By : M.S.Yatnatti Editor and Video Journalist Bengaluru : Technology freelancers are on a roll who have skill sets into new age technology like data visualization digital marketing and social media specific areas like google digital marketing data science analytics android app development and iOS app development programmes are witnessing a shift towards individuals choosing tio be freelancers or entrepreneurs.The market rate for freelancers depends on the specific industry. Freelance writers for instance will calculate their hourly rates based on words typed per hour.To get a better understanding of your industry wage, you can check out theby GoogalingFreelance Income Reports 2016 on internet . It is reported that few market research reportsrecently surveyed over 23,000 freelancers from numerous industries to determine average hourly wages. While the worldwide average hourly rate charged by freelancers is $21, the rate per industry varies heavily. Freelance web designers earn an average hourly wage of $23 per hour, for example, while language translators earn approximately $17 per hour. It roughly translates Indian rupees 1500/- per hour .Competitors' rates shouldn't necessarily dictate your own; however, understanding the average hourly rates of other freelancers with similar skills, education and experience will ensure that you aren't pricing yourself out of your market (either by charging too much, or too little).Freelancing opportunities are growing rapidly across many industries. Finding work is perhaps single most the toughest part for a freelancer. He has to knock on many doors and spend time, money and energy trying to get work. You can grab freelancing assignments not only in your city or in India but literally in any corner of the world. According to one report , every third user of Freelancer.com is from India.The US-based website helps freelancers get assignments and takes a cut when the deal is done . It's a trend that is slowly catching on. A growing number of professionals is junking regular employment to try their hands at freelancing. They are driven by the dream to be independent and work on theirown terms without the straitjacket of a 9-to-5 job. To be fair, freelancing does unshackle the individual from the tyranny of corporate hierarchy. The jobs are everywhere. What you need to do is find the niche that matches your expertise. "Don't go by just the current demand, but also assess how it will shape up in the coming years.It pays to keep yourself abreast of the latest developments in your chosen field. The websites giving freelancing jobs need to be properly researched .freelancer.com,worknhire.com,ayushveda.com,instastudio.co,behance.com,elance.com,peopleperhour.com, are few of them . However, do conduct a background check before you deal with these websites. Ask other freelancers about their experiences and other details. Social media sites like LinkedIn and Facebook have changed the definition of networking. Apart from the money factor, freelancing takes away a lot of your free time. For clients, a freelancer is a vendor they can call 24x7. Don't be surprised if you get calls at 8 am or 9 pm from a client. This is especially true if he is based abroad and is on a different time zone. "If you are working on a project with tight deadlines, you may have to forget your weekends,". For starters, there is no stability of income as in a regular job. As they say, you have to dig a well every day to drink water. You can never be sure about the next project. For those saddled with financial responsibilities, it can lead to a sticky situation if there is a long dry spell on the work front. The other problem is that when you start out, you cannot quote very high rates. Few of freelancing opportunities:Content writing general Rs 1to2 per word and special technical and professional writingRs 5 to 10 .E-Tutoring for lower classes Rs 200 per hour and 600-800 for professional courses .Data analysis 400-800 per hour .Corporate training Rs 5000- to 20,000/ per training session of 4 hours. Website design Rs 20,00/- per website .Freelance recruiter Rs 5000/- t0 20,000/- per placements.Do you have the passion to excel, urge to be creative, a never-ending thirst for knowledge and the desire to grow? Then, Indian ICT companies arethe right place for you because they focus on building a culture of innovation and breakthrough thinking, which results in value creation. The work environment and corporate culture ensures your personal and professional development along with the overall growth of their organizations.
Freelance Recruiters: IT companies need to recruit the recruiters and partner with Freelance Recruiters / small and effective search firms / recruiting or staffing agencies / recruiting vendors if they want to be super successful.A study by IT expert in recruitment process outsourcingshows that the recruitment industry is going through a crunch of 200 professionals every day. IT companies need to build the militia for the warfare. Simultaneously, build the army," is the advice of , Lead, HR and Recruiting, experts inIndia, for young HR managers. The `War for Talent is a reality, and it need tohandle the problem of the growing lacuna in HR talent, particularly recruiters, in the country. It's clear India does not have enough HR horsepower to handle the needs of the IT/ITES (IT-enabled services) industry. These sectors in the country, expected to employ about two million people by 2016, i.e, double the number of people they employ today, will predictably suffer from a severe shortage of competent HR talent soon. According to industry estimates, in the people's business, for every 50-75 person recruited, one HR job gets created. This roughly translates into a demand for 40,000 people skilled in the HR area for the tech sector alone in the next three years.This excludes the needs of other booming sectors such as retail, telecom, textiles and the recruitment industry itself, which needs as many people. A study by ITrecruitment process outsourcing firm, shows that the recruitment industry is going through a crunch of 200 professionals every day.Large organisations are often recruiting in excess of 1,000 people per year and one recruiter can effectively handle 5-20 placements a month. Generally recruiting teams are often as large as 15-20 people, with some organisations having recruiting teams with over 150 people. If you don't have people, you lose billing hours which translates into loss of revenue." Therefore the war for talent is now beginning at source: i.e., hirers are being hired first, both at recruitment divisions of companies and at recruitment firms. The country produces one million graduates every year. With a little bit of training, this pool can be filled easily. Readers can look into List of websites of IT Companies in India athttp://memberdirectory.nasscom.in/MemberCompanyFreeSearch.Contract Staffing is dependent completely on the Staffing Partners empanelled. According to industry estimates, the current RPO market is around Rs. 10,000 crore in India with HR companies offering RPO as one of their services. Be alert as a job scam occurs when someone offers you a fictitious job opportunity, typically through a false website or unsolicited e-mail. The victim is often asked to provide personal information and/or payments to the solicitor. If you get a job offer that seems like it's too good to be true, be sure to do your homework - it probably is. Scammers are beginning to use well-known brands to entice job seekers to apply to their fictitious positions.