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57 HIGHEST PAYING AND BEST SELLING FREELANCE SKILLS YOU SHOULD LEARN IN 2018 Part 2

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Hi everyone, this is the second part of the 57 lists of highest paying and bestselling freelance skills to learn in 2018 I released two days ago, if you couldn’t find a skill to learn in the first part of the list, you can look through this list for more options. Enjoy!

HIGHEST PAYING AND BEST SELLING FREELANCE SKILLS #31: GO DEVELOPMENT

Go Development which ranked #5 on Upwork‘s fastest growing skills of the fourth quarter of 2017, is a programming language created at Google in 2009. It’s a programming language that Stack Overflow named as one of its fastest growing programming languages.

HIGHEST PAYING AND BEST SELLING FREELANCE SKILLS #32: SHOPIFY DEVELOPMENT, #33: ANGULAR JS DEVELOPMENT AND #34: SWIFT DEVELOPMENT

Since Amazon Webstore shutdown, Experts in eCommerce platform continue to be in high demand as Shopify becomes a more popular way to reach out directly to Consumers. Shopify ranked #13 in Upwork’s fastest growing skills Q4 of 2017.

Angular JS Development and Swift Development are under iOS Development but I had to mention them separately since they ranked #14 and #15 in Upwork’s fastest growing skills list of Q4 of 2017.

HIGHEST PAYING AND BEST SELLING FREELANCE SKILLS #35: 3D MODELLING AND #36: 3D RIGGING

With the rapid innovation happening in the global animation industry technology and the industry rumored to have a total value of $254 billion in 2017 and greater expectations from viewers, Companies are rapidly turning to Expert freelancers in 3D modeling and 3D rigging to deliver engaging visual experiences to their viewers.

3D modeling and 3D rigging ranked #19 and #7 in Upwork’s fastest growing skills list of Q4 of 2017.

HIGHEST PAYING AND BEST SELLING FREELANCE SKILLS #37: MEDIA BUYING

Media buying is the process of buying online traffic from websites or networks and monetizing it by promoting offers from direct advertisers or networks which pay you to do that. A media buyer basically gets paid by advertisers when users click on the offer and make an acquisition.

Media buying ranked #11 on Upwork’s fastest growing skills list of Q4 of 2017.

HIGHEST PAYING AND BEST SELLING FREELANCE SKILLS #38: INFLUENCER MARKETING

Influencer marketers are people who help other people buy from you. Though people usually believe that Influencers are people with large social media following confusing influence with popularity but rather influencers are people who can influence the perception of others while getting them to do something different. Influencers must, therefore, have combined key factors of reach, contextual credibility, and salesmanship.

Influencer Marketing ranked #17 on Upwork’s fastest growing skills list of Q4 of 2017.

HIGHEST PAYING AND BEST SELLING FREELANCE SKILLS #39: MOTION GRAPHICS

According to Wikipedia, Motions graphics are pieces of digital footage or animation which create the illusion of motion or rotation and are usually combined with audio for use in multimedia projects. Judging by its rank of 20th on Upwork’s fastest growing skills list of Q4 of 2017, in the search of new ways to capture customer’s attention quickly in an era where the average person’s attention span is eight seconds by numerous business, Motion Graphics seems to be a skill in high demand.

HIGHEST PAYING AND BEST SELLING FREELANCE SKILLS #40: AUGMENTED REALITY

Augmented reality is rapidly growing in popularity judging by its rank #8 on Upwork‘s fastest growing skills list of Q4 of 2017. AR brings elements of the virtual world into our real world, enhancing the things we see, feel and hear. When compared to other reality technologies, AR lies between the real world and virtual reality, in the mixed reality spectrum.

HIGHEST PAYING AND BEST SELLING FREELANCE SKILLS #41: CHEF.IO

Chef is both the name of a company and the name of a configuration management tool. The programming language uses pure-Ruby, domain-specific language for writing system configuration ‘recipes’ thus the “CHEF” name.

Chef.io ranked #3 in Upwork‘s highest paid skills released in 2018.

HIGHEST PAYING AND BEST SELLING FREELANCE SKILLS #42: HARDWARE PROTOTYPING

Hardware prototyping involves hand building the model of a manufactured product such that designers can visualize and test the design. It ranked #6 in Upwork‘s highest paid skills released in 2018.

HIGHEST PAYING AND BEST SELLING FREELANCE SKILLS #43: FIRMWARE ENGINEERING

Firmware engineers create software used in electronic devices. According to my research, though job requirements differ, in most cases, it requires a bachelor or master’s degree in Computer Science, mathematics or engineering and at least familiarity with computer language.

Firmware engineering ranked #5 in Upwork’s highest paid skills released in 2018.

HIGHEST PAYING AND BEST SELLING FREELANCE SKILLS #44: CLOUD COMPUTING

Cloud computing is an information technology that uses a network of remote servers on the internet to store, manage and process data, rather than a local server or a personal computer.

Cloud computing ranked #6 in Upwork‘s highest paid skills released in 2018.

HIGHEST PAYING AND BEST SELLING FREELANCE SKILLS #45: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW EXPERTISE, #46: TRADE LAW EXPERTISE AND #47: PRIVACY LAW EXPERTISE

You know it certainly came as a surprise to me when I saw these three ranking #8, #9 and #10 respectively on Upwork’s highest paid skills. After all, rumors are spreading around in Nigeria that lawyers who don’t have connections end up poor, and many other rumors but Intellectual property law experts average $120 an hour, Trade law experts average $115 an hour and Privacy law experts average $115 an hour on Upwork.

HIGHEST PAYING AND BEST SELLING FREELANCE SKILLS #48: SPATIAL ANALYSIS

Spatial analysis is how we understand our world. It involves mapping where things are, how they relate, what it all means and what actions to take. It is used to analyze geographic patterns, to find optimum routes, for site selection and advanced predictive modeling.

It ranked #11 in Upwork’s highest paid skills released in 2018.

HIGHEST PAYING AND BEST SELLING FREELANCE SKILLS #49: APPLE WATCH

Apple watch is a line of smartwatches designed, developed and marketed by Apple Inc. It incorporates fitness tracking and health-oriented capabilities with integration with iOS and other Apple products and services. After Apple Watch became the best-selling wearable device in the second quarter of the 2015 fiscal year, it is no wonder that freelancers who know how to program for Apple Watch are in constant demand while earning $110 average hourly rate and ranking the skill as #12 on Upwork’s highest paid skills released in 2018.

HIGHEST PAYING AND BEST SELLING FREELANCE SKILLS #50: NETSUITE DEVELOPMENT

Netsuite development is the only on-demand platform that combines financials/ERP, CRM, and eCommerce into a single system and it is the perfect platform for creating targeted, valuable business application.

This skill ranked #13 on Upwork’s highest paid skills released in 2018 earning an average hourly rate of $110.

HIGHEST PAYING AND BEST SELLING FREELANCE SKILLS #51: ACQUISITION STRATEGY

Acquisition strategy guides acquisition program execution across the entire program lifecycle. It is a comprehensive plan developed as part of acquisition planning activities which manages program risks and meets program objectives.

This skill ranked #14 on Upwork’s highest paid skills released in 2018 earning an average hourly rate of $110.

HIGHEST PAYING AND BEST SELLING FREELANCE SKILLS #52: ALGORITHM DEVELOPMENT

Algorithm development is an important tool for product, program and technical managers who are developing a new or upgraded product or service and need to test the product performance.

This skill ranked #15 on Upwork’s highest paid skills released in 2018 earning an average hourly rate of $100.

HIGHEST PAYING AND BEST SELLING FREELANCE SKILLS #53: SOFTWARE DEBUGGING

Software Debugging is the process of finding and resolving problems within a computer programming language that prevent the correct operation of computer software. Skills such as WordPress error fixing are in high demand on Fiverr and software debugging even ranked #16 on Upwork’s highest paid skills released in 2018 earning an average hourly rate of $100.

HIGHEST PAYING AND BEST SELLING FREELANCE SKILLS #54: DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING

Digital Signal Processsing  is the process of analyzing and modifying a signal to optimize or improve its efficiency or performance. It’s a skill that ranked #16 on Upwork’s highest paid skills released in 2018 earning an average hourly rate of $100.

HIGHEST PAYING AND BEST SELLING FREELANCE SKILLS #55: AD LYRICS WRITING

Freelancers who know how to write catchy jingles or do ad lyrics writing earn $100 average hourly rate in this rank #17 skill on Upwork’s highest paid skills released in 2018.

HIGHEST PAYING AND BEST SELLING FREELANCE SKILLS #56: NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING

Natural language processing is concerned with the analysis, synthesis or basically the interactions between computers and human languages. It ranked #19 on Upwork’s highest paid skills released in 2018 averaging $100 hourly.

HIGHEST PAYING AND BEST SELLING FREELANCE SKILLS #57: DATA PROCESSING

Data processing is the collection and manipulation of items of data to produce meaningful information.  It ranked #20 on Upwork’s highest paid skills released in 2018 averaging $100 hourly.

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