Contractor Attitude Survey July – December 2013

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The survey provides a unique insight into the contractor market between July and December 2013 and provides an interesting comparison to the previous four surveys spanning January 2012 to December 2013.

 Contractor Attitude Survey Report: July – December 2013

A brief summary of the key results include:

  • 92% of contractors are in or about to start a contract – the highest score across all four surveys.
  • Contractors earning between £500 – £700 per day has increased by 20%.
  • Over 90% earn more as a contractor than when they were a permanent employee.
  • 28% more have seen their work/life balance has improve over the last two years
  • 81% are positive about the state of the contracting market – an 11% increase in the last six months.
  • Over 3/4 of those had a positive experience using a recruitment agency – a 25% increase over the last two years.
  • 84% are likely to remain in contracting for the next couple of years – up from 80% in 2012. ‘Higher rates of pay’ was rated the most enjoyable factor of being a contractor – others included:
“No political influence” 
“No performance management or review process”
“No need for appraisals or reviews”

Click the following links to download all other surveys:

Contractor Attitude Survey Report: January – June 2013

Contractor Attitude Survey Report: July – December 2012

Contractor Attitude Survey Report: January – June 2012

If you have any questions about contracting or would like any further information about the survey please contact our New business team on 01442 275789 or email

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