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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published its research on the size of the gig economy, the characteristics of those participating in the gig economy and their experiences within it.
Professional recruitment firms reported that demand for contractors decreased across every one of the core sector groups. Vacancies within engineering, for example, slipped by just three per cent, while demand within IT and marketing fell more significantly (by nine and 22 per cent respectively).