Contractor Job News

May saw IT contractors steal a small but significant edge on their permanent counterparts.

Jul 5, 2011

Contractor bidding war intensifies, as insurers launch five-figure deals to win Solvency II skills.

Jun 30, 2011

‘Alarming’ number of rank-and-file IT staff want to jump ship before September.

Jun 30, 2011

End-users’ hiring woes dominated by a lack of niche and technical skills – CIPD/Hays.

Jun 16, 2011

IT workers at the state’s work department face losing their jobs to Bangalore.

Jun 13, 2011

Banks took their foot off the gas when hiring IT contractors in May.

Jun 10, 2011

Demand for IT contractors in May fell to a new low for 2011. Still, there’s ‘hope’.

Jun 9, 2011

Capita will help Birmingham take the unenviable title of first local authority to offshore IT jobs.

Jun 7, 2011

Overall stability should soften the blow of banks issuing fewer IT contractor jobs.

May 24, 2011

Supermarket ‘buy-back’ deals rack up IT contractor rates by a quarter.

May 20, 2011

‘Marked growth’ in IT contractor demand, in spite of April offering only 18 billable days.

May 13, 2011

Perm or contract, workers with IT skills were April’s most sought-after – REC.

May 12, 2011

Freelance and contract security staff thrown in front of permies as a pay shield.

May 11, 2011

Clients on a clock replace skills gaps as the signpost to IT contractor opportunities, says Volt.

Apr 28, 2011

New IT recruitment data show staying freelance was the right move if jobs and money matter.

Apr 27, 2011

Culture, quality and pay appear better abroad, say two-thirds of UK IT workers.

Apr 21, 2011

Improving market for financial IT contractors suggests the hiring pause has passed.

Apr 14, 2011

Taking a holiday is how one would-be IT contractor wants to leave permiedom early.

Apr 7, 2011

£250m shot in the arm for the capital’s IT staffing contenders.

Mar 29, 2011

A mass reboot of tech projects is powering IT contractor demand to historical heights.

Mar 16, 2011

Across technology areas of the market, employers are in job-creation mode, says Reed.

Mar 1, 2011

Fraudsters try to exploit the shorter time but higher commission of contract hiring.

Feb 25, 2011

Brighter jobs and pay picture for techies doesn’t look good to cash-strapped IT departments.

Feb 24, 2011

‘Only marginal growth in freelance hires doesn’t look positive for IT recruitment.’

Feb 21, 2011

‘Things not looking so rosy’ for financial IT contractors, as their stock of new jobs plunges by a third.

Feb 17, 2011

January’s IT contractor market was more buoyant than any time during 2010.

Feb 10, 2011

Reliable route for IT contractors looks blocked by permie training.

Feb 4, 2011

It's where you belong; say new hedge funds offering guaranteed bonuses, plus perks.

Jan 31, 2011

Including 100,000 this year, most of whom will have never worked in IT.

Jan 20, 2011

Twenty months for the lead techie who fraudulently boosted his loyalty cards.

Jan 17, 2011

Reed's hiring index charts IT at the fore of a ‘steady’ recovery.

Jan 5, 2011

Tech market tipped to lead business services out of recession and into recovery.

Dec 23, 2010

Quarter of the workforce on the make with meals, mileage and entertainment.

Dec 20, 2010

Management accused of treating the IT department worse than the rest.

Dec 17, 2010

First upturn in IT contractor hiring since June, as clients 'look to growth in 2011.'

Dec 10, 2010

‘Rush to comply’ sees insurers offer juicy premiums to IT systems staff.

Dec 7, 2010

Leading analysts and agents tell CUK what the new year will bring IT contractors.

Dec 1, 2010

Highest quarterly number of non-EU arrivals suggests the ICT 'loophole' is widening.

Nov 30, 2010

Bidding war paying out to one in five techies threatening to walk.

Nov 29, 2010

Job candidates take pooh-poohing agents to a whole new level.

Nov 26, 2010