There were 8% fewer professional jobs available in July compared to this time last year.
That's according to Morgan McKinley's latest monthly employment monitor, published this morning.
But the report showed that professional job opportunities were up 2% in July compared to June.
Trayc Keevens is Director of Inward Investment with Morgan McKinley: “I think what we are seeing is there is a more conservative approach for employers particularly post Brexit.
“ That in the SME sector it would have exposure to the UK market.
“However overall we are seeing consistency rather than growth.
“Right now we are seeing the most demand in the pharma med device and IT sectors, those are the top performing sectors in relation to hiring activity, and if you look across at languages, for the first time German was not the most indemand language it was actually Turkish, Nordic and Dutch.”