Work Online: These Are The Most In-Demand Skills According To Upwork

With the rise of COVID-19, many people lost their jobs and businesses. However, the tech industry survived better than most with most tech workers seeing a steady source of income – despite the lockdowns.

In this regard, the popular marketplace website Upwork analyzed their freelance community and came up with a list of the most in-demand skills. The site also noted that 51% of hiring managers plan to hire tech talent this year.

This indicates the significant role of tech professionals in the commercial world. It also serves as good news for those who possess these skills and can work on further developing them to excel in the industry.

Here, let’s take a look at the 15 most sought-after skills on Upwork:
  1. JavaScript
  2. CSS
  3. HTML
  4. Website Development
  5. PHP
  6. API Development
  7. WordPress
  8. HTML5
  9. Web Design
  10. Python
  11. Web Application
  12. API Integration
  13. jQuery
  14. MySQL
  15. React
Mike Paylor, Upwork's vice president of engineering & the product says that technology is rapidly evolving and companies must stay ahead to keep up with the competition. He further said that a virtual talent team from around the world can contribute significantly to businesses as well and help them tackle any technical problems that arise with ease.

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