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Benchmarks: Trillion-plus spent on independent contracts

Staffing Industry Analysts estimates the global gig economy in 2016 was valued at $3 trillion, 58% of which was via independent contracting. For many people with in-demand skills, such work provides a greater level of job security than traditional forms of employment, according to the report, “The Case for Contingent Work [1].”