Content Claims King Throne, It’s Freelancing Era

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Content is King
Content is King

The online labor market now has a king, Content, as this field, has set high with continuous activity. Meanwhile, user data protection, Artificial Intelligence, and blockchain seemed to be the upcoming trends in this year, according to a report.

According to the report of Freelancer.com which features top 50 fastest increasing and decreasing job types in online, the freelancer requirement standing as high priority.

The report also observed that .NET and web content have made a jump to 58.4% in one quarter. During the last quarter of 2017, almost 4,314 jobs on freelancing were posted and this number has risen to 8,633 in the first quarter of 2018.

Job Areas Resulted in Downfall

“Content is very much still king in a year-over-year comparison, in response to Google algorithm updates. Blockchain, AI, and User Data Protection after Facebook’s/Cambridge Analytica scandal appear as the upcoming trends for 2018,” the report noted.

Meanwhile, data mining jobs were boosted to 51.5% in the first quarter of 2018 whereas data processing jobs increased to 16.9% in the same quarter. Moreover, data entry jobs have jumped to 25,539 in January-March this year from 24,903 last year.

Further, the report has shown that the visual aesthetics and style have been geared up rapidly. Also, freelancing jobs on designing and web development have made a significant rise.

Moreover, companies also switching their interest to invest in online marketing by increasing their online services. As a result, search engine marketing has seen a significant rise during the first quarter of this year.

“Freelancing is a breeding ground for new and creative ideas which the modern corporate world is in search of. Big companies have realized how easy, powerful and productive it is to find skillful experts through freelancing, said Freelancer.com Chief Executive Matt Barrie.

Meanwhile, there was no demand for few jobs. App and label design jobs have resulted in a downfall of 71.8%. Additionally, package and industrial jobs have declined to 66.5 and 67.2% respectively during the same time, the report noted.

(This an auto syndicated feed has taken as a reference from Business Standard)