The US’s construction industry registered a 5.0% rise in IT hiring activity in October 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 8.35% in October 2022 when compared with September 2022.

Out of the construction industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 4.98% share in October 2022, recording an increase of 0.62% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 96.75% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s construction industry in October 2022.

1) Database and Network Administrators and Architects recorded a share of 52.19% in October 2022, registering a 100.59% growth over the previous month.

2) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers claimed a 24.9% share, a decrease of 14.21% over the previous month.

3) Computer Support Specialists held a share of 7.77%, registering a 9.94% rise from September 2022.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 7.11%, down 24.83% over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 134.2% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s construction industry during October 2022 over September 2022.

CDM Smith posted 1,406 IT jobs in October 2022 and registered a rise of 398.58% over the previous month, followed by Black & Veatch with 752 jobs and a 104.35% growth. Deere with 170 IT jobs and Komatsu with 145 jobs, recorded a 78.95% growth and a 36.96% decrease, respectively, while Honeywell International recorded a decline of 2.16% with 136 job postings during October 2022.

Mid Level job postings dominate in October 2022

Mid Level jobs held a share of 51.86%, up by 142.96% from September 2022. Junior Level positions with a 32.62% share, registered a decline of 27.14% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 8.64% share, down 33.11% over September 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 6.87%, recording a month-on-month increase of 469.09%.