Freelancer.com,a large outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace, has announced the most recent Freelancer Fast 50,a list of its 50 fastest growing online job categories for the last quarter of 2011. According to the new Freelancer Fast 50, software development jobs are up overall.Q4 2011 saw a strong increase in applications developed in C++,which were up 38 percent to 2,214.Java was up 36 percent to 2,513,C language development was up 27 percent to 1,953,.NET development also was up 27 percent to 346,and C# was up 20 percent to 2,124.However,PHP still dominates the Web and was up 13 percent to 28,872 online projects.
“As the largest outsourcing marketplace in the world with over 3 million freelancers and 1.3 million jobs posted to date, the Freelancer.com Fast 50 provides unparalleled and timely insights into online job trends, success and failure in the product marketplace and market share in application support for a range of companies, technologies and products," said Matt Barrie, CEO of Freelancer.com, in a statement.
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