Global Freelance Market Overview for 2021

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Total project count (approx.)
12 150
Total budget in USD (approx.)
$2.2 million
Average budget in USD (approx.)
$318/project $16/hour

Rating of top freelance site

Freelancer.com
Freelancer.com
4.7k / $750k
Upwork.com
Upwork.com
7.1k / $1.4m
Peopleperhour.com
Peopleperhour.com
173 / $54.2k
Guru.com
Guru.com
113 / $35.1k

Rating of categories

Web, Mobile & Software Dev
4.3k
$949.6k
IT & Networking
207
$33.2k
Data Science & Analytics
217
$27.6k
Engineering & Architecture
715
$83.5k
Design & Creative
3.8k
$676.6k
Writing
2k
$288.8k
Translation
685
$109.7k
Legal
453
$72.8k
Admin Support
1.5k
$169.7k
Customer Service
100
$16.5k
Sales & Marketing
1.5k
$259.9k
Accounting & Consulting
608
$119.9k