Vacancies Round-Up April 1st 2016

Based on the job vacancies reported by Drapers and Fashion United, todays weekly vacancy round-up shows both publications reporting slightly lower vacancy levels for the week ending 1st April 2016.


Drapers had 1,623 vacancies advertised on their website across the following job functions.

Drapers 1st AprSource: Drapers

On both a one week and four week measure both measures are down.  However, much of this lower figure was reported over the last week with a 179 fall on last Friday.

Over the four week period, technical roles were the ones which saw the greatest level of advertising increases.  Of the fallers, there was a large decline in garment technologist, sales and retail management roles advertised over the four week period.

Drapers 1st Apr 2016

Source: Drapers


Fashion United

Fashion United’s job portal showed 1,132 jobs advertised with a small reduction of 32 jobs advertised in the previous week but an 85 job increase over the previous 4 weeks.  Retail Management and In-Store and Product and Supply Chain have shown the greatest increases in demand.

Fashion United 1st AprilSource: Fashion United

n.b. Drapers and Fashion United job vacancies correct as of Friday morning.  Both job portals also include a number of non-UK based roles.

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