Your one-stop-shop for all the most recent price changes and trends in the building materials, energy, housing and construction labour markets

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Soaring materials prices, rocketing energy costs, the tightest construction labour market in years, a volatile housing market and the ongoing conflict in Ukraine - all these pressures are contributing to some of the toughest trading conditions facing construction firms.

Having easy to access to reliable, up-to-date data can help firms chart their course. Building’s trends and prices data dashboard pulls together figures from 14 different datasets into easy-to-use line graphs, bar charts and animated visualisations.

Scroll down for our materials prices tracker, as well as inflation, output and insolvencies data, labour market trend information, housing market figures and the latest on energy cost increases.

MATERIALS PRICE TRACKER

Aggregates

Updated: 6 July 2022

2015=100

 

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Cement and concrete

Updated: 6 July 2022

2015=100  

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Timber and joinery

Updated: 6 July 2022

2015=100  

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Metal

Updated: 6 July 2022

2015=100

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Plastic

Updated: 6 July 2022

2015=100

 

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Other

Updated: 6 July 2022

2015=100

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ECONOMY WATCH 

Inflation

Updated: 20 July 2022  

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  Construction output prices   

 Updated: 12 May 2022

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 Insolvencies in construction

Updated: 5 July 2022

 

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LABOUR 

Construction vacancies

Updated: 15 June 2022

  

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 Earnings  

 Updated: 20 July 2022

 

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HOUSING MARKET

House prices

Updated: 20 July 2022  

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Housing output

2019=100

Updated: 20 July 2022

ENERGY COSTS

2015=100 

Updated: 10th June

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