Jobs online quarterly report - June 2019
This is the June quarterly report for Jobs Online measuring changes in online job advertisements from 4 internet job boards: Seek, Trade Me Jobs, the Education Gazette and Kiwi Health Jobs.
Overview of key trends
- Online job advertisements decreased by 0.6 per cent in the June 2019 quarter, compared to the March 2019 quarter’s 0.1 per cent increase.
- Among the nine industry groups, for the quarter, the decrease was across all industries except for the Primary and Health Care sectors. Online advertisements for the Primary sector grew the fastest in Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Otago. The largest increase in Health Care advertisements was in Bay of Plenty.
- The largest reductions in online advertising over the quarter came from the Machinery Operators & Drivers occupation group, followed by the Technicians & Trades occupation group.
- Over the year to June 2019, the only increase in online advertisements by broad skill level groupings was for Highly-skilled occupations.
- Over the quarter, there was a fall in advertised vacancies. However, there was growth in Gisborne/Hawke’s Bay, Wellington and Manawatu - Whanganui/Taranaki.
- Over the year, Gisborne/Hawke’s Bay and Wellington were the main growth regions, partially offsetting the decrease in Canterbury.