US-based company Caterpillar’s IT hiring rose 4.4% in October 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.
The company’s overall hiring activity declined by 2.72% in October 2021 when compared with September 2021.
IT jobs claimed a 10.99% share in the company’s total hiring activity in October 2021, and recorded a 0.26% growth over the last three-month average share.
Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Caterpillar IT hiring in October 2021
Out of the total IT job titles posted by Caterpillar, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 52.7% in October 2021, and a 17.89% drop over September 2021, while Computer and Information Analysts claimed a share of 14.86% in October 2021, and registered growth of 144.44%. Computer Support Specialists held a share of 14.19% in October 2021, a 90.91% rise from September 2021.
North America drives IT hiring at Caterpillar
North America emerged as the leading region in the global construction IT hiring activity in October 2021 with a 68.92% share, which marked a 1.92% drop over the previous month.
Asia-Pacific stood next with 25%, registering a 5.13% month-on-month decline. Europe was the third leading region with a 3.38% share and a 66.67% rise over September 2021.
In the fourth place was Middle East & Africa with a share of 2.7% and a month-on-month increase of 300%.
The US commanded a leading presence in the region’s construction industry IT hiring activity with a 68.24% share in October 2021, a 0.98% decline over September 2021. India featured next with a 17.57% share, down 3.7% over the previous month. China recorded a 6.08% share, an increase of 80% compared with September 2021.
Junior Level jobs lead Caterpillar IT hiring activity in October 2021
Junior Level jobs held a share of 53.38%, down by 3.66% from September 2021. Mid Level positions with a 36.49% share, a flat growth compared with the previous month.
In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 10.14% share, up 25% over September 2021.