Netherlands-based company Royal Dutch Shell’s IT hiring declined 25.4% in December 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity declined by 28.06% in December 2021 when compared with November 2021.

IT jobs claimed a 24.78% share in the company’s total hiring activity in December 2021, and recorded a 3.19% growth over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Royal Dutch Shell IT hiring in December 2021

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Royal Dutch Shell, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 69.23% in December 2021, and a 12.39% drop over November 2021, while Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a share of 16.08% in December 2021, and registered a decline of 42.5%. Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 7.69% in December 2021, a 31.25% drop from November 2021.

Asia-Pacific drives IT hiring at Royal Dutch Shell

Asia-Pacific emerged as the leading region in the global oil & gas IT hiring activity in December 2021 with an 85.31% share, which marked a 22.78% drop over the previous month.

North America stood next with 8.39%, registering a 55.56% month-on-month decline. Europe was the third leading region with a 6.29% share and a 50% rise over November 2021.

India commanded a leading presence in the region’s oil & gas industry IT hiring activity with a 74.13% share in December 2021, a 24.29% decline over November 2021. Poland featured next with a 4.9% share, up 75% over the previous month. Canada recorded a 4.2% share, a decline of 66.67% compared with November 2021.

Junior Level jobs lead Royal Dutch Shell IT hiring activity in December 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 55.94%, down by 27.27% from November 2021. Mid Level positions with a 41.26% share, a decline of 16.9% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 2.8% share, down 60% over November 2021.