China’s construction industry registered a 13.1% drop in IT hiring activity in August 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 4.62% in August 2022 when compared with July 2022.

Out of the construction industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 2.56% share in August 2022, recording a decrease of 0.28% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in China’s construction industry’s IT recruitment activity in August 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of China’s construction industry in August 2022.

1) Database and Network Administrators and Architects recorded a share of 52.5% in August 2022, registering a 55.56% growth over the previous month.

2) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers claimed a 30% share, a decrease of 45.45% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 7.5%, registering a 25% decline from July 2022.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 5%, down 55.56% over the previous month.

Top five construction companies in China’s IT recruitment activity in August 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 24.44% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of China’s construction industry during August 2022 over July 2022.

Jones Lang LaSalle posted 9 IT jobs in August 2022 and registered a rise of 28.57% over the previous month, followed by Caterpillar with 7 jobs and a flat growth. Eaton Corporation with 7 IT jobs and Johnson Controls International with 6 jobs, recorded a 40% growth and a 64.71% decrease, respectively, while ABB recorded a decline of 44.44% with 5 job postings during August 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in August 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 82.5%, down by 1.49% from July 2022. Mid Level positions with a 10% share, registered a decline of 52.94% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 7.5% share, flat growth over July 2022.