- Starting salaries rise sharply amid steep reduction in candidate supply
- Permanent placements expand at slightly weaker pace
- Vacancy growth softens to near two-year low, but remains strong
Companies generally are struggling to find the people they need to drive growth and opportunity.
Permanent placements growth softens…
Permanent staff recruitment continued to rise at the end of the third quarter, albeit at a softer pace. Nonetheless, growth remained sharp…
…as candidate availability drops further
We have found there is continued difficulties regarding the availability of staff for the vacancies we have. Although easing since August, the rate of deterioration in permanent staff availability remained sharp.
Starting salary inflation reaches 41-month peak…
Starting salaries for people placed into permanent jobs increased at the quickest pace since April 2015 during September.
…as demand for staff remains strong