This page lists out many different job boards, gig services, communities, and consulting agencies available to freelancers. What’s the difference between the types?

Clients

Upwork

Alexa Rank400

Fixed or hourly projects. Largest client listing. Lots of low-paid competition. Horrible Support. Guaranteed payment for hourly 20%/10%/5% depending on engagement length.
Why do people hate Upwork?

Freelancer

Alexa Rank700

Much like upwork but their pricing is more around paying per listing/application.

PeoplePerHour

Alexa Rank4,000

Emphasis on shorter projects. Spec work also.

Thumbtack

Alexa Rank5,000

Toptal

Alexa Rank7,000

Can be hard to actually get jobs. Big name clients. Hourly or weekly engagements. Recruiters sell you to clients. Some sense of "community".

Guru

Alexa Rank8,000

Larger profile section for freelancers. Payment on completion with "resolution process" if client is unhappy.

Truelancer

Alexa Rank9,000

Crossover

Alexa Rank40,000

Emphasis on long term engagements.

Arc

Alexa Rank60,000

Get paid for short tutoring sessions or find clients. Bit of a vetting process. For client projects payments aren't guaranteed.

Scalable Path

Alexa Rank100,000

Turing

Alexa Rank100,000

Lorem

Alexa Rank200,000

Soshace

Alexa Rank200,000

Speedlancer

Alexa Rank600,000

Worksome

Alexa Rank900,000

Certace

Alexa Rank10,000,000

Tutoring

CodeMentor

Alexa Rank20,000

HackHands

Alexa Rank3,000,000

Other

Fiverr

Alexa Rank100

Bonsai

Alexa Rank30,000

#frontenddevelopers.org

Alexa Rank3,000,000

#freelance

Alexa Rank10,000,000

Agency

Codeable

Alexa Rank30,000

Working Not Working

Alexa Rank80,000

X-Team

Alexa Rank80,000

Experfy

Alexa Rank90,000

Konsus

Alexa Rank200,000

Gigster

Alexa Rank200,000

Gun.io

Alexa Rank200,000

DOZ.com

Alexa Rank300,000

Crew

Alexa Rank500,000

Moonlight

Alexa Rank500,000

Pilot

Alexa Rank700,000

10xmanagement

Alexa Rank900,000

Lightboard

Alexa Rank1,000,000

Dreamlance

Alexa Rank5,000,000

CodersClan.net

Alexa Rank10,000,000

Jobs

Stack Overflow Careers

Alexa Rank40

Dribbble Jobs

Alexa Rank600

Angel List Jobs

Alexa Rank5,000

We Work Remotely

Alexa Rank10,000

FlexJobs

Alexa Rank10,000

Hired

Alexa Rank20,000

RemoteOK

Alexa Rank30,000

No Fluff Jobs

Alexa Rank100,000

Golangprojects.com

Alexa Rank900,000

Team Extension

Alexa Rank5,000,000

Jobhunt.ai

Alexa Rank10,000,000