Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) report: assessing labour market shortages
- Migration Advisory Committee
- Part of:
- Migration Advisory Committee: commissioned research
- 26 January 2017
MAC report on the methodology used to identify shortages in skilled occupations.
PDF, 640KB, 34 pages
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This report assesses the methodology used to identify labour shortages in skilled occupations to date.
It outlines amendments to the methodology to bring it up to date with the latest labour market trends and available data sources.
- additional indicators to identify labour market shortages, using new web-scraped data to replace obsolete Jobcentre Plus vacancy data
- changes to the thresholds used to decide whether an indicator is indicative of shortage
Published: 26 January 2017