London tech recruitment slumps 57% during pandemic

5 May 2020 (Last Updated May 5th, 2020 18:10)

Recruitment for permanent technology roles has fallen by 57% in London during the coronavirus pandemic, according to recruitment firm talent.io.

Across Europe as a whole, 38% of companies are freezing most or all of their tech recruitment.

Firms have also been scaling back during the economic downturn, with tech companies Lyft, Bird, Eventbrite, Groupon, Magic Leap and Yelp among some of the firms that have made job cuts.

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