General trades startups tracked through the UK.
We’re tracking traders as they start up or reconfigure as a limited company.
We’ve specifically left out building trades here, concentrating on things like electricians, plumbers, joiners, security and so on. If you need more specifics or are interested how we can help you market to the sector – please get in touch.
TRADE Startup SIC Codes Analysed
|Electrical installation||577 ▲28%||450|
|Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation||447 ▲5%||425|
|General cleaning of buildings||287 ▲15%||249|
|Other cleaning services||225 ▲8%||209|
|Landscape service activities||209 ≡||209|
|Joinery installation||205 ▲5%||196|
|Roofing activities||170 ▲11%||153|
|Floor and wall covering||130 ▲34%||97|
|Removal services||121 ▲105%||59|
|Security systems service activities||104 ▲5%||99|
|Window cleaning services||67 ▲43%||47|
|Furnace and chimney cleaning services||2 ▼-33%||3|
UK REGIONS FOR TRADE ACTIVITY
Popular Words USED IN TRADE Startup NAMES
We analysed the words used in company names across the sector for the month. Percentages represent the frequency of use of that particular word.
Percentage frequency of different titles used by directors starting companies in the period. We can reasonably assume that the majority of “Mr” are male, and “Miss,Ms or Mrs” are female, thereby giving us a male / female ratio of .
|R V Electrical (Cambs)||0.03%|
Age & EXPERIENCE
These are the approximate age ranges for the directors who are involved with the companies started in the period, along with the average number of directorships held when they started their new business.
More UK STartup Resources
See our growing data sets on other regions and sectors. In most reports we track numbers of startups, experience and age of the Directors and try to get a handle on the male / female balance of Directors.