Freelancing is not 'a thing' anymore... It's THE THING.
Thanks to the good folk at Upwork and the Freelancers Union we can confirm that now 1 in 3 American's freelancer. This is an increase of nealry 4M in 4-years.
Also interesting is that 61% of those freelancing are doing so by choice and NOT necessesity.
Have a look at the terrific infographic above to see more.