Construction is the process of creating and building infrastructure such as roads, bridges and railways or a facility such as a home, hospital or school. Construction starts with planning, design, and financing and continues until the project is built and ready for use. Normally, the job is managed by a project manager, and supervised by a construction manager, design engineer, construction engineer or project architect. Craft trades people such as bricklayers and joiners are essential to the construction sector.
There are over
Employed in this sector in the Humber
This accounts for over
Of employment in the region
Did You Know?
of the workforce is female; they are mainly employed in professional and managerial roles
of construction companies in the Humber are registered self employed
Will there be opportunities available?
new apprentices will be needed nationally in the coming years
The region has an estimated average Annual Recruitment RATE (ARR) for
new workers each year, which is equivalent to 1.0% of the 2018 workforce
Output for the construction industry is expected to increase by
over the next 5 years locally
Employment trends for the Humber show that this is a declining sector in terms of numbers employed, this is due skills shortages with employers struggling to recruit to vacancies