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November 19, 2021

Europe’s construction industry IT hiring activity rises 3.6% in October 2021

Europe witnessed a 3.6% rise in IT hiring activity in the construction industry in October 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

October 2021 has seen an increase of 1.76% in the overall hiring activity when compared with September 2021.

IT jobs accounted for a 5.48% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in October 2021, registering an increase of 0.04% over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations leads by classification in October 2021

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Europe with a share of 59.38% in October 2021, a 19.94% rise over the previous month. Miscellaneous Computer Occupations came in next, claiming a share of 13.41% in October 2021, marking a 22.76% month-on-month increase. In the third place was Database and Network Administrators and Architects with a share of 12.74% in October 2021, a 3.98% drop from September 2021.

Computer and Information Analysts registered a share of 7.16% in October 2021, a 75.93% rise over the previous month.

Top five construction companies in Europe’s IT recruitment activity in October 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 64.45% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Europe’s construction industry during October 2021 over previous month.

ABB posted 125 IT jobs in October 2021 and registered an increase of 1288.89% over the previous month, followed by Honeywell International with 89 jobs and a 32.84% growth. Eberspacher Climate Control Systems GmbHKG with 89 IT jobs and General Electric with 64 jobs, recorded a 34.85% rise and a 9.86% drop, respectively, while Johnson Controls International recorded a 25.58% increase with 54 job postings during October 2021.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in Europe’s construction industry

The UK commanded a leading presence in the region’s construction industry IT hiring activity with a 26.75% share in October 2021, a 22.41% increase over September 2021. Germany featured next with a 15.67% share, up 3.48% over the previous month. Poland recorded a 9.8% share, a growth of 209.52% compared with September 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 67.9%, up by 14.63% from September 2021. Entry Level positions with a 17.48% share, registered a growth of 45% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with 14.09% share, up 11.31% over September 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 0.53%, recording a month-on-month decline of 30%.

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