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State of Freelancing in IT and Future Trends

@inproceedings{MihaiGheorghe2015StateOF,
  title={State of Freelancing in IT and Future Trends},
  author={T. MihaiGheorghe},
  year={2015}
}
Freelancing in IT has seen an increased popularity during the last years mainly because of the fast Internet adoption in the countries with emerging economies, correlated with the continuous seek for reduced development costs as well with the rise of online platforms which address planning, coordination and various development tasks. This paper conducts an overview of the most relevant Freelance Marketplaces available and studies the market structure, distribution of the workforce and trends in… Expand

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