IT companies around the world are hiring contract and freelance tech professionals to fill immediate demand. There is a huge demand for software developers and engineers that can work in a freelance capacity. The freelancer listing and aggregator platform, Upwork has recently published a list of most in-demand tech skills for freelancers. The platform has also published a survey citing the skills that IT managers look for in freelancers.
Here are the most in-demand tech skills for freelancers:
It is no surprise that the most in-demand programming languages among freelancers are also the most popular languages for full-time positions. A survey report by Burning Glass has also listed the same tech skills as the highest in-demand skills for full-time tech positions.
Popular programming language skills for freelancers:
For smaller companies, it makes sense to hire resources having multiple skillsets. Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, many businesses rushed to take their businesses online with the help of e-commerce platforms, which has raised the demand and popularity for developers with web and e-commerce skills. Burning Glass report predicts that the need for web developers will grow by 14.9% over the next ten years.