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Freelancer.in - Indian Freelance Outsourcing Website Launched

New Delhi, 11 February 2012: Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace has launched an India specific website at www.freelancer.in .

Freelancer.com, businesses connect with over 3 million independent professionals from all over the world. Using the website Employers can hire freelancers in areas such as software, writing, data entry and design, right through to engineering and the sciences, sales & marketing and accounting & legal services. Projects start at $30 and the average job is under $200.

The website offers freelance work in more than 400 categories from web design, logo creation, iPhone apps and lot more. Each freelancer can create their own profile  which will have information about their skills, completed projects etc. The website offers payment in Indian rupees as compared to other freelance websites which transact in US dollars.  This enables employers to hire locally and makes payments easier because freelancers can withdraw their funds directly to their local bank account, using Express Withdrawals(India is the first country to offer Express Withdrawals).

In the press release by the company it rated India as the third largest country after US and the UK in terms of freelance jobs in the world.

 As the largest freelancer user base on the global marketplace, Indian workers excel at programming in PHP (8.0%), Website Design (7.5%), Graphic Design (4.8%), SEO (4.5%), Data Entry (3.6%) and Copywriting (3.3%).

Indian freelancers are hired most often by employers in the United States (40.8%), United Kingdom (11.6%), India (8.2%), Australia (6.0%) and Canada (5.0%). Indian employers, in turn, most often hire other Indians (13.6%), Americans (3.2%), Bangladeshis (2.5%), Pakistanis (2.5%) and Filipino (1.6%) freelancers to work for them.

(with inputs from www.freelancer.in)

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