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UK Hiring Trends Report 2024

Looking for a comprehensive overview of the UK's recruitment landscape in 2024? The latest UK Hiring Trends Report reflects on the significant shifts and trends in 2023 and forecasting the developments likely to shape the job market in the year ahead. We explore key economic indicators, sector-specific hiring trends, and the evolution of roles within major disciplines to help you to understand the nuances of talent acquisition and management in a dynamic economic environment.

The broader economic context sets the stage for our findings, with ongoing political shifts and legislative changes impacting hiring trends, while technological advancements, particularly in AI and automation, prompt a reevaluation of essential skills across industries. Moreover, social transformations are increasingly influencing the job market, with a growing focus on workplace diversity and sustainability indicating a shift towards more socially responsible and globally conscious business practices.

This report is a reflection of our expertise at Robert Walters and a guide to navigating the complexities of the UK jobs market in 2024.

The Hiring Trends Report includes:

The Hiring Trends Report provides a UK overview of the jobs market, as well specific recruitment trends across the following specialist fields:

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Technology and Transformation
  • Legal
  • Human Resources
  • Supply Chain & Procurement
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Risk, Compliance & Financial Crime
  • Marketing


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