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May 27, 2022

Canada’s healthcare industry IT recruitment activity drops 10.7% in April 2022

By Carmen

Canada’s healthcare industry registered a 10.7% drop 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 is decreased by 15.26% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

Out of the healthcare industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 1.09% share in April 2022, recording an increase of 0.02% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Canada’s healthcare industry’s IT recruitment activity in April 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded an 114.58% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s healthcare industry in April 2022.

1) Computer and Information Analysts recorded a share of 45.83% in April 2022, registering an 8.33% decline over the previous month.

2) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers claimed a 29.17% share, a decrease of 17.65% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 20.83%, registering an 11.11% rise from March 2022.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 14.58%, down 36.36% over the previous month.

Top five healthcare companies in Canada’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 decline of 18.97% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s healthcare industry during April 2022 over March 2022.

Alberta Health Services posted 30 IT jobs in April 2022 and registered a drop of 9.09% over the previous month, followed by Penticton Regional Hospital with 7 jobs and a 16.67% growth. Vancouver Coastal Health with 6 IT jobs and McKesson with 3 jobs, recorded a 14.29% decline and a 66.67% decrease, respectively, while Trillium Health Partners recorded a decline of 66.67% with 1 job postings during April 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 66.67%, down by 25.58% from March 2022. Mid Level positions with an 18.75% share, registered a decline of 30.77% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 14.58% share, flat growth over March 2022.

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