The US’s packaging industry registered a 1.9% drop in IT hiring activity in November 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 1.02% in November 2021 when compared with October 2021.

Out of the packaging industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 2.43% share in November 2021, recording an increase of 0.02% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the US’s packaging industry’s IT recruitment activity in November 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 97.07% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s packaging industry in November 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 47.72% in November 2021, registering a 12.48% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 17.23% share, a decrease of 6.54% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 13.44%, registering a 0.65% rise from October 2021.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 9.65%, up 93.1% over the previous month.

Top five packaging companies in the US’s IT recruitment activity in November 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 5.31% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s packaging industry during November 2021 over October 2021.

Ball posted 179 IT jobs in November 2021 and registered a drop of 20.44% over the previous month, followed by Unternehmensgruppe Theo Muller S.e.c.s. with 59 jobs and a 37.21% growth. Haier Group with 55 IT jobs and Carrier Global with 54 jobs, recorded a 358.33% growth and a 5.88% growth, respectively, while Hallmark Cards recorded an increase of 11.11% with 30 job postings during November 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in November 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 56.5%, down by 1.94% from October 2021. Mid Level positions with a 22.57% share, registered a decline of 12.08% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 19.9% share, down 13.48% over October 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 1.03%, recording a month-on-month decline of 14.29%.