This report provides a view on the dynamics of the labour demand in the London Economic Region. Quarter-by-quarter and over-a-year comparisons as well as visual presentation of the data allow the reader to understand better the regional labour market progression. As suggested in the document, the number of internet job postings would represent a fair surrogate measure of the labour demand in the area. Connecting this information to other labour market indicators adds another perspective to the complexities of the labour market.
The recent job posting figures suggest an overall improvement of the LER labour market efficiency in result of the progress in skills' matching, the overall aggregate demand, and the level of unemployment rate as well as the increasing demand for a skilled and educated labour force, the expanding number of postings for permanent full-time jobs, the growing number of postings specific for major sectors dominating the region: Business-Finance, Education, Health, Construction – Trades, Transportation and Agriculture.
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