Analysys International's recently released report "China Online Recruitment Market Quarterly Tracker Q1 2006", shows that China's online recruitment market reached CNY148 million in the first quarter of 2006, increasing 6.59% quarter-over-quarter.
Analysys says the market pattern of China's online recruitment industry remained unchanged in the first quarter of 2006. 51job.com (JOBS), ChinaHR.com and Zhaopin.com firmly occupied the top 3 positions in the market.
51job.com kept excellent growth momentum in the first quarter of 2006, with online recruitment revenue reaching CNY 48.53 million, representing an increase of 9.35% quarter-over-quarter. Both its registered users and companies increased greatly. ChinaHR.com also carried out frequent market activities, with website traffic increasing sharply.
According to the report, in the first quarter of 2006, nationwide recruitment websites accounted for 77% of the total online recruitment market in China, and provincial websites accounted for 19.1% of the total market.
By the end of the first quarter of 2006, total registered users of online recruitment reached 37.34 million in China, increasing 23% quarter-over- quarter. Number of registered companies reached 3.93 million, increasing 10% compared with that of the first quarter of 2005.