8-1-2016_blog.pngNew Zealand, Singapore and the Philippines are the top five markets for contingent labor use, according to a new report.

New Zealand’s estimated number of skilled contingent workers is 0.2 thousand. Singapore has 0.3 thousand.

Countries were ranked using 50 data points, which touched on the availability of workers, regulation, productivity and other factors.

A higher ranking indicates a country is likely to support higher volumes of contingent hiring, with greater cost efficiency and ease of doing business.

The Contingent Workforce Index, compiled by human resource function service provider ManpowerGroup Solutions, tracks the relative ease of sourcing, hiring and retaining contingent workers in 75 countries.

For more information on global contingent labor use, download the full report