- Posted inStatistics and trends
- on20 Jun 2016
1 in 4 digital professionals offered a relocation package in 2016, compared to 17% in 2014
Businesses eager to recruit skilled digital professionals need to offer competitive relocation packages, new research has found – with 94% of digital candidates willing to relocate for a role if offered good perks.
The research surveyed 500 digital professionals and revealed that 25% have been offered a relocation package. Although this is a rise from two years ago, when just 17% of digital professionals had been offered this kind of incentive, the research suggests businesses need to be offering more in order to recruit.
According to the study, of the packages being offered 69% included paid for temporary accommodation, making this the top incentive. This was followed by paid for transport (42%), an increased salary (35%), and paid for legal fees (19%).
However, the research suggests that what candidates actually look for when relocating is moving to a city they have always wanted to live in (40%), and to move closer to loved ones (33%). The research also revealed that over half (58%) of respondents would want up to a 25% increase …Read More
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