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February 23, 2022updated 25 Feb 2022 12:55pm

US construction industry IT recruitment activity rises 1.8% in January 2022

By Carmen

The US’s construction industry registered a 1.8% rise in IT hiring activity in January 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 2.53% in January 2022 when compared with December 2022.

Out of the construction industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 5.72% share in January 2022, recording an increase of 0.51% over the last three-month average share.

 

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 96.34% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s construction industry in January 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 50.17% in January 2022, registering a 7.08% growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 17.96% share, an increase of 52.82% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 11.2%, registering a 62.95% decline from December 2022.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 8.68%, up 6.17% over the previous month.

 

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 50.54% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s construction industry during January 2022 over December 2022.

Black & Veatch posted 407 IT jobs in January 2022 and registered a rise of 220.47% over the previous month, followed by Komatsu with 213 jobs and a 10.94% growth. Honeywell International with 195 IT jobs and KBR with 178 jobs, recorded a 29.09% decline and a 206.9% growth, respectively, while Cummins recorded an increase of 37.21% with 118 job postings during January 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in January 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 58.45%, up by 21.85% from December 2022. Mid Level positions with a 22.29% share, registered a decline of 69.39% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 14.94% share, up 5.04% over December 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 4.32%, recording a month-on-month increase of 167.21%.

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