Hire the best back-end developer freelancer available

YunoJuno is a leading all-one-platform to find, hire, manage and pay elite and vetted freelancers. Working with global brands, we’ll find the best back-end developer for your project with just a few clicks.

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Why hire a Freelance back-end developer?

A key benefit of hiring a freelance back-end developer is they help understand user requirements and requests, and create practical solutions to help meet those needs. When hiring a freelancer, you are hiring the skills and experience they have built up over their career, working on different applications with different brands. They could help bring a fresh and different approach to your idea. You also have the benefit of the developer having more flexibility to work evenings and weekends to help achieve last-minute deadlines, to get the job done.

How hiring back-end developers through YunoJuno works

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Create your project brief

Specify your project brief with a few clicks and get matched instantly.
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Find the best freelancer

Select from a pool of 70,000+ vetted freelancers, available remote or on-site.
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Manage contracts and payments

Easily manage all payments, contracts and communication through YunoJuno.
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What does a freelance back-end Developer do?

A back-end developer helps build and maintain the technology to power components which power user-facing tools such as a website or application. This includes understanding and maintaining a service, application and database. Their responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

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Design architecture of the back-end technology stack.
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Database creation, integration, and management.
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Implement back-end frameworks to build server-side software.
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Building and maintaining current API.
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Develop scalable micro services.
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Content management system development, deployment, and maintenance.
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Gather clear and concise requirements for development projects.
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Creating and maintaining internal technical documentation relating to back-end functionality.

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Why 12,000+ world’s most innovative companies trust YunoJuno

I have to say a huge thanks to your team — YunoJuno has saved us on many occasions now.

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I have to say a huge thanks to your team — YunoJuno has saved us on many occasions now.

Christine Richter, Creative Operations Manager

We haven’t used a recruiter in ages, working closely with the YunoJuno Talent team we moved to sourcing 100% via the YJ Marketplace.

Marie Brittain, Resource Manager

YunoJuno have been brilliant in identifying remote working freelancers who always deliver. From first introductions and telephone calls, to brief discussions and final delivery, the key has been good, clear and honest communication.

Nick Astor, Content Strategy & Execution Lead

The freelancers on YunoJuno are consistently of the highest calibre. It is also the easiest and most transparent recruitment service I have ever dealt with.

Christian Anderson-Ramshall, Head of Digital Production

Implementing YunoJuno has taken much of the manual management out of this system, reducing administrative workload and improving operational efficiency. The way we on-board and pay our valued freelancers is now a totally different experience.

Dan de Lord, Talent Strategy & Acquisition Director

YunoJuno are my recruitment saviours! I’ve worked with them for a few years now and they’ve helped with many resourcing challenges. The platform is really easy to use, it provides a wide range of freelancers to interact with and also means I’m only dealing with one vendor – which makes my internal financing hassle free!

Steph Fair, Creative Services Manager

Freelance support can be a great option for your business. It gives you the advantage of flexibility and the power to hire specialist expertise when it’s truly needed. Independent contractors can be self managing and great additions to the team.

Claire, Head of Design

The YunoJuno team have been super helpful and helped me find a talented engineer to support our MVP build in no time at all!

Winnie, Founder & CEO,

For us, the benefits of using YunoJuno are across the board. It allows us to brief and hire freelancers quickly and easily, making it very simple for us to scale resource on any given project at any time. It also allows us to quickly find freelancers across multiple industries, all from the same place.

Chris Ashby, UX/UI Design Lead

Frequently asked questions

When should I hire a back-end developer?
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There are several reasons why now might be the time to hire a freelance back-end developer. This includes:

Time —  Back-end developers are able to add functionality and build applications in an efficient way that helps reduce your go to market time. As freelancers are not constrained to the normal 9 till 5, they can offer flexibility and can offer specialist expertise at short notice to help fulfil a sudden demand.

Skills/knowledge — Back-end developers use their knowledge and experience to help improve the usability of your application. You will be able to leverage their insight and highly benefit from their expertise.

Ideas — Due to their diverse background, freelancers are able to bring new ideas to the table. Not only can they help give a fresh perspective on your business with their knowledge and expertise, they can use their experience to help improve the look and feel of your application.

Results driven —  As freelancers build their portfolio from reputation and word of mouth, it is important that they build and nurture their relationships. Due to this, they’re motivated to provide and deliver the highest quality of work.

What skills should you look for in a back-end developer?
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Back-end developers have a wide variety of skills. The most common attributes found in elite developers include:

  • Knowledge of application, data, and infrastructure architecture disciplines.
  • Understanding of architecture and design across all systems.
  • Working proficiency in developmental toolsets such as React and Node.JS.
  • Python experience.
  • Experience of database management.
  • Knowledge of industry-wide technology trends and best practices.
  • Ability to work in large, collaborative teams to achieve company goals.
  • Proficiency in one or more modern programming languages.
  • Understanding of software skills such as business analysis, development, maintenance, and software improvement.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Good communication skills and English level
  • Experience using Git Clients, PR and MR.
  • Experience of web services & RESTful APIs.
  • Experience with OAuth and JWTs.
  • Ability to project manage with strong organisational skills.
  • Ability to support an existing platform from a development perspective, and spot code errors.
  • Understanding of user experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
Why choose a YunoJuno back-end developer?
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Each of our back-end experts have been manually vetted by our dedicated onboarding team to ensure they have the right skills and experience to be considered an elite Freelancer. They have their own profile that outlines their skills and experience, giving you the opportunity to review this to ensure they have the right background for your project.

How much does it cost to hire a developer?
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This varies dependent on the type of developer you are hiring. Rates across development include rates from Back-end Developers, CMS Developers, Front-end Developers, Email Developers etc. The average rate across the discipline in 2020 was £389.

What’s the difference between a front-end and back-end developer?
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When looking at web development, front-end developers generally tend to work on what the end user sees on a website or application.

Back-end developers tend to work on the server-side technologies that power the site’s functionality.

Both roles work closely together to create a fully functioning website or application.

What languages do back-end developers need to know?
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Back-end developers generally work with languages like Python, Ruby, PHP, Go, or server-side JavaScript.

Best back-end developers are in high demand

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