28.7 Million Developers by 2024

Every day, there seems to be an impact within the tech community that involves learning additional breakthrough solutions. With this comes constant learning. And with continuous learning comes priceless self-worth as a software developer in 2022. Developers in today's market have complete control. And if they are great, they can paint their futures and work how they want, when they want.

As it sits today, the current state of the tech market is hot. Developers are entering the market every day. With such increasingly high demand comes immense supply. "There were 26.4 million software developers in the world in 2019, a number that in 2023 is expected to grow to 27.7 million and 28.7 million in 2024." (Statista).

High Pay? Yes. Remote? Yes. Work-Balance? Oh yes. Who wouldn't want to join the club? If you are interested in entering this space, check out this blog from our friends at Coursera.

At Flylance, we have a mission to provide our contractors with exciting long-term projects that allow them to grow as individuals and continue to evolve into stellar software developers. We understand the market since we live it every day. We also appreciate the highs & lows of emerging tech since our operators continue to lead bleeding-edge projects for the fortune 500 & Government. Be sure to bookmark our open positions.

What does this all mean for the hiring manager? Now is the time if you're not already in the market for superior development contractors. The average tenure for a full-time employee in tech is only two years. Check out this recent article from Inc. Remove the risk and costly taxes/benefits that come with W2 by hiring a Flylance contractor who can immediately perform for as long as you need. This sizzling tech market means that developers are in heightened demand, and they get to be selective about where they work. But don't worry, we know how to supply the most adequate and loyal individuals. It is what we eat, sleep, and breathe here at Flylance. We are building a community of developers from the U.S to Latin America who are devoted to their work. We vet every one of them to ensure you're getting exceptional talent on your team. To learn more, check out