Global Online Employment Report

In 2013 on Elance...

441,000
new businesses joined
1,214,000
new jobs posted
1,153,000
new freelancers joined
$285,000,000
freelancer earnings

Jobs Posted

Cumulative Lifetime

Freelancer Earnings

Cumulative Lifetime

Online Work Trends

Jobs Posted

Quarterly Posts

Registered Users

Total Registered Clients and Freelancers

Freelancer Earnings by Category

Quarterly Earnings

Hiring Trends

Skills in Demand

Percentage of Jobs Posted by Category

 

Global Skills in Demand (YoY Earnings Growth)

Countries Hiring

YoY Payment Growth for Top 10 Hiring Countries
Top 10 Hiring Countries
United States1
Australia2
United Kingdom3
Canada4
United Arab Emirates5
Singapore6
Israel7
Germany8
Netherlands9
New Zealand10

Freelancing Trends

Top Freelancer Countries

YoY Earnings Growth for Top 10 Freelancer Countries
Top 10 Freelancers Countries
United States1
India2
Ukraine3
Pakistan4
United Kingdom5
Russia6
Canada7
Philippines8
Romania9
China10

Spotlight on the United States

YoY Earnings Growth by State
Fastest Growing States
(% Earnings Growth YoY)
Mississippi+291%
Montana+184%
Idaho+177%
Rhode Island+173%
Hawaii+171%