Indicating better job market conditions, hiring activities grew across most of the sectors including pharma and insurance in July, says a report.

The Naukri Job Speak Index - which tracks monthly hiring activities online - rose to 1,323 last month. This marks an increase of about eight per cent compared to the index reading of 1,230 in June.

Most of the sectors witnessed uptick in recruitment activities in July, job portal said today.

In terms of recruitment, pharma sector registered a monthly growth of 24 per cent in July; while in insurance segment the increase was 18 per cent.

“Sectors like telecom and construction have seen a positive trend in July this year, with 11 per cent and 4 per cent growth, respectively,” said in a statement.

However, ITeS, banking and financial services saw hiring trends decline 14 per cent and 7 per cent, respectively, last month compared to June.