Find the best Python jobs

It takes just one job to develop a successful relationship that can propel your career forward.
Find work Interested in hiring?

Professionals on Upwork rate clients
Rating is 4.9 out of 5.
4.9/5

on average from 2M+ reviews

Trusted by

Check out a sample of the 5,831 Python jobs posted on Upwork

Full-Stack Developer with AI and Twilio Experience
New
Hourly ‐ Posted 22 hours ago

30+ hrs/week
Hours needed

1 to 3 months
Duration

Intermediate
Experience level

Job Overview: We are seeking a highly skilled and proactive Full-Stack Developer to join our innovative team. The ideal candidate will…

Python AWS Application API Python Jobs Django
See more
Senior Software Engineer
New
Hourly ‐ Posted 22 hours ago

30+ hrs/week
Hours needed

More than 6 months
Duration

Expert
Experience level

About Us We're an exciting tech startup delivering a Switchless™ eSIM that operates in more than 200 locations, serving users all over…

Python API Docker Kubernetes PostgreSQL Erlang Python Jobs Elixir
See more
Reservoir/Completion/Well Test Engineer
New
Hourly ‐ Posted 22 hours ago

Less than 30 hrs/week
Hours needed

1 to 3 months
Duration

Expert
Experience level

We are seeking a highly skilled Reservoir/Completion/Well Test Engineer to design an extended well test for several onshore oil wells.…

Python CSS Web Development JavaScript Python Jobs
See more

$80
Fixed-price

Intermediate
Experience level

Hi, I need help for building a machine learning prediction model, for injuries prediction for football players. Along with that I need…

Python Statistics TensorFlow Python Scikit-Learn Data Science Data Analysis Python Jobs
See more
Refine Manual for Power PI Data System
New
Hourly ‐ Posted 22 hours ago

Less than 30 hrs/week
Hours needed

Less than 1 month
Duration

Intermediate
Experience level

We are seeking a professional to refine a manual that has been created for a power PI data system used by our school board. The manual…

Python Microsoft Excel Python Jobs
See more
bot For TikTok data gathering from TikTok API
New
Hourly ‐ Posted 22 hours ago

Less than 30 hrs/week
Hours needed

Less than 1 month
Duration

Intermediate
Experience level

I need script that scrape data from TikTok such as - accounts search engine with keywords bio keywords - videos search engine with k…

Python Data Scraping Automation API Python Jobs
See more

30+ hrs/week
Hours needed

More than 6 months
Duration

Expert
Experience level

Contractor Independence Marketing is on the hunt for a Senior Low Code Developer! If you love problem-solving, automating workflows, d…

Python JavaScript Python Jobs
See more
AI Software Logic Code Writer
New
Fixed-price ‐ Posted 22 hours ago

$250
Fixed-price

Intermediate
Experience level

We are seeking an experienced AI Software Logic Code Writer to join our team. As a code writer, you will be responsible for writing log…

Python Neural Network Natural Language Processing Python Jobs Artificial Intelligence
See more

Less than 30 hrs/week
Hours needed

1 to 3 months
Duration

Intermediate
Experience level

We are seeking a skilled data scraping specialist to assist us in gathering contact information of Muslims residing in the USA, Europe,…

Python Data Scraping Python Jobs Microsoft Excel Data Entry
See more

$100
Fixed-price

Intermediate
Experience level

Price is just a place holder, feel free to quote. Only apply if you have already done this before and can show some examples. Job/Task…

Python Neural Network Keras Python Jobs Artificial Neural Network TensorFlow Artificial Intelligence
See more
Python Developers on Upwork
can earn $20–$45/hr.
Learn more below about how you can earn a career on the world’s work marketplace.
Python Developer average prices bell curve

$20 $45

Median hourly rates (USD)

How to Become a Freelance Python Developer

Python is a popular programming language that emphasizes code readability and uses an object-oriented approach designed to help programmers write clear, logical codes for both large and small projects. If you have the ability to code using Python or are interested in learning Python, you might have what it takes to become a freelance Python developer on Upwork. Learning Python typically takes less time than learning other programming languages, as it has a straightforward syntax.

What does a freelance Python developer do?

Python developers are responsible for coding, designing, deploying, and debugging development projects. They're tasked with developing back-end components, connecting applications with third-party web-based services, working with front-end developers to integrate full-stack projects, and much more.

Python developers work on projects involving web development, artificial intelligence, machine learning, mobile applications, and more. Because it’s a general-purpose programming language, Python developers are in high demand.

What skills do I need to become a freelance Python developer?

A number of skills are common among Python developers, including:

  • Knowledge of and applicable experience programming in Python
  • A comprehensive knowledge of object-relational mapping
  • Understanding of server-side logic
  • Knowledge of front-end technologies and web frameworks
  • Understanding of data structure and algorithms
  • Understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience with data science (SQL, data visualization, and statistics)
  • Knowledge of SciPy, NumPy, and pandas
  • Knowledge of artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Excellent communication skills and willingness to collaborate with other developers
  • Comprehensive skills related to debugging and unit testing

What are the core freelance Python developer job responsibilities?

Clients may deploy freelance Python developers across multiple projects. Python is used in a variety of industries including web development, data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and application development. While each project might have its own set of objectives, freelance Python developers on Upwork typically are required to provide the following services:

  • Write scalable code using Core Python programming language
  • Collaborate and coordinate with development teams to set application requirements
  • Test and debug web applications
  • Develop and test back-end components
  • Integrate data storage solutions
  • Collaborate and coordinate with front-end developers
  • Develop and incorporate tools designed to monitor online traffic
  • Assess and reprogram, if necessary, databases to improve functionality

Should I get a degree or certification in Python?

In addition to developing your skills, obtaining a degree and/or professional certification can help your Upwork profile stand out. It’s also worth noting that extensive experience in programming languages such as Python, Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, ASP.NET MVC, and Objective-C can also give freelancers a competitive edge.

Examples of popular degrees or certifications suitable for freelance Python developers include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or management information from an accredited university
  • Certified Associate in Python Programming (PCAP)—offered by the Python Institute
  • Certified Professional in Python Programming (PCPP)—offered by the Python Institute

Jump-start your freelance Python developer career on Upwork and start looking for your first job. Eager to learn more about freelance Python developer jobs on Upwork? Check out these additional resources:

Upwork is not affiliated with and does not sponsor or endorse any of the tools or services discussed in this section. These tools and services are provided only as potential options, and each reader and company should take the time needed to adequately analyse and determine the tools or services that would best fit their specific needs and situation.

Your next job starts right here

Set up a free profile to showcase your skills, experience and desired pay rate to clients. You choose the payment method that's best for you to easily get paid for your work.

Find work
Upwork Payment Protection
Gives you security and peace of mind
See how it works