Demand for web professionals continues to grow, as nearly four out of five developers and designers report client growth of 25 percent or more a year, according to a report released Thursday by Evans Data.
In a survey of 1,500 web designers and developers in the U.S., U.K., Germany, India, Brazil, and Mexico commissioned by GoDaddy, Evans found that roughly one in three respondents had client growth of over 50 percent, and the same number have revenues of over $500,000, even though half have been in the business for less than five years.
“Two decades after general internet adoption, this research indicates that the ‘Golden Era’ of web development and design shows no sign of slowing down,” Raghu Murthi, SVP of Hosting and Pro at GoDaddy said in a statement. “But the research also provides lessons to new web professionals on the importance of continued learning and the need to manage growth and focus on looking where your next clients will come from.”
See also: GoDaddy Q2 Profits Surge, Crush Analyst Estimates
Selling new services to existing clients is the primary driver of growth, at 40 percent, followed by providing support to existing clients (31 percent), new clients (21 percent), and reselling third-party products or services (7 percent).
The retail and travel sectors are driving growth in most of the countries surveyed, but in India the creative, education, and health care/fitness are the top three sectors, according to the survey. The research also showed

 

Demand for web professionals continues to grow, as nearly four out of five developers and designers report client growth of 25 percent or more a year, according to a report released Thursday by Evans Data.
In a survey of 1,500 web designers and developers in the U.S., U.K., Germany, India, Brazil, and Mexico commissioned by GoDaddy, Evans found that roughly one in three respondents had client growth of over 50 percent, and the same number have revenues of over $500,000, even though half have been in the business for less than five years.
“Two decades after general internet adoption, this research indicates that the ‘Golden Era’ of web development and design shows no sign of slowing down,” Raghu Murthi, SVP of Hosting and Pro at GoDaddy said in a statement. “But the research also provides lessons to new web professionals on the importance of continued learning and the need to manage growth and focus on looking where your next clients will come from.”
See also: GoDaddy Q2 Profits Surge, Crush Analyst Estimates
Selling new services to existing clients is the primary driver of growth, at 40 percent, followed by providing support to existing clients (31 percent), new clients (21 percent), and reselling third-party products or services (7 percent).
The retail and travel sectors are driving growth in most of the countries surveyed, but in India the creative, education, and health care/fitness are the top three sectors, according to the survey. The research also showed

 

In a bid to expand its footprint in India, Amazon Web Services’ Asian business division announced its intention to open an AWS infrastructure region in India next year.

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In a bid to strengthen its grip in the m-commerce industry and further assert its stance as one of India’s largest mobile commerce companies, Snapdeal recently acquired Letsgomo Labs, a mobile app development studio. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

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Academic researchers have found security and privacy holes in China and India’s most popular mobile web browser, UC Browser, including unencrypted transmission of personally identifiable information and user search queries that may have been used by spy agencies to collect information.

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The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has published the emails and email addresses of Indians who responded to a document dealing with net neutrality, essentially doxing those who support net neutrality in India.

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Small and medium-sized enterprises represent well over 90 percent of all businesses in Asia, and businesses in Indonesia and India seem to have a particularly healthy appetite for cloud services.

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Radix, a Dubai-based company which has most of its operations in India, recently won the rights to the .store new gTLD, beating out Internet giants like Amazon and Google.

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Facebook and Indian telecom Reliance Communications collaborated on the launch, of Internet.org, which was announced on Tuesday.

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Pastebin is accessible in India after being blocked by India’s Department of Telecom (DoT), along with 31 other websites, on Dec. 31, 2014. Several other sites, including Vimeo, Weebly, Dailymotion, and gist.github became available late last week, however 27 sites remain blocked.

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