Canada’s construction industry registered a 6.6% drop in IT hiring activity in March 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.
The industry’s overall hiring increased by 1.06% in March 2022 when compared with February 2022.
Out of the construction industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 5.74% share in March 2022, recording a decrease of 0.2% over the last three-month average share.
Top five job classifications in Canada’s construction industry’s IT recruitment activity in March 2022
Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 96.52% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s construction industry in March 2022.
1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 68.04% in March 2022, registering a 23.21% decline over the previous month.
2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 10.76% share, a decrease of 22.73% over the previous month.
3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 7.59%, registering a 41.18% rise from February 2022.
4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 5.7%, down 25% over the previous month.
Top five construction companies in Canada’s IT recruitment activity in March 2022
The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 23.28% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s construction industry during March 2022 over February 2022.
Komatsu posted 135 IT jobs in March 2022 and registered a drop of 33.82% over the previous month, followed by Manulife US Real Estate Investment Trust with 26 jobs and an 18.18% growth. Hatch with 14 IT jobs and Altus Group with 13 jobs, recorded a flat growth and an 18.18% growth, respectively.
Junior Level job postings dominate in March 2022
Junior Level jobs held a share of 70.25%, down by 21% from February 2022. Mid Level positions with a 19.3% share, registered a decline of 23.75% compared with the previous month.
In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 9.81% share, up 6.9% over February 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.63%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.