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Gaurav Bhatia

Chandigarh, India

Experienced Web Developer for Hire

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Uzochukwu Okafor

Abuja, Nigeria

Frontend Developer: Responsive & Animated Websites

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Muhammad Zeeshan


PHP Laravel Full stack developer

Haris  Setyawan's avatar

Haris Setyawan


PHP Website Dev | Design & Coding

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Eric Osaigbovo


Experienced Webflow Developer for Hire

Mounam Bouagal's avatar

Mounam Bouagal


Efficient Web Developer & Designer

Hamza Bouchtarate's avatar

Hamza Bouchtarate


Experienced full-stack developer

Mitesh Goyal's avatar

Mitesh Goyal

Budhlada, India

Frontend Developer

Dharmendra Savsani's avatar

Dharmendra Savsani

Rajkot, India

Master full-stack & Shopify with .NET

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Umed Tolibi

New York, United States

Senior Full-Stack Web Developer

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Imesh vikum

Kobeigane, Sri Lanka

Skilled WordPress & Java Developer 🚀

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Samuel Madu

Nnewi, Nigeria

Wordpress Web Developer

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Athena Tzouveleki

United Kingdom

Jack of all trades...that means Full Stack Dev

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Ignacio Gutierrez


Full Stack Developer | Website & Framer Expert

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Sameh Mohamed


Frontend Developer | React js, Next js, TypeScript

Common projects for Web Developers

Building a new website from scratch for a business or individual.

Adding new features or functionality to an existing website.

Creating a responsive design to make a website mobile-friendly.

Building a custom e-commerce website with a shopping cart and secure payment options.

Developing a web application for a specific function or business process.

Maintaining and updating a website to ensure smooth operation and security.

Tips for working with and hiring Web Developers

Define your project

Before you start looking for a freelance web developer, make sure you have a clear understanding of your project requirements. This includes the type of website you want to build, the features it should have, and the technologies that should be used.

Review their portfolio

Take the time to review the portfolio of potential Web Developer candidates. This will give you an idea of their style, skills, and the type of projects they have worked on previously. Look for developers who have experience working on similar projects to yours.

Understand their technical skills

Make sure the freelance web developer you hire has a strong understanding of the required programming languages and web development tools. This could include HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, and other relevant technologies.

Communicate effectively

Clear and effective communication is key to the success of your project. Make sure you communicate your expectations and project requirements clearly and maintain open lines of communication throughout the project. Using Contra's platform for communication will ensure all your discussions are tracked and easily accessible.

How to hire Web Developers

Define your needs

Start by outlining your project requirements. This could include the type of website you need, the features it should have, and the technologies to be used.

Post a detailed job

Write a detailed job posting on Contra to attract the right candidates. Include information about your project, the skills required, and your budget.

Review applications

Review the applications you receive and shortlist candidates based on their skills and experience. Look at their portfolio and consider conducting an interview to discuss your project in more detail.

Conduct interviews

Ask technical questions to assess their skills and problem-solving abilities. Discuss your project and expectations and see if their approach aligns with your vision.


Once you've found the right web developer, you can offer them the job through Contra. Ensure that the terms of the project, including payment terms and project timeline, are clearly laid out in the contract.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Web Developers

1. Can you describe a recent project you've worked on and the technologies you used?

2. How do you approach problem-solving when you encounter a challenging technical issue?

3. How do you ensure the websites you develop are secure and optimized for performance?

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Frequently asked

A freelance web developer is a professional who designs and builds websites and web applications. They are responsible for both the visual aspects of the website (frontend development) and the coding and programming that makes the site function (backend development).

A freelance web developer is a professional who designs and builds websites and web applications. They are responsible for both the visual aspects of the website (frontend development) and the coding and programming that makes the site function (backend development).

Hiring a web developer on Contra gives you access to a pool of pre-vetted, high-quality independent professionals. Contra's platform makes it easy to manage your project, communication, contracts and payments in one place.

You can hire a web developer on Contra by posting a job with your project details and requirements. You can then review applications from interested developers, conduct interviews, and hire the best candidate for your project all on the Contra platform.

Web developers use various tools depending on the requirements of the project. This may include text editors like Sublime Text or Atom, integrated development environments (IDEs) like IntelliJ IDEA or Eclipse, and web browsers for testing. They may also use version control tools like Git and task management tools like Trello or Asana.

Freelance web developers on Contra get paid per project, per hour, or per milestone depending on the agreement with the client. Payments are made through the Contra platform and are held in escrow until the work is approved, ensuring secure and timely payment.

The cost of hiring a web developer on Contra can range from $15 to $30 per hour depending on the complexity of the project, the developer's skills, and their experience level.

Any project that involves the creation or modification of a website or web application will require a web developer. This includes creating new websites, updating existing ones, adding new features, developing e-commerce platforms, or creating custom web-based applications.

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