The 20 fastest growing freelance skills., US Q4 2016 on Upwork

Upwork earlier this month released its latest quarterly index of the 20 fastest-growing skills being hired for among freelancers in the U.S. freelance job market.



The upwork skills index

List of the skills:

1- Natural language processing (NLP)

2- Swift (Apple’s preferred programming language)

3- Tableau

4- Amazon MWS

5- Strip

6- Instagram marketing

7- MySQL Programming

8- Unbounce

9- Social media management

10- Angular JS

11- Business consulting

12- Machine learning

13- Brand Strategy

14- 3d Rendering

15- Information security

16- R development

17- Node-JS development

18- User experience design

19- Blutooth

20- Zendesk customer support


Data science is the fastest-growing category on Upwork for the second quarter in a row. Machine learning moved from the #1 spot in Q3 to #12 in Q4 but continues to see rapid growth. 🙂

Other related topics:

Upwork release the: Future work force report – 2017

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