We are here to advise and support people and organisations to realise their potential so that together we can impact lives and communities for the better.

This is our purpose. We start each candidate relationship with the desire to understand what makes that person tick and what their long-term aspirations are. We want to play our part in helping them realise their potential, not just in finding their next job.

Helping someone secure a new role can have a transformational impact on their career and life, for good or ill.

It is a real privilege to advise people in this area and one we take incredibly seriously. We want to make a positive difference.

As specialists in senior technology and business change recruitment, we understand how high-calibre careers develop and evolve in the industry – but we also know that your career is unique, just like you are. Whatever your situation and ambition, we are here to help you find the career path that is right for you.

With extensive experience, our consultants are ideally placed to help you manage your career in tech.  Our business is built on long-term relationships, so we don’t simply look at your next role, we take a view of a whole career that reflects the realisation of your fullest potential.

Permanent Opportunities

Our permanent experts are here to listen and guide you through what can be an exciting, but sometimes nerve-wracking process.  We provide considered advice to ensure you find the best job that lets you realise your potential.  

Contract Opportunities

Whether you are a seasoned IT contractor or new to the contract world, we can offer advice on how best to set yourself up and will work with you to secure rewarding projects with top brands. 

Career Advice

Finding the perfect job in tech is easier when you partner with the experts.  We are on hand to ensure you are fully prepped, providing support on CV writing and interview technique to give you the best possible chance of landing that dream job. 

Salary Benchmarking

The Hamilton Forth Annual Insights and Salary Guide allows you to benchmark yourself against your peers in the Scottish tech market and beyond.  We are happy to advise you with difficult salary negotiations.  Click here to read the latest guide.

Developer Club

At Hamilton Forth we have set up an invite-only Developer Club to help the best software developer talent in the country.  Find out more here.


Our tailored events are organised with you in mind, providing access to some of the best minds in the Scottish tech sector, and the opportunity to network with future employers.  Keep up to date with our latest events in our news section.



At Hamilton Forth we’re passionate about giving back to the Scottish Tech Community. This is why we have launched the HF Developer Club with you in mind. Take a look at what our club is all about.
Hamilton Forth Dev Club

Famous for excellence.

Our dynamic team has experience advising in a wide range of industries and sectors.  We have led and developed businesses from board level, managing people and processes across countless specialisms and geographies. We can bring a unique perspective to your tech talent needs.

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Together we achieve more.

Livingston James Group comprises three bespoke sub brands: Hamilton Forth, Rutherford Cross – our specialist finance recruitment practice, and Livingston James – our executive search and leadership advisory practice. This wider group structure complements our robust search and assessment process, allowing clients to access the Group’s deep-rooted network and expertise.

Contact our IT recruitment experts

We’d be delighted to provide further information. Get in touch with our team to find out how we can help you.

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