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

 
3,627,017
Registered Freelancers
3.7M
3.6M
3.5M
3.4M
3.3M
3.2M
3.1M
3M
Nov
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2013
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
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2014
 

Freelancer Earnings

 
$1,558,061,468
Lifetime Earnings (in USD)
$290M
$260M
$230M
$200M
$170M
$140M
$110M
$80M
2008
2009
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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 1,123,935 202,416 613,159 111,035 295,455
2. India 649,566 295,407 249,874 58,945 126,338
3. Philippines 178,725 24,414 81,210 20,595 74,371
4. Pakistan 176,011 55,102 81,027 17,114 42,563
5. United Kingdom 126,670 31,604 72,638 10,411 23,516
6. Canada 85,639 19,886 48,997 8,164 17,917
7. Bangladesh 66,970 22,948 31,365 11,685 15,937
8. Australia 48,240 12,161 26,024 4,423 9,693
9. Romania 44,305 14,198 25,058 3,991 7,046
10. Kenya 41,865 7,157 20,659 3,361 12,027
11. South Africa 36,394 6,396 16,366 3,011 10,519
12. Malaysia 31,066 4,553 16,259 1,720 10,403
13. Indonesia 30,510 7,345 17,008 2,097 5,197
14. Ukraine 29,341 17,570 12,495 1,647 2,148
15. China 28,752 18,697 9,441 1,798 2,079
16. United Arab Emirates 27,417 5,687 8,750 2,707 7,748
17. Egypt 23,725 7,339 12,537 1,778 3,437
18. Sri Lanka 23,189 5,839 10,211 1,287 8,120
19. Italy 21,618 6,100 13,314 1,578 1,976
20. Nigeria 21,059 4,164 8,844 2,378 4,836
21. Russia 21,045 12,824 8,279 705 1,153
22. Spain 20,880 5,785 12,641 1,750 1,992
23. Serbia 18,577 6,202 10,786 1,416 2,543
24. Brazil 16,791 6,493 8,606 1,065 1,435
25. Singapore 16,723 4,651 7,148 1,311 3,940
*Including Engineering & Manufacturing, Finance & Management, and Legal