wellpaid.io

Contract-only jobs board, with remote jobs & rate trends

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#5 Product of the DayDecember 04, 2018

Too many jobs boards don't focus on contractors. wellpaid.io is the contract-only jobs board for contractors in the tech industry.

* Find remote jobs

* Analyse market rates and trends

* Build a personalised jobs feed based on your skills

It's built for contractors who regularly look for new contracts and need to stay on top of the market.

Reviews

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  • Simon
    SimonSoftware developer
    Pros: 

    Beautiful interface, good data, user focused

    Cons: 

    Could use more jobs

    I used Wellpaid in October, which led me to a few potential contracts. Though I found my next contract elsewhere, I took a few interviews through wellpaid, and found the site very useful for determining my value.

    Simon has used this product for one month.

Discussion

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Chris Villa
Chris VillaMaker@chrisvxd · I build products
Howdy hunters! As a contract developer 🤓, I got tired of relying on recruiters and sub-par websites that were built for hiring permanent positions. I built wellpaid.io to bring together what I need as a contract developer when looking for positions: * Filtering by remote 🌍 * Rate analysis and trends📈 * A personalised jobs feed based on my skills 🤸‍♂️ It’s UK-only right now, but you can filter to remote gigs. If your sign up and I’ll keep you posted about an international launch. Excited to be sharing it with you!
Ferruccio Balestreri
Ferruccio Balestreri@frcbls · Maker // Student
Love this! Super interested in seeing how this moves forward
Chris Villa
Chris VillaMaker@chrisvxd · I build products
@frcbls Thanks Ferruccio! I hope it's as useful for you as it is for me. Make sure you sign up so you can stay in the loop 😃
Matt Michel
Matt Michel@ninjapixel · Developers, Developers, Developers!
This looks really good and there seems to be a good depth of jobs on it. I'm definitely going to give it a try!
Chris Villa
Chris VillaMaker@chrisvxd · I build products
@ninjapixel Developers, Developers, Developers! Ping me on the wellpaid.io chat if you need anything.
Logan Boyd
Logan Boyd@mastemine · Graphic Designer and Photographer
Will be good to see if graphic design and ui or ux gets added into this.
Chris Villa
Chris VillaMaker@chrisvxd · I build products
@mastemine I totally misread that as a criticism 😅 I'm certainly hoping to add design skills in the future.
Chris Villa
Chris VillaMaker@chrisvxd · I build products
@mastemine Hey Logan - I've added graphic design, UI & UX support, and jobs have already started to show up!
Logan Boyd
Logan Boyd@mastemine · Graphic Designer and Photographer
@chrisvxd Awesome! Thanks so much!
Chris Roth
Chris Roth@chrisrxth · 👻
This is super cool, I appreciate this :) I wonder how the brand will be perceived to the clients. I'm imagining myself in the shoes of a company that needs to hire an a contract engineer and cringing at the fact that it's values are all about money and payment. As an engineer, fuck yes. As a company, disgust. Second concern is that "high rate" is subjective. $1,000 for some people is low, for others very high. Anyhow, it's an interesting idea and I hope it succeeds. I would use this if there was an international version.
Scott Silvi
Scott Silvi@scottsilvi · Founder / CEO @ Automagical.AI
@chrisrxth seconded on the contextual high rate. Possible road map item, @chrisvxd? Allowing users to customize the amounts to filter by? I disagree on the company disgust. Too many companies paint a rosy picture of their organization. If they want to attract high-end talent, pay high-end rates. If they want to retain high-end talent, they can do so by proving cultural prowess during the first contract-term.
Chris Roth
Chris Roth@chrisrxth · 👻
@chrisvxd @scottsilvi I absolutely agree that they should pay well if they want to attract and keep talent. But retaining talent is a concern about employees, not contractors. If you want to retain a contractor, you give them a retainer or an employment offer. I'm curious if companies will find the branding clever or tasteless.
Chris Villa
Chris VillaMaker@chrisvxd · I build products
@chrisrxth @scottsilvi The context for the high rate is whether it's above or below the expected market rate for _that skill_. I've thought about switching it to something less blunt, like a distribution graph, so people can actually get an idea of how it fits in the market and then make their own call on whether it's "low", "medium" or "high"... but I need to give that some more thought. Re: rates - I agree with you in the context of employees, but I think this is different for contractors. Companies hiring contractors are already prepared to pay the money, and are more motivated by finding someone good, fast. Re: international - that's definitely on the horizon! Sign up to the platform / follow me on PH and I'll shoot you an update when it's ready.
Chris Villa
Chris VillaMaker@chrisvxd · I build products
@chrisrxth also, solid user name 🙌
Chris Roth
Chris Roth@chrisrxth · 👻