Your one-stop-shop for all the latest 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 matket 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: 13 May 2022

2015=100

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Cement and concrete

Updated: 13 May 2022

2015=100

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Timber and joinery

Updated: 13 May 2022

2015=100

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 Metal

Updated: 13 May 2022

2015=100

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Plastic

Updated: 13 May 2022

2015=100

 

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Other

Updated: 13 May 2022

2015=100

ECONOMY WATCH 

Inflation

Updated: 28 April 2022  

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  Construction output prices   

 Updated: 12 May 2022

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 Insolvencies in construction

Updated: 27th April 2022

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LABOUR 

Vacancies

Updated: 26 April 2022  

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 Earnings  

 Updated: 26th April

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HOUSING MARKET

House prices

Updated: 28th April

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ENERGY COSTS

2015=100 

Updated: 28th April

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