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June 14, 2022updated 27 Jul 2022 5:09pm

US construction industry IT recruitment activity drops 1.4% in May 2022

By Carmen

The US’s construction industry registered a 1.4% drop in IT hiring activity in May 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

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The industry’s overall hiring increased by 1.45% in May 2022 when compared with April 2022.

Out of the construction industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 3.08% share in May 2022, recording an increase of 0.05% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the US’s construction industry’s IT recruitment activity in May 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 92.69% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s construction industry in May 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 37.26% in May 2022, registering a 21.75% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 26.9% share, a decrease of 70.07% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 11.29%, registering a 19.79% rise from April 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 8.69%, down 30.04% over the previous month.

Top five construction companies in the US’s IT recruitment activity in May 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 33.27% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s construction industry during May 2022 over April 2022.

Black & Veatch posted 265 IT jobs in May 2022 and registered a rise of 96.3% over the previous month, followed by Honeywell International with 160 jobs and a 2.44% drop. Deere with 88 IT jobs and Cummins with 87 jobs, recorded a 5.38% decline and a 123.08% growth, respectively, while Komatsu recorded a decline of 1.35% with 73 job postings during May 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in May 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 54.84%, down by 30.71% from April 2022. Mid Level positions with a 25.48% share, registered a decline of 69.51% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 12.27% share, down 12.89% over April 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 7.41%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.

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