The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (Saco) has analysed online recruitment data highlighting employment trends in the UK workforce.
The data shows a positive outlook with increased job placements for both permanent and temporary positions.
In Demand Employability Skills
There is a sustained increase in demand professionals in the IT, Finance, Engineering and Marketing sectors, with a dramatic 59% increases in permanent jobs in contraction and property. Strong construction skills will be highlight sought after.
“It is encouraging to see such an upswing in a sector that has suffered so much in the last few years,” commented Ann Swain Chief Executive of APSCo.
“The on-going resilience of the engineering sector is obviously being driven by the huge increase in activity in the upstream oil and gas arena but as this is a global industry, the UK does have to compete heavily for talent with other locations – all of which need the same skill sets.”
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