Career Management of Worldwide IT Jobs from Australia

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This information was compiled from analysing Elance Trends information in 2013.
The information below include the popular ICT skills in demand. Other skills are can be seen via the link.
This information only represents one freelancing jobs website. Others exist.

Worldwide Geography of ICT Project work demands

CountryJobs Posted Total / $IT Jobs / $Creative Jobs / $Marketing Jobs / $Operations Jobs / $
USA1969000830000770000142144154289
$2.3B$1.4B$476M$191M$123M
UK2550001130001000001800016000
$241M$141M$56M$25M$10M
Australia22700088000990001500018000
$189M$101M$54M$17M$10M
Canada19200079000790001300013000
$192M$105M$51M$19M$8M
Ireland2200010000800010001000
$19M$11M$4M$1M$600k
NZ190008000700010001000
$16M$9M$4M$1M$600k

IT and Programming Skills jobs demand

SkillJobsOpen JobsAve. Job BudgetAve. Hourly RateQuarter Growth %
PHP Programmer3740323314$2024$20-7
HTML Programmer2485912711$1651$200
CSS Jobs1751671526$1883$20-9
MySQL Programmer1740101411$2578$21-8
WordPress Designer1618881529$989$190
JavaScript Programmer83102866$4015$24-4
iPhone Programmer76051863$3371$23-9
SEO Consultant55154771$1414$1610
.NET Jobs53855637$5636$23-6
Android Programmer50539898$3694$22-4
iPad Programmer46484675$3403$23-5
Joomla Programmer39532237$1278$18-13
iOS Programmer34887542$4265$25-3
HTML5 Programmer34630550$3730$234
Flash32672148$1997$21-13
jQuery30318314$3631$231
Java Programmer30228368$9338$24-14
Facebook Programmer23476199$1970$19-4
ASP.NET Programmer22481160$6054$23-20
Ecommerce Programmer20303239$2655$20-7
Magento Programmer19714237$1929$22-5
Drupal Programmer19127117$2995$24-20
XHTML1858437$2091$20-28
Mobile Programmer16657277$3547$23-6
Linux Programmer15869205$5106$263
Web Services1567191$4783$22-9
Google Website Optmization15181195$1124$179
C#14798211$7225$24-11
SQL143532$8884$26-100
Objective-C13393118$4108$25-15
Ruby on Rails11938134$9646$29-2
Social Networking116860$3535$18-100
Database113702$4443$24-100
SQL Server Programmer108292$10778$26-100
ActionScript1072354$2647$23-6
PayPal1032253$1270$19-12
C++10033198$6361$26-3
C911897$4343$26-13
API9071137$3832$24-12
Amazon Web Services8605117$3358$25-5
ASP83990$3931$23-100
Python8315147$6152$270
Content Management Systems7971101$4392$211
Microsoft Access793287$1882$22-3
Link Building70030$1084$14-100
osCommerce628331$1068$18-19
Windows608671$4785$25-1
Twitter603363$1386$1736
Cocoa593834$4301$24-20
LAMP Programmer562132$7969$26-13
Apache560143$4629$26-14
Mac OS X528852$3300$241
Google Maps521657$2229$235
Visual Basic515044$1999$24-11
Xcode510249$2663$23-2
Flex508632$5107$243
DHTML498819$2591$22-11
VBA490242$1311$22-5
Blackberry484728$3690$22-15
Microsoft Visual Studio458934$6379$27-25
Salesforce.com451368$7938$27-1
CRM440385$6891$22-3
VB.Net439236$8537$24-27
Internet Security423043$4741$23-6
Perl419131$4293$26-1
Zen Cart400613$1036$19-8
CakePHP372345$3505$20-4
Google App Engine360431$3028$22-14
Computer Graphics353245$2100$20-7
JSON353053$6492$26-5
Social Media Optimization35190$2133$17-100
Acrobat324462$2253$1912
Game Development313462$4323$22-19
Ruby309343$9849$29-9
Codelgniter297746$3470$21-1
Game Programming293938$4008$23-26
Django291252$7671$283
ColdFusion281924$7134$26-5
Data Structure277914$6535$26-50
eBay Web Services276128$1494$16-7
Microsoft Sharepoint270928$9403$3037
J2EE256138$33044$28-15
PrestaShop249442$884$17-14
Shopify244543$1257$2013
Dot Net Nuke227313$1914$22-20
Data Modeling226519$9761$30-44
Asterisk218936$3806$2011
RSS21043$1030$2111
cPanel20810$1276$20-100
AIR204020$5631$24-29
Zend203728$7142$23-6
SharePoint201325$13910$31-3
Vbulletin200113$1044$240
YouTube198728$1949$1611
Programming Aptitude19820$5162$27-100
Technical Support196037$3677$19-21
SOAP195419$7154$26-4
X-Cart191711$1568$196

Design and Multimedia Skills jobs demand

SkillJobsOpen JobsAve. Job BudgetAve. Hourly RateQuarter Growth %
Graphic Design2749712450$820$20-7
Photoshop Designer1802911810$863$19-4
Illustrator1414791342$717$20-4
Logo Designer102763671$533$18-8
Web Design967281159$1355$20-6
Animation48801379$1180$20-15
Illustration39430373$790$20-5
3d31580333$1231$20-5
InDesign Designer26127248$1022$19-12
Video Production25939268$1073$21-7
Video Editing25527265$1028$20-2
Cartoon21730133$820$19-19
Cover Design20905137$694$19-22
After Effects16530187$1216$21-11
Voice Over15204156$583$290
Voice Talent12839135$498$302
Creative Suite1160285$1523$221
Art Direction1130634$1677$23-45
Banner Ads1062979$1068$19-25
Audio Editing104710$1131$19-100
Business Card Design962947$757$19-38
Photography9271148$1085$182
Voice Acting9128113$459$293
Corporate Brand Indentity860744$1097$21-59
Digital Photography81311$1162$18-100
Dreamweaver808147$1424$19-27
Presentation Design7760105$982$22-9
Videography761886$1037$23-7
Music5628106$845$218
Coreldraw551756$1506$18-12
Infographics503150$1026$24-27
User Interface48530$3547$27-100
Freehand479912$799$19-44
Fashion Design469539$1216$22-26
Label and Package Design422736$866$22-41
Camtasia332719$1489$22-27
Electronic Design332532$1492$23-33
Final Cut30561$1440$19-100
Fireworks277918$1092$19-36
Microsoft Publisher26300$1304$19-100
Newsletter Design26130$963$20-100
Calligraphy21818$703$20-47
Premiere177433$1685$21-6
Cinema 4d173217$1549$22-39
Quark Xpress17015$1020$22-28
Frontpage15921$2358$18-100
Pagemaker15580$1225$19-100
Landscape Design12896$1224$20-50
Lightwave 3d10754$1141$20-40
DVD Studio Pro8313$1087$19-26
Director6730$1898$20-100
Zbrush65211$1504$18-55
Sony Vegas5485$1434$20-24
InCopy5303$1157$19-42
Microsoft Visio52516$1928$2128
Avid4803$2198$23-42
Microsoft Expression3815$1220$22-69
Framemaker3499$1211$18-49
PCB Design33918$2513$21-17
Ext Designer2871$2400$17-65
Corel Ventura1000$906$16-100

Writing Skills jobs demand

SkillJobsOpen JobsAve. Job BudgetAve. Hourly RateQuarter Growth %
Content Writing1331141478$833$17-1
Web Content70956449$862$17-11
eBook201441$712$18-100
Online Writing1656551$954$17-45
Microsoft Word930781$844$1638
Work Processing854856$754$14-5
User Guide625142$1050$20-15

Sales and Marketing Skills jobs demand

SkillJobsOpen JobsAve. Job BudgetAve. Hourly RateQuarter Growth %
Internet Marketing775631255$1998$16-2
Social Media Marketing47928712$1910$151
SEM Consultants25408299$1778$16-1
Google Adwords Consultant19513236$2077$19-4
Google Analytics921496$2549$20-9
Google Adsense389334$2217$17-15
Mailchimp199042$1160$1719
Google+170818$1798$15-38
Google Webmaster Central161716$1614$17-8

Admin Support Skills jobs demand

SkillJobsOpen JobsAve. Job BudgetAve. Hourly RateQuarter Growth %
Research62687467$1000$12-9
Microsoft Excel36734308$1029$1229
Microsoft Powerpoint652299$1511$166
Helpdesk274615$4171$13-44
Content Moderation228416$1760$12-49

Engineering Skills jobs demand

SkillJobsOpen JobsAve. Job BudgetAve. Hourly RateQuarter Growth %
3d Modelling12628329$2261$2212
AutoCAD8299128$2739$203
3ds Max359988$1536$1914
Solidworks348261$2861$236
Computer Engineer14021$12634$30-100
Wireless132127$7458$28-25
Maya98217$1191$19-24
Sketchup7560$1429$18-100
Google Sketchup Pro73320$1612$19-14
Autodesk Inventor67313$3116$214
Digital6220$4648$25-100
Scientific Computation56310$3384$23-29

Management Skills jobs demand

SkillJobsOpen JobsAve. Job BudgetAve. Hourly RateQuarter Growth %
Business Analysis6923124$3332$23-2
Business Plans468298$3175$2317
Strategic Planning230627$5827$25-21
Project Management204588$9273$232
Analytics199739$2749$23-17
Data Interpretation154618$2933$22-15
Management13121$8490$22-100
Business Mathematics123010$2780$21-48
Operations Management92117$7135$21-43
Six Sigma1035$13137$24-36
TQM480$2612$17-83



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