Regional Trends – UK Labour Market Review 2020

 A 2020 review of UK regional labour markets, analysing recruitment trends and vacancy levels in England & Wales with focuses on professions and roles, industries and sectors, and a summary of hiring activity across top firms.

APSCo & Vacancysoft

Written in partnership with APSCo, this report analyses a calendar year of professional labour market activity across the UK — with focuses on profession and role, industry and sector and an overview the recruitment activity of top firms. Key findings include:

  • In London professional vacancies tumbled, down 32.2% compared to a year earlier
  • Vacancies in IT dominate, although numbers fell 24.2% year-on-year
  • TMT industry accounts for the most vacancies among the largest firms in England and Wales (E&W)
  • Amazon ended 2020 as E&W’s largest professional recruiter in a year where e-commerce rocketed.

To discover more insights and trends for the staffing sector across the UK in 2020, download the report now.

Legal Target & Vacancysoft

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