As the COVID-19 crisis rages, so businesses are changing the way they hire to enable them to deliver. Already before 2020, there had been a trend to increasing numbers of FTC roles, however, since spring this has accelerated. In the UK FTC roles are up 14% on last year, where across the EU this is even greater, at 24%.
As the world grapples with the COVID-19 crisis, the pharmaceuticals sector has been busier than most as the sector desperately tries to develop a vaccine. Hence when analyzing the 2020 activity so far we see that monthly vacancy activity this year so far is down 32% in the UK, which is a significantly greater dip than any of the EU27 countries.
– When comparing the monthly average of digital vacancies in 2020 so far we can see activity is up 11% on last year
– An increasing proportion of the marketing vacancies in pharmaceuticals companies are for digital roles. This trend has been a gradual one over time, but for example, when we compare Q1 2018, we see 9.4% of marketing roles were digital, whereas by Q2 2020, this had risen to 13.7%.
– We see a surge in activity in Poland specifically in 2020 with three times as many vacancies this year, compared to last.
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