Freelancer Annual report: the most interesting spots
Number of users
The number of freelancers and clients registered on freelancer.com reached 18.5 Million users. In 2005 This number was about 2 Million users. So we can see that the number of users jumped about 925% in the past 10 years.
Number of jobs
The total number of jobs and contests posted in freelancer was redefined in January 2016. Filtered for spam, advertising, test projects, or otherwise projects that are deemed bad and unable to be fulfilled.
in 2015 more than 3 Billion US dollars invested in jobs posted with average job size of 156 US$. This makes freelancer.com one of the biggest online crowd sourcing platforms.
Other interesting facts
65% of the jobs posted have received bids within only seconds.
in 2015 freelancer supported 34 different language.
more than 900 different skills are available.
more than 700K user downloaded freelancer mobile app.
More than 8M contest entries have bid on More than 266K contests posted in 2015.