As the Indian economy gradually recovers from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a significant surge in demand for blue-collar jobs across various sectors. The revival of the blue-collar economy post-pandemic has resulted in an increase in job postings on Qjobs, a hiring solution for blue-collar jobs by Billion Careers. In this blog, we will explore the latest trends and insights on blue and grey-collar job vacancies in India as per the reports released by Qjobs.



  • Comparative data on the total no. of blue and grey-collar job vacancies posted on Qjobs (Feb 2023 Vs Feb 2022):

Qjobs has witnessed over 39% growth in the number of job vacancies posted on the platform from February 2023 to February 2022.


  • Insights on why there is an increase/decrease in the number of job postings:

The increase in the number of blue-collar job postings can be attributed to several factors, including improving market sentiments, business expansions, and rapid technological advancements in various sectors. The pandemic forced many businesses to rethink their business strategies and make the switch to digital ones due to the sharp rise in the demand for online shopping and food delivery. Additionally, during festivals, there is a significant surge in demand for goods and services as people indulge in shopping and celebrating. As a result, businesses across various sectors experience an increase in demand, leading to a surge in production and sales.


  • Sectors that are hiring blue/grey-collar employees:

The top 5 sectors that have showcased rapid hiring patterns include BPO/Customer Care, Delivery, Data Entry/Back Office, Driver, and Field Sales.


  • Top blue and grey-collar job profiles in demand:

The top 5 blue and grey-collar job profiles in demand include delivery executives, bike drivers, data entry operators, telecallers, and helpers.


  • Top 10 cities with the highest blue/grey-collar job postings:

The top 10 cities with the highest percentage of blue/grey-collar job postings include Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune, Chennai, Noida, New Delhi, Kolkata, and Ahmedabad


At Qjobs, we believe in connecting skilled workers with suitable job opportunities, which is why our platform provides a comprehensive range of blue-collar job vacancies across various sectors. As the Indian economy continues to recover, we expect to see a surge in demand for blue-collar jobs, and our platform is well-equipped to cater to this demand.


Conclusion: The increase in blue-collar job postings is a positive sign for the Indian economy, and it highlights the need for skilled workers to drive the economy forward. At Qjobs, we are committed to providing suitable job opportunities for skilled workers across various sectors, and we will continue to support the growth of the blue-collar economy in India.

The article was published in The Economic Times:

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