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Asia-Pacific witnessed a 6.3% drop in IT hiring activity in the construction industry in December 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

December 2021 has seen a decrease of 4.29% in the overall hiring activity when compared with November 2021.

IT jobs accounted for a 5.72% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in December 2021, registering a decrease of 0.28% over the last three-month average share.


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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 67.86% in December 2021, a 7.23% drop over the previous month. Miscellaneous Computer Occupations came in next, claiming a share of 10.64% in December 2021, marking a 23.35% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Database and Network Administrators and Architects with a share of 10.43% in December 2021, a 10.3% drop from November 2021.

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Computer Support Specialists registered a share of 5.64% in December 2021, a 32.77% decline over the previous month.


Top five construction companies in Asia-Pacific’s IT recruitment activity in December 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 10.22% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s construction industry during December 2021 over previous month.

Honeywell International posted 371 IT jobs in December 2021 and registered a decline of 3.89% over the previous month, followed by General Electric with 123 jobs and a 6.96% growth. Johnson Controls International with 72 IT jobs and Installed Building Products with 64 jobs, recorded a 53.19% rise and a 17.95% drop, respectively, while Rockwell Automation recorded a flat growth with 60 job postings during December 2021.

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

India commanded a leading presence in the region’s construction industry IT hiring activity with a 62.23% share in December 2021, a 2.67% increase over November 2021. China featured next with a 14.59% share, down 12.29% over the previous month. Australia recorded a 7.33% share, a drop of 44.09% compared with November 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in December 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 59.27%, down by 14.71% from November 2021. Mid Level positions with a 31.08% share, registered a growth of 3.04% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 8.95% share, down 30.98% over November 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 0.7%, recording a month-on-month decline of 23.08%.