Contractor Job News

'Higher labour costs since October have mostly been absorbed or avoided.'

Apr 11, 2012

‘No real choice’ or not, 4,000 IT workers are considering strike action.

Apr 3, 2012

Rising workloads at a time of pay austerity presents IT directors with a problem.

Apr 2, 2012

‘Demand for IT contractor businesses has turned a corner and is holding up.’

Mar 27, 2012

IT temps counted among the 2,264 UK bank staff to be exported or eliminated.

Mar 15, 2012

Contractors operating via a brolly are £1,200 worse off.

Mar 2, 2012

Computing is the highest up ‘hard’ skill on hiring managers' agendas - report.

Feb 14, 2012

‘Even non-work-related venting needs moderating if you’re job-seeking.’


Feb 7, 2012

Hiring managers’ rally in IT contractor hiring intentions really was, it seems, just for Christmas.

Jan 31, 2012

Economic jitters helped give non-permanent IT job candidates the edge in 2011. 

Jan 26, 2012

Recruitment law expert pinpoints where to mark your 2012 diary.

Jan 19, 2012

Businesses 'too nervous' to even make short-term staffing commitments - other than for five hot contract skills.

Jan 16, 2012

Egos wants your help building a database to ‘name and shame’ IT contract-breakers.

Dec 21, 2011

The stock of banks cutting rates is rapidly heading in the wrong direction.

Dec 21, 2011

A short supply of mcommerce skills is pushing daily rates upwards.

Dec 20, 2011

Finance remains a better payer than agencies even when rate cuts are factored in.

Dec 16, 2011

'Secure a longer-term IT contract at current pay rates while you still can.'

Dec 14, 2011

Be prepared for change, IT teams told, as you’ll work under a much greater cloud.

Dec 9, 2011

First improvement in IT contractor hiring since April – REC.

Dec 8, 2011

With the banks cutting the rates paid to IT contractors, CUK looks at the impact this will this have on the market as a whole moving into 2012.

Nov 23, 2011

Freelance specialists are higher on the options list for skill-starved IT departments.

Nov 16, 2011

A 27 per cent dip in new IT contracts is a momentary wobble, ‘hopefully’.

Nov 15, 2011

Prospects for temps still aren’t bright enough to see IT contracts out of the red.

Nov 10, 2011

Uncertainty over the economy is helping to line IT contractors’ pockets.

Nov 4, 2011

Poor quality and turnout from permies is pushing IT hirers towards freelancers.       

Nov 3, 2011

Adverts for IT skills in the third quarter clearly favoured a freelance audience.

Nov 1, 2011

September saw investment banks refuse to gamble with risky contract IT hires.

Oct 28, 2011

RBS & Nomura follow UBS by shaving 10% off IT contractors’ rates.

Oct 19, 2011

Microsoft product specialists seen going in the opposite direction to iDevelopers.

Oct 18, 2011

Leading agents on where IT contractors remain in demand and what they face in 2012.

Oct 12, 2011

The proposed ring fencing of consumer banking operations advised by the Vickers report could have a positive impact on the IT contractor market.

Oct 7, 2011

What now for NHS IT contractors with a change from a national IT platform to a more regional system?

Oct 6, 2011

A ‘contracting’ labour market isn’t referring to a revolution that temporary workers will cheer.

Oct 5, 2011

Computing powered a stronger quarter for the internet’s temporary job-seekers.

Sep 9, 2011

All eyes on September to see if financial IT staff can avoid a slump start.

Sep 9, 2011

REC: Just a blip, or the return to the unwelcome cost-cutting measures of 2008?

Sep 8, 2011

Hiring freezes, rate cuts and even a contractor cull – the UK’s IT jobs engine is spluttering.

Sep 7, 2011

High-profile City clients dismiss hordes of IT workers, blaming restructuring.

Aug 31, 2011

‘UK’s economic recovery has seen the IT jobs market in the capital rebound.’

Aug 24, 2011

‘Social media heavyweights with a technology streak should be £35,000 better off.’

Aug 23, 2011