When it comes to freelancing, Indians prefer programming and design projects, according to data from Freelancer.com, shared exclusively with Moneycontrol.
Currently, Indians make up the highest percentage of users on the Sydney-based freelance marketplace, with over 1.73 crore registered as freelancers and clients on the platform. This number has grown significantly since 2020.
In 2020, during the pandemic, the registered user count in India grew by more than 34 lakh to reach over 1.2 crore. The next year saw over 29 lakh additions.
Overall, Indian users’ main contribution is in supporting clients with graphic design, marketing and tech-related jobs. India has one of the highest numbers of completed jobs for PHP and graphic design in the world. Last year, clients across the world posted over 5.6 lakh projects and India-based freelancers completed 73,558 of them.