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Jobfeed Index published

The organisation has released its Q2 – 2014 index of the German, French and Dutch, online job market.

This index is based on the analysis of millions of job postings published online in the second quarter of 2014 and collected by Jobfeed. Jobfeed is the labour market analytics tool of Textkernel which collects and categorises all online jobs and makes them available in a searchable database.

The main conclusions of these analyses are the following:


The analysis of the German job market in Q2 2014 showed that with 21.3% of all jobs Bavaria, the largest employment area in Germany, experienced a 2.7% decline compared to a year ago. ICT remains the leading profession class in Germany accounting for 11.9% of all jobs advertised.  This quarter also saw an increase in the shares of administration and production jobs while the shares of healthcare and engineering jobs decreased. With regards to sectors, despite a significant decline in market share over the past 12 month, the manufacturing sector remains Germany's top employer with almost 30% of all jobs. The trade/retail and IT sector are on the rise and consolidate their second and third position as major sectors of employment in Germany.

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With 6,7% of all jobs, the Loire region replaces Provence-Alpes -C&ocircte-d'Azur as third largest employment area in France. Ile de France further consolidated its position as French main job hub, up 2% over the past 12 months. In Q2 2014, most jobs were in sales and trading (13.4%) followed by production (9.1%). The profession class “Installation, Repair and Maintenance”  saw its market share rise faster than any other class, up 0.9% compared to 2013. Trade/retail and manufacturing remain the top sectors of employment with respectively 17.8% and 13.2% of all French jobs. This quarter saw a drop of the the French IT and public service sectors, down respectively 1.7 and 2.1% in market share.

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The Netherlands

The Dutch labour market is not yet back to its 2011 level, but has seen an increase of 17% in number of unique online jobs over the past year. The province of Utrecht is no longer the 4th province with most jobs. Its market share shrank by 0.1% and the eastern province of Gelderland surpassed it, growing by 0.3% over the past year. Overall, 10.4% of all online jobs in the Netherlands posted in Q2 this year were for positions based in Gelderland. ICT and sales jobs combined represent more than 25% of all jobs posted online in Q2 2014. Healthcare jobs continue their steady decline and have dropped from the 4th largest profession class (9,3% market share) to the 7th (6,5%) in the span of 2 years. The trade and retail sector remains the main employer in the Netherlands with close to 20% of all jobs. The second biggest employer in the Netherlands, the healthcare sector, has however experienced a steady decline since 2012. Decreasing by 2.4% compared to last year, it lost over 5,7% share since the second quarter of 2012.

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Jobfeed is a product of Textkernel BV. Jobfeed searches the Internet daily for new jobs via an automated process. Found jobs are automatically cleaned, extracted, categorised, enriched, deduplicated and recorded in the Jobfeed database. Jobfeed has become a unique source of job market data, allowing users to gain insight into the demand side of the labour market.

Textkernel specialises in semantic recruitment technology providing recruiting tools to accelerate the process of matching demand and supply in the job market: multi-lingual resume parsing, job parsing and semantic searching, sourcing and matching software. The company was founded in 2001 as a private commercial R&D spin-off of research in natural language processing and machine learning at the universities of Tilburg, Antwerp and Amsterdam. Textkernel now operates internationally as one of the market leaders in its segment.



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