According to BuiltWith, 80% of the top 1 million websites use jQuery.
The possibilities are endless if one is willing to dig deeper.
3. Build on the JS Framework
As one works in those frameworks, one can find things that one can build in them. Moreover, one can even consider contributing functionalities to the JS framework itself. It can help you create a name and expertise in the field and grab a lot of client work for the same.
One example I can think off right at this moment is the email sending via AWS or SES as well as handling notifications or SNS in Node.JS
However, it also means there is an opportunity for someone who can solve those nightmares.
Here is my step by step guide to help you start a programming blog in WordPress.
One can start teaching offline and then make your way to online.
For offline, one can start a local coaching institute. Over time as one teaches offline, one can shoot the course and consider selling it on Udemy.
If you aren’t sure about selling a course as yet, release a few short videos on YouTube to see how they perform. Programming with Mosh YouTube channel can be an excellent inspiration to start.
I am not too sure if clients will directly request jQuery work because clients are not too technical when it comes to freelancing websites like Upwork. As an example, if something doesn’t work because of some jQuery issues, the client may describe the issue but not the root cause of the problem.
Last but by no means the least is to participate in code contest to win a cash prize.
Yes, it is tough to find contests regularly, but if you win a contest, it can help you in many ways in your job as a freelancer, as a blog.
Here are 3 of them I found in Google right now.