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Hong Kong's financial services jobs' growth 'noteworthy' in Q4 2017 [infographic]

Reina Cheng - 25/01/2018
Strong fourth quarter closes robust jobs year in the Asia Pacific Region

APAC Employment Monitor Q4 2017 Highlights:

  • Permanent financial services jobs remained flat quarter-on-quarter and increased by 12% year-on-year.
  • Professionals seeking new jobs decreased by 18% quarter-on-quarter and by 13% year-on-year.
  • Contracting jobs decreased by 20% quarter-on-quarter, and increased by 22% year-on-year.
  • Singapore: 20% decrease in jobs and 37% decrease in candidates, quarter-on-quarter.
  • China: 11% growth in jobs and 26% decrease in candidates, quarter-on-quarter.
  • Japan: 17% decrease in jobs and 26% decrease in candidates, quarter-on-quarter.
  • Australia: 11% increase in jobs and 3% decrease in candidates, quarter-on-quarter.
  • Hong Kong: 36% increase in jobs and 47% increase in candidates, quarter-on-quarter.

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