HeadHunter: Yekaterinburg job market shrinks 6% in Q3’14

23 October 2014 (09:08)

October 23, 2014. The number of vacancies available in Yekaterinburg declined by 6% in the third quarter of 2014 compared with the third quarter of 2013, HeadHunter Urals’ press service reports.

‘It should be noted that in other parts of the Urals, in Chelyabinsk and Perm, for example, the number of job openings actually went up by 25%and 31%, respectively. As for the number of CVs submitted by applicants, this increased by 28% in Q3’14 compared with a year earlier,’ the press service says.

In the third quarter of the year, the demand for new workforce was the strongest in sales (27% of all the job openings), whereas a year ago, the share of vacancies in this sector was a bit lower and stood at 25.6%. The number of vacancies available in the banking sector went up a little, while the market share of positions available in production, transport/logistics, and construction/real estate actually declined. In contrast to last year, when production sector was confidently one of the top five job-offering segments, this year it is only in the 8th position in the rating.

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