Indian employers have positive hiring outlook for contractual jobs in coming years according to a source. There was a growth in need of contractual jobs across functional areas such as e-commerece, social media, wellness, mobile technology, cloud technology, cyber security, and content strategy for the web, environment, managing and interpreting big data and financial regulation. Entry level temp staffing would increase across functional areas and metros. The main reason for this trend is to reduce risk factors and as a strategy to mitigate the risk uncertainty associated with the inflow of projects.
According to government data, contract workers account for 45 per cent of the private sector’s workforce. Amazon, Flipkart, LG, Samsung, Panasonic, Mondolez, Grofers, Urban Ladder and Pepperfry are among companies aggressively looking to grab people. The most effective pairs for temp jobs recruiting and sectors are Chennai├óÔé¼ÔÇ£Automobile, Bangalore├óÔé¼ÔÇ£Power & Energy and IT, Delhi├óÔé¼ÔÇ£Food & Hospitality, Mumbai├óÔé¼ÔÇ£Healthcare & Pharma. Salary growth rates across these industry├óÔé¼ÔÇ£city pairs are 8.4% and above, with Bangalore├óÔé¼ÔÇ£IT being the most rewarding pair of all at 13%.
Bangalore strengthens its number 1 position with an enviable salary growth rate of 8.8%. Mumbai (8.2%) retains the second place and Delhi (8%) reclaims the third place from Chennai. Indore (4.5%), Goa (4.8%) and Jaipur (5%) are cities with the lowest salary growth rates for temp workers. According to the survey, Bangalore, Mumbai, Kolkota and Delhi pay the best salaries in temping, with Bangalore paying the most in IT and HR, Mumbai in engineering and Delhi in sales. Ahmadabad, Bangalore, Mumbai and Delhi offer the best wage hikes. Communications, IT and ITeS (information technology-enabled services) lead all other industries, both in hiring and rewarding in 83 per cent of all cities and domains. Mumbai is the top salary paying city across as many as seven industries.