IT Contractor

Work when you need, earn what you want

The SkillGigs marketplace gets you hired faster, at better pay, and a stronger job match.

Get paid weekly on assignments when you join as a SkillGigs IT contractor.

A disruptor to traditional staffing agencies.

Contracting with SkillGigs offers a flexible earning opportunity that can be a great alternative to using traditional recruiters. If you’re already an IT professional, using SkillGigs can help you grow your income by giving you the power to make your own decisions. Your career is your journey, the gig is only temporary. SkillGigs also offers an alternative to the conventional agency relationship providing gigs within all major cities – not hard-set facility agreements along with many fully remote and hybrid options.

Take career control with the SkillGigs marketplace. No recruiters controlling you, all decisions – and pay – are yours.

SkillGigs provides a world of opportunities for your contract gig, which was previously unavailable through traditional agencies. You can search for any and all opportunities and initiate activity by sending in a bid — showing your interest directly to the hiring manager.

Why use SkillGigs for IT contract work?

Ability to choose

Before, you only saw jobs that recruiters from agencies decided to share with you. SkillGigs marketplace search allows you to explore all IT gigs. It’s your life, so it should be your choice. The job you want is only a BID away.

Pay transparency

Your pay, is your pay. SkillGigs will not cut rates to hike margin. Our fee covers the cost of the tech service, workers comp, weekly payroll, and the ability to provide you daily gig traffic to your profile. And better yet, you name your rate for the employers.

Get paid weekly

Say goodbye to delays in getting paid. If the contract your take is directly through SkillGigs, you will receive your earnings weekly, ensuring financial stability while on assignment. The payroll app is easy-to-use and is on-the-go with you 24/7.

Dedicated support

We’re here to support you every step of the way. Our team are not traditional recruiters but a team of relationship managers and market managers providing you assistance as you need it.

Getting paid, what you deserve

Bid volume is a good thing

Getting blasted with bids means you are a top talent. Celebrate this as it means you are ripe with options and potential. You can always contact us to help you make the decision, but the bidding feature is what sets us apart from traditional recruiters. This shows you, without holding back, all the ways and places you can earn.

Start sending your own bids out

Successful IT contractors don’t want to miss out on peak opportunities. There is no stronger way to show your interest and intent than by sending a bid to an employer. Sending a bid sets the tone of your pay expectations and tells the company you are willing to take the initiative. And it speaks volumes — about you.

Here’s the steps to get started

1. Sign Up

Begin with the basics. Sign up by following the setup and early learnings. Once you sign up, you’ll automatically be prompted to create your very first skill listing.

2. Complete Profile

The goal is to get to a 100% completed profile to ensure the most matching potential. Upload your resume and other certification materials just once to make it easier to apply.

4. Bidding

Being a disruptor to traditional hiring means we are not a job board or a staffing agency. SkillGigs is the future of hiring with our bidding feature allowing you to reach out to potential employers.

4. Accepted offer

Congrats, on your latest gig! And the best part, is that you were in the driver seat the entire time. We have online support, 24/7 call support, as well as

SkillGigs helped my confidence honestly. After you apply for so many jobs in the normal old fashioned way, and you either don’t get callbacks or it’s just a phone screening of someone who doesn’t really understand what it is you’d doing. That can, that can really get you down. But, with SkillGigs, all you get are the positives.

Brittany J., Technical Project Manager

SkillGigs FAQs

It is a very simple we are a talent marketplace that brings employers and top talent together. We envisioned SkillGigs to help make the act of hiring and finding a job simple, this is what we strive to do daily. Built by leaders from the outsourcing and staffing industry who’ve recruited and helped thousands of awesome candidates land jobs at some of the largest companies globally. SkillGigs, is an AI-based sourcing platform that serves as top talent marketplace. We offer a unique perspective on the art of finding the perfect job. Think of us as job matchmakers. SkillGigs is here to facilitate relationships with employers directly with talent. We are a resource for active professionals, enabling them to build their personal brand, directly interact with employers without a middleman, and to ultimately find the perfect job.

The company is headquartered out of Houston, TX but we have teams across many major cities within three countries to ensure the utmost timeliness with candidate and client care. As for where we place talented individuals? We’re nationwide! Contact us today about your immediate hiring needs to see what talent we have ready in your area.

Our focus is on the most in-demand and skilled positions found across all industries in need of IT and digital talent.

Simple answer is that it is your opportunity to have open pay negotiations directly with the employer. Employers bid on you to start the conversation about a gig. You then have the choice to choose if you are interested or not. If interested, our platform connects the two parties and manages the entire lifecycle. But why wait for the employer to bid on your profile? With SkillGig bidding tech, you, too, can bid on jobs you are interested in. You can bid on full-time jobs, contract jobs, and even remote jobs. With the initial pay negotiation done before finalizing the interview, using our bidding tech, you don’t need to stress about pay negotiation.

Sell your skills in an uber competitive job marketplace by differentiating yourself and marketing yourself by using state of the art technology which is super user friendly and easy to use. The Skill Listing feature helps people market themselves in the job marketplace by letting the world know their availability and job requirements, allowing employers to find you in sea of people.​​​​​​​

Using the SkillGigs platform vs. a traditional staffing firm, means that you have complete control over what gig you want to work for. Before, you only saw jobs that recruiters from staffing companies decided to share with you. SkillGigs marketplace search allows you to explore contract and permanent gigs — simultaneously. It’s your life, so it should be your choice. The job you want is only a BID away.

As an IT marketplace user in SkillGigs, you can:

  • Get access to the hidden jobs such in real time.
  • Name your own pay, choose who to engage with and when.
  • Leverage your personal brand for your success using our patented 3D Resume.
  • Engage with employers like never before to ensure good fit and desired pay.
  • Manage all your credentialing paperwork in one place! Set it and forget it.

SkillGigs, is the ultimate career marketplace, where you can create your very own unique personal brand to help sell your skills and the ecommerce-style interaction ensures you get the job you want with the pay you require. This is achieved through our transparent bidding process. We believe that every job seeker can improve their earning capabilities and their income potential if they only knew how to market themselves properly and by building a proper pipeline of gig activity around themselves. Whether you are looking for full time work or project work, we have got everything that you need to help make your career a success.

That means you’ve joined the SkillGigs community of growing tech and digital professionals! And to speak technically, you are a W-2 contractor of SkillGigs on assignment at one of our employer partners. There are other role opportunities that employers or hiring managers present where they are your employer of record or provide 1099. You will grow skills and grow experience with those employer opportunities while employed by SkillGigs.

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*SkillGigs assumes no responsibility for documents posted by users and no responsibility for the activities, omissions or other conduct of users. SkillGigs acts as a portal for the online distribution and publication of user submitted information and has no obligation to screen communications or information in advance and is not responsible for screening or monitoring documents posted by users. Nothing on the sites shall be considered an endorsement, representation or warranty with respect to any user or third party, whether in regards to its web site, products, services, hiring, experience, employment or recruiting practices, or otherwise. All posted gig rates are those of a hiring a party, not controlled or directly owned by SkillGigs. All gigs and their corresponding rates are subject to change based on availability and employer updates. Additional terms here.