Digital media jobs that were closed during the first quarter of 2022 had been online for an average of 27 days when they were taken offline.
This is an increase from the equivalent figure a year earlier, indicating that the skills required for these roles have become harder to come by over the past year.
Digital media is one of the topics that GlobalData, our parent company and from which the data for this article is drawn, has identified as a key disruptive technology force that businesses will face in the years to come. Companies that excel and invest in these areas are now seen as better prepared for the future business landscape and better equipped to weather unforeseen challenges.
Regionally, these positions were the hardest to fill in North America, with related jobs that went offline in Q1 2022 having been online for an average of 30 days.
Asia-Pacific was the toughest place to fill these roles, while Europe was in third place.
At the other end of the scale, jobs were filled fastest in the Middle East and Africa, with ads going offline after an average of 18.7 days.
While the shipbuilding industry has had a harder time filling these positions over the past quarter, these companies have actually found it easier to recruit digital media jobs than the broader market, with online advertisements during 15.6% less time on average compared to similar jobs across all jobs. market.
GlobalData’s job analytics database tracks the daily hiring patterns of thousands of companies around the world, pulling in jobs as they are posted and tagging them with additional layers data on everything from how long each position has been in to whether a job is related to a larger industry. tendencies.