With a large range of roles and responsibilities within the discipline, the average job length in 2019 was approximately two months (38 working days) and the top 10%, significantly higher at nearly six months (113 working days). These are longer contracts compared to other disciplines, demonstrating that many projects require a decent tenure for freelancers to work on and roll out new products and digital services.
There are several reasons why now might be the time to hire a freelance developer. This includes:
Time — Freelancers are not constrained to the normal 9am till 5pm working hours, so can offer flexibility to move quickly on your project, whilst still delivering a high standard of work. This creates a better end result for both the project and yourself, and can release pressure from your own in-house teams, ensuring you deliver quickly.
Skills/knowledge — You can hire a developer specialised with particular expertise, from app developers to mobile developers, angular.js developers to magento developers. Depending on your project, you can ensure you hire a freelancer with specialised skills to deliver a world class solution.
Ideas — Software developers are the creative, brainstorming masterminds behind computer programs While some software developers may focus on a specific program or app, others create networks or underlying systems that help trigger and power other programmes. Not only can they help give a fresh perspective on your business with their knowledge and expertise, they can also help develop programmes that can help improve your customer experience.
Each of our freelance developers have been manually vetted by our dedicated onboarding team to ensure they have the right skills and experience to be considered an elite Freelancer, ensuring the highest calibre within our marketplace. Each developer has their own profile page that outlines their skills and experience, giving you the opportunity to review this information, to ensure you are hiring a designer with the right background for your project.
Each of our freelance developers has a profile page that outlines their skills and experience. So always ensure that you review this information to ensure you are hiring a developer with the right background for your project.
Alternatively, our Talent Team can help you from brief creation, to ensure your brief outlines exactly what you are looking for and trying to achieve, to shortlisting and finding the perfect freelancer.
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