Six of the 10 jobs with the highest proportion of hard-to-fill vacancies are in the tech and systems sector.
High levels of employment and a strong interest from overseas investors driven by the fall in sterling's value is contributing to a continuing boom in the UK's recruitment sector.
The creation of a new worker status by courier company Hermes could prove an important step in the evolution of gig economy workers' rights, argues Mike Hibbs from law firm Shakespeare Martineau.
Updated to include data for January 2019 on the availability and recruitment of permanent and temporary staff from IHS Markit/KPMG/Recruitment & Employment Confederation. The next figures are due to be published on 8 March 2019.
Workers in their 30s are still feeling the effect of the financial crisis on their pay packets, with typical pay for this age group still 7% below its pre-crisis peak.
Energy giant Npower, one of the UK's six largest energy providers, has announced plans to cut 900 jobs.
Minimum wage rises may lead to job losses as employers turn to automation to keep costs down. But so far the effects have been limited according to research by the London School of Economics.
More than 110,000 jobs in the UK could be lost if Airbus were to leave the UK in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Roles involving beards, tattoos, downward dogs, artisan coffee and no doubt the odd craft beer are playing an increasingly important role in the UK economy.
The UK's efforts to boost productivity while ironing out regional inequalities in job creation may be fundamentally at odds, according to a study of high-growth "gazelle" businesses.
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