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December 9, 2021

US insurance industry IT recruitment activity drops 1.8% in November 2021

By Carmen

The US’s insurance industry registered a 1.8% 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 4.23% in November 2021 when compared with October 2021.

Out of the insurance industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 10.2% share in November 2021, recording an increase of 0.45% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100.23% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s insurance industry in November 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 51.06% in November 2021, registering a 15.52% decline over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 20.97% share, an increase of 10.87% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 12.71%, registering a 12.02% decline from October 2021.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 10.45%, down 32.65% over the previous month.

Top five insurance 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 decline of 6.18% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s insurance industry during November 2021 over October 2021.

UnitedHealth Group posted 538 IT jobs in November 2021 and registered a drop of 8.81% over the previous month, followed by Anthem with 438 jobs and an 11.16% drop. Centene with 328 IT jobs and Dai-ichi Life Holdings with 175 jobs, recorded a 28.54% decline and a 306.98% growth, respectively, while The Allstate recorded a flat growth with 130 job postings during November 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in November 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 62.7%, down by 7.16% from October 2021. Mid Level positions with a 24.38% share, registered a decline of 13.55% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 11.99% share, down 34.7% over October 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 0.93%, recording a month-on-month increase of 60%.

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