Most Sought After Freelance Skill Of 2018
- September 19, 2018
- Posted by: Derick Strydom
- Category: Blockchain, Recruitment
According to a new study blockchain developers are the most sought-after skill holders in the freelance job market so far in 2018, with freelance demand growing 6,000%
Freelance jobs platform Upwork released its latest quarterly index of the 20 hottest job skills, which shows that job postings for workers with blockchain skills have grown massively this year.
Blockchain technologists came in second place behind robotics technicians in the last quarterly review.
“Blockchain appears to be the next uncharted, highly talked about technology similar to what the ‘cloud’ was back in the mid-2000’s.” according to the Upwork report. “Its growth exceeded 2,000% for three quarters in a row on Upwork.com, and in Q1 it experienced more than 6,000% year-over-year growth, making it the fastest-growing skill out of more than 5,000 skills on the site.”
There were 5,743, mostly full-time, calling for blockchain skills in the last 12 months, according to Burning Glass Technologies; that represents a growth of 320%.
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