Right from the start of 21st century there was very fast advancements and progress in information technology industry. With improved laptops and computers and high speed internet access people started their online businesses in different areas. From 2008-09 there were very fast improvements in Smartphone development which allows people to use internet on the go. With time as smartphone becomes affordable for middle class people, online business trends becomes more popular because people can buy products without going into the market and can receive the products at their doorstep.
With this increasing trend, need of developers also increases and many students and fresh graduates selected web development as their career. There are various aspects in web development career which should be analyzed before you select a platform. For example whether you are going towards custom development or you want to become an expert of different content management systems like you can create website using WordPress or other CMS. Also which programming language your are going to select as your primary language so that you can use that in other projects as well.
As a web developer you have two options to start your career. You can become self employed which means you can start your career as a freelancer on different freelancing sites liek UpWork, Freelancer, Fiverr and many more. If you have expertise in web development you can get small projects from these websites and once you have good feedback on your profile you will be called for interviews for bigger projects and you can setup your own small working team to complete your projects.
On Fiverr you can offer small fixes related to web development in very less price. You can also create Gigs for offering big shopping carts and other eCommerce websites. Apart from freelancing you can also join a software house or web development company to work with. You can find out many jobs which are mostly from private firms seeking for experienced web developers. Searching for web developer jobs UK, Australia, USA or with other countries can provide you a lot of job opportunities where you can apply online or you can drop your CV at their office. Working with a team on a web development project could be a good experience as you can learn many new things, new ways to explore different things and new logic to solve the problems in different and better way to improve the overall performance of the website.
Whether you love to do coding using core language or you want to use a CMS for quick website development, you can start your career as a web developer freelancer or you can find a secure job in a good company around your area.