The proportion of automotive manufacturing and supply companies hiring for industrial automation-related roles increased in October 2021 compared to the equivalent month last year, with 71% of companies included in our analysis hiring for at least one month. minus one of these positions.
The latter figure was higher than the 65% of companies hiring for industrial automation-related jobs a year ago and an increase from the 70.5% figure in September 2021.
When it comes to the rate of all jobs related to industrial automation, related jobs fell in October 2021, with 9.1% of newly posted jobs related to the topic.
The latter figure represents a drop from 10.2% of newly posted jobs related to industrial automation in the same month a year ago.
Industrial automation is one of the topics that GlobalData, from which our data is drawn for this article, has identified as a key disruptive force for businesses in the years to come. It is believed that companies that excel and invest in these areas are now better prepared for the future business landscape and better equipped to overcome unforeseen challenges.
Our data analysis shows that automotive manufacturing and supply companies are currently hiring for industrial automation jobs at a higher rate than the average of all companies in GlobalData’s job analysis database. The average for all companies was 5.8% in October 2021.
GlobalData’s job analysis database tracks the daily hiring patterns of thousands of companies around the world, attracting jobs as they are posted and tagging them with additional layers of data on everything from the tenure of each position to whether a job is related to a larger industry trends.