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Plumbers see 16.6% boost in pay during February

Self-employed plumbers saw their average earnings rise by 16.6% to £1,115 per week during the last month, according to the construction industry’s biggest payroll. While the February bounce is in keeping with annual trends, the rates are 13.4% higher than the same month last year. The analysis is from Hudson Contract, the UK’s largest provider […]

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Cost of plumbing contractors at highest level in 18 months

The cost of hiring a plumbing contractor rose to the highest level in 18 months during September, according to Hudson Contract’s latest analysis of construction industry pay trends.  Average weekly earnings for self-employed plumbers increased by 4.4 per cent to £1,021 last month, the highest amount since March 2020 and the first time this year […]

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Earnings for self-employed plumbers fall in January – But sector is looking strong

Earnings for self-employed plumbers fell last month – which is traditional for the start of the year. Hudson Contract said average weekly pay was £938 during January, a fall of 6.3% on December. The company said the overall number of tradespeople on its books last month stood at 87% of pre-pandemic levels. The figure was […]

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Self-employed plumbers earned an average £976 a week last month – equivalent to £47,000 p.a. salary

Self-employed plumbers earned an average of £976 a week last month – the equivalent of a £47,000 annual salary – according to Hudson Contract. Hudson Contract said earnings edged down by 2.5% during October but pay was comfortably above levels seen between April and June during the first lockdown. Plumbing contractors in Wales saw the […]

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Plumbing was the best paid trade in April 2019 – says new research

Plumbing was the best paid trade in April, but weekly earnings for self-employed plumbing contractors edged down in April, according to the latest figures released by Hudson Contract. Analysis of last month’s payroll data for more than 2,200 construction companies in England and Wales reveals a marginal decrease of 0.5% to an average of £1,117 […]

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