online employment

State of the freelance nation: stats

At the end of last year, David Cameron demonstrated his commitment to boost the British creative economy, announcing plans to invest £50m of funding towards the construction of the Open Institute at the heart of Silicon Roundabout In London.

This busy tech hub is used by many startups where freelancers are often integral to their strategy.  

Online magazine Technorati claims the era of the freelancer will kick off in 2013 and last month we released quarterly online employment report that suggests the same.

Do what you do best and outsource the rest:

Demand for digital marketing is soaring. And, as I’ve covered in previous posts, online freelancers are capturing a large chunk of this work.

For agencies, this is a challenge, with more skills needed and projects becoming more complex.