Trends

 

Elance Talent Around the Globe

 
Overall
all
IT & Programming
it-programming
10183
Design & Multimedia
design-multimedia
10184
Writing & Translation
writing-translation
10180
Sales & Marketing
sales-marketing
10178
Admin Support
admin-support
10179
Engineering & Manufacturing
engineering-manufactuting
14000
Finance & Management
finance-management
10186
Legal
legal
10187
Lifetime Data
Registered Freelancers:
Lifetime Earnings (in USD):
Avg. Hourly Rate:
 

Freelancers Growth

 
3,511,123
Registered Freelancers
3.6M
3.5M
3.4M
3.3M
3.2M
3.1M
3M
2.9M
Sep
|
2013
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
|
2014
 

Freelancer Earnings

 
$1,137,080,976
Lifetime Earnings (in USD)
$290M
$260M
$230M
$200M
$170M
$140M
$110M
$80M
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
 
Elance Pulse Every five minutes, there are 3 new skill certifications completed by freelancers
Every five minutes, there are 3 new skill certifications completed by freelancers
At least 7.9 job bids are proposed for every 1 job on Elance
1.25 million job proposals were submitted the past three months
Over 3,700 work samples are added to Freelancer Portfolios every day
89% of Elance freelancers state that freelancing is an important part of their career strategy
 
 
View By: Freelancers | Earnings
Top Countries Registered Freelancers* IT Creative Marketing Operations
1. United States 1,084,360 195,355 589,951 107,326 286,009
2. India 627,178 284,452 240,039 56,651 122,099
3. Philippines 172,578 23,554 78,391 20,151 72,032
4. Pakistan 171,958 53,757 78,807 16,823 41,758
5. United Kingdom 123,506 30,744 70,657 10,104 23,062
6. Canada 83,269 19,319 47,484 7,971 17,415
7. Bangladesh 65,059 22,289 30,445 11,375 15,658
8. Australia 47,000 11,780 25,208 4,284 9,420
9. Romania 43,603 13,915 24,561 3,950 6,966
10. Kenya 40,416 6,924 19,819 3,255 11,703
11. South Africa 35,576 6,214 15,929 2,930 10,328
12. Malaysia 29,982 4,379 15,618 1,649 10,098
13. Indonesia 29,534 7,123 16,449 2,047 5,087
14. China 28,067 18,306 9,144 1,712 2,000
15. Ukraine 27,698 16,486 11,702 1,518 1,984
16. United Arab Emirates 26,707 5,534 8,425 2,609 7,591
17. Sri Lanka 22,719 5,702 9,955 1,266 7,999
18. Egypt 22,710 7,057 11,928 1,722 3,313
19. Italy 21,224 5,967 13,036 1,556 1,941
20. Spain 20,499 5,672 12,344 1,724 1,962
21. Russia 20,307 12,406 7,886 647 1,101
22. Nigeria 20,254 3,999 8,456 2,285 4,685
23. Serbia 17,687 5,916 10,223 1,353 2,395
24. Brazil 16,193 6,279 8,238 1,035 1,384
25. Singapore 16,155 4,497 6,877 1,265 3,819
*Including Engineering & Manufacturing, Finance & Management, and Legal