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October 11, 2022

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

By Carmen

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

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 1.49% in September 2022 when compared with August 2022.

Out of the construction industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 4.29% share in September 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 September 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 95.1% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s construction industry in September 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 37.23% in September 2022, registering a 7.47% growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 33.34% share, an increase of 53.48% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 10.63%, registering an 8.83% rise from August 2022.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 7.64%, up 10.71% over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 51.33% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s construction industry during September 2022 over August 2022.

Black & Veatch posted 365 IT jobs in September 2022 and registered a rise of 18150% over the previous month, followed by CDM Smith with 279 jobs and a 1.06% drop. Honeywell International with 142 IT jobs and Deere with 96 jobs, recorded a 20.67% decline and a 10.28% decrease, respectively, while Larsen & Toubro recorded an increase of 23.94% with 88 job postings during September 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in September 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 55.07%, down by 6.24% from August 2022. Mid Level positions with a 24.99% share, registered an increase of 13.59% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 16.43% share, up 42.9% over August 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 3.48%, recording a month-on-month increase of 1783.33%.

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