IT Management: Excel, C++, Java Jobs Among Top 25 on Freelancer.com in Q4 2011
Freelancer.com, a large outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace, has announced the most recent Freelancer Fast 50, a list of its 50 fastest-growing online job categories for the last quarter of 2011. the Freelancer.com Fast 50 charts the fastest-moving job categories quarter by quarter, and provides an up-to-date account of jobs being done over the Internet. Essentially, Freelancer.com helps match employers with workers who can fit their needs. Demand for workers on Freelancer.com reflects the demand for certain job skills in the market overall. According to the new Freelancer Fast 50, software development jobs are up overall. the fourth quarter saw a strong increase in applications developed in C++, which were up 38 percent, to 2,214. Java was up 36 percent, to 2,513; C language development was up 27 percent, to 1,953; .NET development also rose, up 27 percent, to 346; and C# was up 20 percent, to 2,124. However, PHP still dominates the Web and was up 13 percent, to 28,872 online projects. the Freelancer.com outsourcing marketplace enables businesses to connect with more than 3 million independent professionals from all over the world. Employers can hire freelancers in areas such as software, writing, data entry and design, engineering and the sciences, sales and marketing, accounting and legal services. the average job for the freelance employee is less than $200, making Freelancer.com cost-effective for small businesses, which often need a wide variety of jobs to be done, but cannot justify the expense of hiring full time.