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June 14, 2022

Canada’s consumer industry IT recruitment activity rises 3.2% in May 2022

By Carmen

Canada’s consumer industry registered a 3.2% rise in IT hiring activity in May 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 5.38% in May 2022 when compared with April 2022.

Out of the consumer industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 2.53% share in May 2022, recording an increase of 0.21% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Canada’s consumer industry’s IT recruitment activity in May 2022

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

1) Computer and Information Analysts recorded a share of 47.06% in May 2022, registering a 26.32% growth over the previous month.

2) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers claimed a 23.53% share, a decrease of 7.69% over the previous month.

3) Computer Support Specialists held a share of 17.65%, registering a 28.57% rise from April 2022.

4) Database and Network Administrators and Architects captured a share of 7.84%, up 33.33% over the previous month.

Top five consumer companies in Canada’s IT recruitment activity in May 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 22.22% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s consumer industry during May 2022 over April 2022.

LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton posted 11 IT jobs in May 2022 and registered a rise of 57.14% over the previous month, followed by The Body Shop International with 7 jobs and a 36.36% drop. Goodfood with 6 IT jobs and Cooke Aquaculture with 5 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a 400% growth, respectively, while Nestle recorded a decline of 50% with 4 job postings during May 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in May 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 62.75%, flat growth from April 2022. Entry Level positions with a 23.53% share, registered a flat growth compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with 11.76% share, up 50% over April 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 1.96%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.

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