Top UpWork Skills In 2021: The Most In-Demand Wizardries To Learn Today

Upwork’s Top 15 Most Lucrative Programming Languages (based on average hourly rate):

  1. Objective-C $66
  2. Golang $64
  3. Windows PowerShell $62
  4. Excel VBA $60
  5. Kotlin $60
  6. VB.NET $59
  7. Ruby $59
  8. Java $58
  9. Swift $56
  10. C# $56
  11. ASP.NET $56
  12. C++ $55
  13. SQL $54
  14. Python $53
  15. C $52

The top 20 fastest-growing skills, Q2 2019:

  1. ServiceNow
  2. DaVinci Resolve
  3. Social video marketing
  4. Highcharts
  5. PyTorch
  6. Keras
  7. Caspio
  8. LearnDash
  9. Kendo UI
  10. Technical recruiter
  11. Neo4j
  12. Statistical modeling
  13. Salesforce Lightning
  14. Relational databases
  15. d3.js
  16. Motion graphics
  17. MATLAB
  18. Packaging design
  19. SEOMoz
  20. Microsoft Azure

The Upwork 100: Q3 2019

  • .NET Core
  • TypeScript
  • Landing pages
  • eBooks
  • Android
  • Electronic design
  • Presentation
  • Sketch
  • Research
  • Technical recruiter
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Slack
  • Google Tag Manager
  • Sourcing
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Video post-editing
  • LinkedIn recruiting
  • Data visualization
  • Interviewing
  • Interior design
  • System administration
  • Kubernetes
  • Data scraping
  • Technical documentation
  • Project scheduling
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • 2D animation
  • Firebase
  • Customer retention marketing
  • Salesforce Lightning
  • DevOps
  • Selenium
  • Accounts receivable management
  • Microsoft Windows Azure
  • Database design
  • AutoCAD
  • Usability testing
  • C development
  • Accounts payable management
  • Lead generation
  • Product descriptions
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Circuit design
  • eLearning
  • Google Docs
  • Docker
  • GitHub
  • Redux for JavaScript
  • Business planning
  • Data entry
  • Motion graphics
  • Infographics
  • Architecture
  • ASP.NET
  • Asana
  • Instagram marketing
  • Shopify development
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Architectural rendering
  • PostgreSQL administration
  • Salesforce app development
  • Python
  • Magento 2
  • Link building
  • MongoDB
  • Bootstrap
  • SEO writing
  • Web scraping
  • Animation
  • Network security
  • 3D rendering
  • Agile project management
  • Administrative support
  • Data mining
  • Internet research
  • English grammar
  • Squarespace
  • Elasticsearch
  • Startup consulting
  • AWS Lambda
  • Branding
  • Media relations
  • Appointment setting
  • 3D design
  • Bookkeeping
  • Romance writing
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Product design
  • Financial accounting
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Zendesk
  • Accounting
  • Virtual assistant
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Postgre SQL programming
  • Tax preparation
  • Embedded systems
  • Audio editing
  • Google Analytics
  • Amazon S3