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Employers Want Freelance Developers to Have These 15 Technology Skills 

A large number of software developers and engineers are self-employed or work as freelance developers. Some work for a single organization, and others do a variety of jobs for a variety of clients. Regardless of the direction they take, their financial security is depending on possessing the technological skills that employers need. 

Freelance Developers
Freelance developers

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the appeal of freelance developers and has made freelancers with these skills particularly valuable.  This happen because many businesses are facing digital transformation, thus they rely on website and digital system

According to Upwork survey, 51 % of hiring managers “plan to engage independent web, mobile, and software developers this year and nearly half (49 %) cite needing access to skills and expertise as their reason why.” 

According to Upwork’s survey,  here are some enormously popular languages and disciplines top the list of most in-demand skills among freelancers: 

  1. Javascript   
  2. CSS
  3. HTML 
  4. Website Development   
  5. PHP  
  6. API Development  
  7. WordPress  
  8. HTML5 
  9. Web Design  
  10. Python  
  11. Web Application  
  12. API integration  
  13. JQuery  
  14. MySQL 
  15. React  

For your information, the most in-demand programming languages among freelance developers are also the most popular programming languages in postings for full-time positions.  

According to Burning Glass,  which collects and analyzes millions of job postings from across the country, as you can see, Javascript is also prominently featured, along with languages that form the backbone of website and software development (including Python and Java) : 

Popular Programming Languages, by Job Posting are  

  1. SQL  
  2. Java
  3. Python
  4. Javascript  
  5. C#
  6. C++
  7. Ruby  

Employers want technologists who can create and manage websites. because the tasks need knowledge of CSS, HTML, JavaScript, WordPress, and other technologies. This is particularly for smaller businesses who may not have the financial capital to employ a web developer but still need to keep their web properties up to date. 

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When the COVID-19 pandemic started, many businesses also rushed to update their websites with additional e-commerce options. With resources and personnel thinly stretched (and figuring out how to work from home), many businesses turned to freelancing technologists for this vital task. 

It seems that the market for web technologists won’t be decline in the immediate future. Even, according to The Burning Glass, the demand for web developers will increase by 14.9 percent over the next decade. The median web developer salary is $80,978, but with the right combination of experience and expertise, six-figure salaries are possible. 

If  you want to make a career as freelance developers and learn about programming you can learn it here . And if you’re going into a full-stack web developer interview, bear in mind that many questions will revolve around your past work and ventures, so make sure you’re prepared to talk about anything you’ve done before.  

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