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Henry Ollarves

Barcelona, Spain

Enthusiast developer

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Arman Stepanyan

Yerevan, Armenia

Full stack Web / AI / Blockchain developer

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Shashank Agarwal

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Tech Team Builder & Software Architect

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Sid Jain

Tampa, FL, USA

Game Engineer making rapid prototypes!

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Arely A.

Texas, USA

Bridging tech and design to bring ideas alive

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Xolani Mazibuko

Johannesburg, South Africa

Software Engineer | Python | Django | React | AWS

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Aurelien GERIER

Miami, FL, USA

Passionate Fullstack Engineer, 11+ yrs exp.

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Johnny Pao

Provo, UT, USA

Expert in TypeScript, React, Node.js

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Sara Benchinoun

Birmingham, UK

Web Developer | Custom Pages & Smooth Animations

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Daniel Ocean

Bali, Indonesia

Looking for new sales directions to scale yor biz?

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Faisal Samroz Hashmi

Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Your satisfaction is my top priority.

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Kabir Ahmed

Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan

Converting Brands into Digital Experiences

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Abhinand PS

Kochi, Kerala, India

Transforming Visions into Digital Triumphs!

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Julian Valle Garcia

New York, NY, USA

Software Engineer, Building Stunning Websites

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Azar Malik

Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India

Full-stack developer specializing in MERN

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Tanjil Islam

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Building Websites:Expert in vue/react/nuxt/next js

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Frequently asked

Freelance software engineers make $120,627 a year or $57.99 an hour, according to ZipRecruiter.

Freelance software engineers make $120,627 a year or $57.99 an hour, according to ZipRecruiter.

To become a freelance software engineer you should get a degree in computer science, information technology, or programming, or pursue certifications. As a freelance software engineer, you must learn programming languages like Python and C++. Get experience as a software engineer and create a free Contra profile to find clients.

Freelance software engineers are paid commission-free on Contra. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. Freelance software engineers get paid for the work they produce for their clients. Clients must pay a minimum of $250 or $25 an hour to post an opportunity on Contra.

A freelance software engineer is a self-employed individual who develops software applications, updates existing applications, and identifies and troubleshoots bugs.

A freelance software engineer can help your business by fixing software applications so they run properly or by developing brand new ones.

A freelance software engineer develops and tests software applications, identifies and fixes bugs, and updates existing software applications.

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