China’s construction industry registered a 7.0% drop in IT hiring activity in February 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 5.72% in February 2022 when compared with January 2022.

Out of the construction industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 2.71% share in February 2022, recording a decrease of 0.09% over the last three-month average share.

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

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 66.67% in February 2022, registering a 2.04% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 23.61% share, an increase of 70% over the previous month.

3) Computer Support Specialists held a share of 5.56%, registering a 33.33% decline from January 2022.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 2.78%, flat growth over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 38.03% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of China’s construction industry during February 2022 over January 2022.

Installed Building Products posted 34 IT jobs in February 2022 and registered a rise of 142.86% over the previous month, followed by Cummins with 23 jobs and a 43.75% growth. China Resources Cement Holdings with 17 IT jobs and Honeywell International with 15 jobs, recorded a 750% growth and a 59.46% decrease, respectively, while Mettler-Toledo International recorded an increase of 350% with 9 job postings during February 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in February 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 68.06%, flat growth from January 2022. Mid Level positions with an 18.06% share, registered a decline of 10.34% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 12.5% share, up 28.57% over January 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 1.39%, recording a month-on-month decline of 33.33%.