The upper hand: The number of households has increased, driving demand for the industry

The Tradesman and Handyman Franchises industry mainly comprises sole traders that operate in a franchise network and perform of range of skilled and manual jobs, such as gardening, building maintenance, plumbing, fencing and painting. The franchise business model has become more prevalent in the Australian economy over the past decade, particularly in highly competitive markets. Franchise businesses are more effective in collectively marketing and promoting the services of tradespeople and general handymen. As a result, more businesses have been joining franchise networks to boost their exposure and gain a competitive edge in their local markets.Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 2.3% over the five years through 2017-18, to reach $983.5 million...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$984m
Annual Growth 13-18
2.3%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
9,525
Businesses
3,650

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Households have been increasingly outsourcing manual tasks, supporting long-term growth in demand
  • Internal competition has prompted the franchise model to grow in popularity among industry players
  • Internal competition is projected to intensify as operators compete on service and price
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Tradesman and Handyman Franchises industry exhibits a low level of capital intensity. The bulk of industry value added is derived through the provision of labour services to clients and, therefore, wage costs are projected to represent a very high 60.7% of industry revenue in 2017-18. Despite the high labour costs, the industry has a significant capital equipment requirement, which has steadily grown over the past five years due to the greater reliance on sophisticated tools and equipment to carry out specific jobs.The industry’s depreciation charges are estimated to absorb 3.7% of industry revenue in 2017-18, which indicates that for each dollar spent on wages, industry operators allocate approximately $0.06 to be invested in capital plant, equipment and vehicles. Ove...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Tradesman and Handyman Franchises Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Tradesman and Handyman Franchises Industry are

  • Having a good reputation
  • Having a clear market position
  • Qualified work force
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Capital expenditure on private dwellings and Number of households in the Tradesman and Handyman Franchises industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Tradesman and Handyman Franchises Industry?

    The industry is composed of franchised businesses that provide a range of tradesman and handyman services to households, small and mid-size businesses, and other markets.

    Industry Products
  • Building structure services
  • Building installation services
  • Building completion services
  • Gardening and other construction services
  • Industry Activities
  • Concreting and bricklaying services
  • Painting and plastering services
  • Roofing and tiling services
  • Plumbing services
  • Electrical services
  • Carpentry services
  • Home repair and cleaning services
  • Gardening services
  • Window washing services
  • Other tradesman and handyman services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Capital expenditure on private dwellings
  • Number of households
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Number of housing transfers

  • Current Performance
  • Consumer demand
  • Franchising growth
  • Profit and participation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Participation and profitability
  • Forecast demand trends
  • Future competition
  • Table: Tradesman and Handyman Franchises Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Tradesman and Handyman Franchises Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Construction
  • Residential Property Operators
  • Office Property Operators
  • Retail Property Operators
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing
  • Machinery and Scaffolding Rental
  • Plumbing Goods Wholesaling
  • Timber Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Building installation services
  • Gardening and other construction services
  • Building completion services
  • Building structure services
  • Chart: Tradesman and Handyman Franchises Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Households
  • Residential builders and property managers
  • Non-residential builders and property managers
  • Small and mid-size businesses
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Tradesman and Handyman Franchises Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Tradesman and Handyman Franchises

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Tradesman and Handyman Franchises Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Jim's Group Pty Ltd, VIP Home Services Pty Ltd, Hire A Hubby,
  • Table: Jim's Group Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: VIP Home Services Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Hire A Hubby - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Tradesman and Handyman Franchises Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Tradesman and Handyman Franchises Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Franchise
  • Permission given to perform services under a trademark, service mark or brand name.
  • Franchise Operator
  • The operator of the franchise that administers the franchise business model.
  • Franchisee
  • A tradesman or handyman that works under a franchise paying a franchise fee but operates as a sole trader.
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