Local Labour Market

Information on the regional and local areas of employment. Growth areas, jobs opportunities, employment trends and developing job markets. 


Rotherham Investment & Development Office (RiDO) is here to help stimulate economic growth in the area, creating jobs and prosperity into the future. As the economic development arm of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, RiDO provides a professional, impartial and completely free service. Our skilled team provides bespoke support to meet the needs of Rotherham’s growing economy in a range of areas. We work closely with partners across the region including the Sheffield City Region Growth Hub to provide a comprehensive range of services to support the business community.


The website is designed to give you a flavour of what RiDO and Rotherham has to offer. Whether you are a new business starting up, an existing business looking to expand, or an inward investor from outside the borough considering locating here, we are here to help.



Labour Market, Why is this is an issue? What is the local picture and how do we compare? What is the trend and what can we predict will happen over time? Questions answered on the website and resources available for the visitor.



Careers Yorkshire & Humber: Inspiring page for Yorkshire and the Humber region. This is the place to go for up to date information on: Quality in Careers, Careers in the Curriculum, Pathways into FE, HE and Apprenticeships’ in your area.



Shape your future (PDF)

Click on the above to download the second version of ‘Shape Your Future in South Yorkshire’ which provides some key facts about the labour market and information to help you plan for the future.

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