 and registered a drop of 13.64% over the previous month, followed by Komatsu with 18 jobs and a 25% drop. Actividades de Construccion y Servicios with 17 IT jobs and RJE Global with 14 jobs, recorded an 112.5% growth and a flat growth, respectively, while Hatch recorded a decline of 7.14% with 13 job postings during October 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 70.35%, down by 13.57% from September 2022. Entry Level positions with a 16.86% share, registered a decline of 21.62% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with 11.63% share, up 33.33% over September 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 1.16%, recording a month-on-month increase of 100%.

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