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August 10, 2022updated 11 Aug 2022 8:08am

US construction industry IT recruitment activity rises 3.5% in July 2022

By Carmen

The US’s construction industry registered a 3.5% rise in IT hiring activity in July 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 4.4% in July 2022 when compared with June 2022.

Out of the construction industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 4.41% share in July 2022, recording an increase of 0.27% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 94.22% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s construction industry in July 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 37.46% in July 2022, registering a 14.3% growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 27.24% share, a decrease of 0.56% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 14.91%, registering an 118.75% rise from June 2022.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 7.61%, down 34.21% over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 85.66% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s construction industry during July 2022 over June 2022.

CDM Smith posted 559 IT jobs in July 2022 and registered a rise of 99.64% over the previous month, followed by Black & Veatch with 452 jobs and a 343.14% growth. Honeywell International with 177 IT jobs and Johnson Controls International with 105 jobs, recorded a 31.66% decline and a flat growth, respectively, while Deere recorded a decline of 19.39% with 79 job postings during July 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in July 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 50.18%, up by 3.13% from June 2022. Mid Level positions with a 37.49% share, registered an increase of 18.69% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 10.8% share, down 8.74% over June 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 1.52%, recording a month-on-month increase of 4900%.

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