New Zealand’s mining industry registered a 14.5% rise in IT hiring activity in April 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData ’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 2.73% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

Out of the mining industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 62.83% share in April 2022, recording an increase of 6.79% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in New Zealand’s mining industry’s IT recruitment activity in April 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of New Zealand’s mining industry in April 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 66.67% in April 2022, registering an 11.11% decline over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 33.33% share, a flat growth over the previous month.

3) held a share of %, registering a flat growth from March 2022.

Top five mining companies in New Zealand’s IT recruitment activity in April 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average flat growth share in the overall IT recruitment activity of New Zealand’s mining industry during April 2022 over March 2022.

Hill & Smith posted 12 IT jobs in April 2022 and registered a rise of 20% over the previous month.

Junior Level job postings dominate in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 50%, down by 33.33% from March 2022. Mid Level positions with a 33.33% share, registered an increase of 300% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 16.67% share, flat growth over March 2022.