Consider this scenario: A contract programmer
for a major financial institution illegally enters the institution's system and copies credit and other personal information.
He also works three days a week as a contract programmer
for an agricultural software company.
: Creates a custom system from scratch.
When the company went out of business, she chose to work as a contract programmer
at short-term jobs.
This expertise was easily transferable to the needs of ProduceOnline.com, and James hired Nelson as a contract programmer
While a plethora of statistics have been released in recent years, they encompass everything from contract programmers
to Uber drivers, from people who have been full-time contractors for years to people who do it occasionally on the weekend.
Hindman's recommendations all cost money -- mostly in the hiring of technical staff or the retention of contract programmers
. To recalcitrant publishers, he points out that programmers and software "are just as much a distribution cost as printing presses, and just as mandatory."
They also have two contract programmers
We were revamping a lot of processes and how we got to the customer." Adds Stephenson: "Success comes when the IT folks think of themselves not just as contract programmers
doing a specific chore, but have experience and interactions with business line people."
The company, with about 100 employees, now boasts a 10,000-person database of contract programmers
, developers, consultants and training personnel who can help clients quickly--hence the January 2003 name change that combines the Latin word "celer" for "swift" with "IT."