|Ask HN: What languages or tech should a freelancer learn for maximum ROI?|
|3 points by greedycoder 845 days ago | comments|
|I started out about eight years ago programming in PHP/MySQL and I've been freelancing for the past six. Over the last couple years, I've moved first to iOS and lately added Rails to my arsenal. I feel really good about my current situation, and I'm charging about $150 / hr.|
However, I doubt this will last and I'm thinking about a few years down the road and what I should be investing in learning right now. I'd like to maintain or continue to grow my hourly rate, and while I know there are Wordpress developers who can charge $250 / hr, they're the 1% of the 1%. There must be niches where $250 / hr is normal. What are they?
What technologies, platforms, languages, etc. do you see where the supply / demand curve is the furthest out of whack AND the demand side has $$ to spend?
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