Statistics Canada recently reported that the largest employment increase of the past decade occurred during May. Specifically, Ontario added the most jobs to the economy, growing by 51,000. Here, the unemployment rate fell to its lowest point since November 2008, 7.3%. Year-over-year employment growth was 2% higher in Ontario than the national average. Despite adding the most jobs and experiencing year-over-year employment growth, demand in Ontario was actually 2% less in May 2013 than it was last year at this time. The highest number of job ads appeared in Toronto, which represented 31% of all hiring demand in Ontario. Mississagua, Ottawa, Markham, and Hamilton were also among the cities with most job volume. Each of these locations experienced an increase in demand when compared to last year. Toronto saw the largest increase growing 12% year-over-year. What jobs were most commonly advertised in Ontario during May?
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