Of course you want to work remotely – there are many benefits, such as:
- Greater productivity (remote workers say their productivity levels are 7.7 out of 10, compared with a score of 6.5 from those in open plan offices), according to a Canada Life Survey.
- Lower stress levels.
- More time for exercise, states The Telegraph.
- Improvement in the environment. Forbes states that the average commute in the UK is between 60-80 minutes. Remote work reduces our carbon footprint and allows companies to be more green.
- Less cost for the company including lower leases, less expenditure for furniture, equipment and office supplies.
Here we list five sites to find remote programming jobs.
From part-time to full-time, entry-level to executive, this site has over 50 categories of over 30 000 remote positions. It’s also ideal for freelancers who are looking for more clients and projects. You can read their guide or watch their video on how to find a remote job.
The software development jobs on the site cover a wide range of categories, including Java and Android jobs, PHP, Python, Ruby on Rails and iOS jobs. The upside about this site is that they screen each posting, so you know they’re legitimate. The downside: there are fees involved ($14.95 per month) – and you can only apply and see a job’s full details once you’re a member.
Upwork claims the title of “largest global freelancing website”. Millions of jobs are posted annually, with freelancers earning money by providing companies with over 5000 skills across more than 70 categories of work. You need to complete your profile and the site will then highlight the most ideal jobs for you. In return for the services provided, Upwork charges freelancers a 20%, 10%, or 5% service fee depending on the total amount they’ve billed with a client, but you can earn bonuses from work well-performed on this site.
If you want daily or weekly emails with lists of remote jobs, sign up with with Working Nomads. You can check the categories, such as Development, that interest you. This is particularly useful for those who don’t have constant internet access.
This site claims to have the largest community on the web, with over 2 500 000 monthly visitors. Although they include non-tech categories, there are also a wide variety of tech fields, including programming, DevOps, sysadmin and design. This site is definitely worth a daily check. There are also a variety of resources, such as the ‘Top 100 Remote Companies’ and ‘Top Products for Remote Workers’, as well as community pages worth checking out.
In closing, this piece has listed five sites to find remote programming jobs.
Many developers dream of working remotely. In fact, 10,3% of developers regard the opportunity to work from home as a top priority, according to the 2018 Stack Overflow Developer Survey, which interviewed over 100 000 developers. If you’re keen to work remotely, think about signing up for one of HyperionDev’s six-month, part-time online coding bootcamps in Full Stack Web Development, Mobile Development or Software Engineering. You’ll get your own personalised mentor to help you whenever you get stuck and coding skills are always in high demand at remote companies.