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A labour market report entitled 'Informe Infoempleo 2009' compiled by job portal www.infoempleo.com and the Spanish subsidiary of staffing giant Adecco has been presented to the public by the Secretary General for Employment, Maravillas Rojo.
The report reveals that job offers for qualified workers fell by -16% in 2009. 18.45% of positions advertised for qualified workers were located in the capital Madrid, followed by Catalonia (Barcelona region) with 16.7%, the Basque Country with 12.87% and Andalusia with 8.83%.
The ranking of job offers by sector is topped by consulting with 6.49% (up from 5.76% in the previous year) followed by jobs in industry with 5.65% (up from 5.18% in the previous year).
Job offers for qualified staff in the construction industry, which has famously suffered in Spain during the recession, were down to 3.45% of all job offers from 8.64% in the previous year, when the sector came at the top of the list.
To read the full 'Informe Infoempleo' report in Spanish language please click here