Outsourcing is growing at a fast speed with a forecasted development of over 40 % for the industry. Multinationals and other businesses adopting outsourcing for the greater benefits such as cost, skills and speed of the work delivered. The biggest platforms in this sector are oDesk, Elance and Freelancer. 99designs. There are lot more such platforms but these platforms have the biggest number of resources and projects executed so far.
In the infographic given below, there is a comparison of these platforms according to funding received, number of freelancers and jobs posted, what they have charged and cumulative profits of freelancers. Here is some useful information if you want to explore this online outsourcing space!