December 2021

Gartner TalentNeuron™ Labor Market Trends Report

Data insights to guide short- and long-term workforce planning in today’s tight and volatile labor market

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    Insights from this month’s labor market data

    Talent demand increased in nearly all top global markets in November. The U.S., U.K., Australia and Singapore continue to experience talent demand above the prepandemic level, but demand in India and Brazil has yet to recover despite November gains.

    Top trends from this month’s report:

    • Management analysts saw the fastest month-on-month demand growth in the U.S. and Germany in November.
    • Demand for IT skills such as programming continues to surge in the U.S., India and Germany.
    • Non-IT skills like cost control and B2C sales experienced the greatest demand growth in the U.K. and India, respectively.

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    About the labor market trends report

    This report, based on real-time labor market data powered by Gartner TalentNeuron™ research, showcases the latest data points around hiring trends, job activity and skill needs to help HR executives better understand the state of the labor market today and where it will be heading tomorrow.

    Each month, we detail: 

    • The occupations seeing the highest-demand gains and losses
    • Hiring trends across 11 countries (U.S., U.K., Canada, Italy, Singapore, India, Japan, Brazil, France, Germany and Russia)
    • The industries across countries most impacted by the pandemic