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Skills-OVATE: Skills Online Vacancy Analysis Tool for Europe


Important: Please note!

Please note that Cedefop's skills intelligence based on OJAs is being continuously improved. Posted by millions of employers on thousands of websites, without standard structure or format, the data undergo extensive cleaning and processing. Sound analysis and contextualisation helps avoid interpretation errors and biases. It is advised to use Skills-OVATE as a complement to other sources, such as skills or household surveys. Please read Cedefop’s publications to learn about OJA based skills intelligence and challenges related to use of big data to inform skills policies.

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With this dashboard, you can make customised comparisons. In each column, you can select different countries, regions, occupations or sectors, and compare how they are represented in the OJA data. The columns also display information on contract types and working hours offered.

As this is the most complex dashboard in Skills-OVATE, it takes more time to load than the others.

Dashboard controls: You can create filters by combining drop-down menus and clickable items in the charts. To display the most requested skills in detail, choose one or more of the main skill groups at the bottom of the dashboard. To undo your selection, click on the selected items again. To undo the entire selection, refresh the window.

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