Temping jobs are increasing in region

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Professional job availability in the North West’s temporary sector has increased by 14% year on year to July 2016 according to research from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo).

The data, provided by recruitment software company, Innovantage, revealed that despite a 7% dip in permanent vacancies, temporary vacancies saw rises across a number of key of professional sectors. The property and construction industry experienced a significant increase of 38% year on year, while demand for professionals in the manufacturing sector rose by 24% year on year.

Moya Rylands, Regional Director at APSCo said: “Despite a dip in permanent job availability, demand for professionals on a temporary basis remains decidedly strong across the North West, growing by 14% year on year to July.”