As 2016 comes to a close, the Moonlighting marketplace continues to grow. Today, there are over 350,000 freelancing and small business entrepreneurs offering up the most diverse sets of skills and talents in the gig economy. These Moonlighters are part of a unique market that is thriving and creating opportunity for a vast array of skills and professions, allowing anyone who enters to forge their dream careers and new paths on their freelancing journeys.
These entrepreneurs include fire jugglers, photographers, roofers, pet sitters, accountants, graphic designers, consultants, data scientist, IT programmers, and a variety of other professionals. This vast array of specialties is a demonstration of the amount of people deciding to leave the 9-5 to pursue what they really want to work on. The on-demand economy can only rise as much as the people willing to join and these stats show that people are ready.