In reviewing some of the data in our dashboard, we noticed that the volume of job ads in Miami was up 22%. It seems that South Beach has been on a hiring spree this year! From March through May, the number of online job ads hit a new highs with more than 70,000 positions each month. In June and July, the number of ads hovered slightly lower than that at around 69,000 available positions being advertised online. What jobs are most in-demand and how hard-to-fill will they be?
Hiring Demand in Miami – 4 Year Hiring Trend
Many of the most in-demand jobs are in line with nationwide hiring. Healthcare, sales, IT, and business occupations are among the most commonly advertised. Here are the 10 most commonly advertised occupations in July 2012 – all of which saw year-over-year increases in hiring demand:
- Registered Nurses
- Retail Salespersons
- First-line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers
- Customer Service Representatives
- Web Developers
- Computer Systems Analysts
- Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
- First-line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
- Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing (except Technical and Scientific Products)
Registered Nurses grew 35% compared to July of 2011, the most of the above 10 occupations. Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants experienced the smallest growth, up only 6% from last year.
Of these above 10 occupations, our Hiring Scale shows that Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants are likely to be among the easiest to fill. In Miami, these job ads stay online for just 31 days. This means that Recruiters are likely to spend about 4.5 weeks filling these jobs. Next, surprisingly, came Web Developers which are likely to take about 5.5 weeks to fill. Web Developers are among one of the hardest to recruit jobs across the US, yet Miami companies have slightly less difficult recruiting conditions.
Hiring Scale for Web Developers in Miami, Florida
We were also surprised by the position on the above list that was likely to be the most difficult to fill in Miami: First-line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers. This isn't normally a job that you may think will be difficult or take a long time to fill. However, in Miami these job ads remain online for 45 days, meaning that Recruiters spend a little more than 6 weeks filling these jobs. Also, one of the more difficult-to-fill jobs in Miami are Accountants.
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