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Elance might raise its service charges for small contractors

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Popular freelancing website, Elance, might increase the service charges for small contractors or small projects with less payout in the upcoming days. The service charges for different transactions below show a clear trend that Elance will decrease the service charges as you start moving up the payout rate.

Service charges for Elance

Pakistan has one of the biggest armies of freelancers on Elance website. According to a report released officially by Elance, out of 180 countries, Pakistan is 4th country to have the most number of freelancers using the platform.

Registered freelancers on Elance

Registered Pakistani freelances on elance

According to the image above, the average hourly rate of Pakistanis is 12$. This development will have the most effect on small contractors and newbies on the platform, who, initially try to get small projects to get better feedback and ratings.

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Written by Fatima Rizwan
I cover startups and entrepreneurs for TechJuice. Email: fatima@techjuice.pk. Profile