SMEs See Information Technology As A Contractor Role Rather Than An In-House Position

Xenios Thrasyvoulou, Chief Executive of, has said that \”The last decade has seen a boom in remote freelance working, facilitated by the internet. This has been led by the IT industry, which lends itself to freelancing. Our survey findings suggest that the importance of IT industry to the freelance economy is set to grow.\”

Top 10 skills in demand

The top 10 skills demanded by Small to Medium sized Enterprises mainly relate to web based developments.

  1. PHP
  2. SEO/link building
  3. WordPress
  4. Joomla
  5. iPhone Apps
  6. MySQL
  7. HTML
  8. Flash game development
  9. .Net
  10. ASP.Net

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