The US’s mining industry registered a 3.5% rise in IT hiring activity in July 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 1.32% in July 2022 when compared with June 2022.

Out of the mining industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 2.8% share in July 2022, recording an increase of 0.29% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the US’s mining industry’s IT recruitment activity in July 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 96.26% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s mining industry in July 2022.

1) Database and Network Administrators and Architects recorded a share of 42.06% in July 2022, registering a 7.14% growth over the previous month.

2) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers claimed a 25.23% share, a decrease of 25% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 14.02%, registering a 25% decline from June 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 10.28%, up 22.22% over the previous month.

Top five mining companies in the US’s IT recruitment activity in July 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 5.17% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s mining industry during July 2022 over June 2022.

Freeport-McMoRan posted 17 IT jobs in July 2022 and registered a rise of 30.77% over the previous month, followed by Nucor with 13 jobs and a 30% growth. Aditya Birla Management Corp with 12 IT jobs and ThyssenKrupp with 10 jobs, recorded a 40% decline and a flat growth, respectively, while RTI International Metals recorded a decline of 40% with 9 job postings during July 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in July 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 69.16%, up by 10.45% from June 2022. Mid Level positions with a 15.89% share, registered a decline of 55.26% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 14.02% share, down 11.76% over June 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.93%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.