Canada’s travel & tourism industry IT recruitment activity rises 6.1% in August 2021
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Canada’s travel & tourism industry IT recruitment activity rises 6.1% in August 2021

04 Oct 2021

Canada’s travel & tourism industry IT recruitment activity rises 6.1%  in August 2021

Canada’s travel & tourism industry registered a 6.1% rise in IT hiring activity in August 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 2.89% in August 2021 when compared with July 2021.

Out of the travel & tourism industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 5.99% share in August 2021, recording a decrease of 1.44% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Canada’s travel & tourism industry’s IT recruitment activity in August 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s travel & tourism industry in August 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 62.5% in August 2021, registering a 22.22% flat growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 12.5% share, an increase of 266.67% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 12.5%, registering a 120% rise from July 2021.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 10.23%, down 43.75% over the previous month.

Top five travel & tourism companies in Canada’s IT recruitment activity in August 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 60% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s travel & tourism industry during August 2021 over July 2021.

WestJet Airlines posted 14 IT jobs in August 2021 and registered a drop of 30% over the previous month, followed by Booking Holdings with 14 jobs and a flat growth. Air Canada with 11 IT jobs and Canadian National Railway with 9 jobs, recorded a 57.14% flat growth and a 350% flat growth, respectively, while International Game Technology recorded an increase of 33.33% with 8 job postings during August 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in August 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 59.09%, down by 5.45% from July 2021. Mid Level positions with a 27.27% share, registered an increase of 100% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 12.5% share, up 57.14% over July 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 1.14%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.

Methodology:

GlobalData’s unique Job analytics enables understanding of hiring trends, strategies, and predictive signals across sectors, themes, companies, and geographies. Intelligent web crawlers capture data from publicly available sources. Key parameters include active, posted and closed jobs, posting duration, experience, seniority level, educational qualifications and skills.