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Demand for IT contractors accelerates, but skills shortages persist

by Alan Little

13 June 2017, Comments 0

The percentage of contracting professionals specialising in IT who earn £500 a day or more has surged from 39.1 per cent to 42.1 per […]

Triggering Article 50 may worsen skills shortages, warns REC

by Alan Little

29 December 2016, Comments 0

The early triggering of Article 50, which will inaugurate the formal process for leaving the EU, may delay hiring and investment decisions amongst a […]

Tech pros adopt “measured response” to Brexit vote

by Alan Little

9 August 2016, Comments 0

Despite sharing fears that a Brexit vote would damage the tech sector, most UK tech professionals have adopted a “measured response” in the immediate […]

Employers need contracting workers to plug persistent skills gaps

by Alan Little

22 March 2016, Comments 0

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) this week indicate that ongoing imbalances in the UK’s labour market are driving persistent and […]

Skills shortages in digital sector drive high pay and rapid career progression

by Alan Little

2 February 2015, Comments 0

New research from digital recruitment specialist The Candidate has yielded further evidence of the growing value placed by businesses on candidates who possess digital […]