Brazil’s oil & gas industry registered an 11.0% 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 7.65% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

Out of the oil & gas industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 22.98% share in April 2022, recording an increase of 0.55% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Brazil’s oil & gas industry’s IT recruitment activity in April 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100.75% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Brazil’s oil & gas industry in April 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 50.25% in April 2022, registering a 5.16% decline over the previous month.

2) Computer Support Specialists claimed an 18.41% share, an increase of 17.46% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 17.16%, registering a 10.39% decline from March 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 9.95%, up 11.11% over the previous month.

Top five oil & gas companies in Brazil’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 0.5% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Brazil’s oil & gas industry during April 2022 over March 2022.

Ecopetrol posted 330 IT jobs in April 2022 and registered a drop of 5.98% over the previous month, followed by Exxon Mobil with 62 jobs and a 21.57% growth. Koch Industries with 4 IT jobs and Cosan with 3 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a flat growth, respectively, while UPL recorded a flat growth with 1 job postings during April 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 79.85%, up by 0.94% from March 2022. Entry Level positions with a 15.17% share, registered a decline of 3.17% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 4.98% share, down 25.93% over March 2022.