“A List Apart” Surveys 33,000 Web Workers

October 18th, 2007 by Jerome Dahdah

A List Apart Survey“In April 2007, A List Apart and An Event Apart conducted a survey of people who make websites. Close to 33,000 web professionals answered the survey’s 37 questions, providing the first data ever collected on the business of web design and development as practiced in the U.S. and worldwide.” Get the survey results here.

6 Responses to ““A List Apart” Surveys 33,000 Web Workers”

  1. Rob says:

    I can’t believe i read the whole thing. The one piece of information I really wanted to know was what blogging platform do you use and they didn’t have it.

  2. Jerry says:

    I’m fairly certain it’s WordPress. It’s pretty mainstream, a lot of companies use it as well (I’ve created several WordPress-based blogs for companies and corporations). Then again it may just be my perception, I don’t have actual numbers to back that up (and neither Google nor Wikipedia seem to want to give me any).

    This will probably only be topped by server-hosted blogging platforms, such as Blogger, WordPress.com, Blogspot, LiveJournal and the likes. Hey, remember Modblog?

  3. Jerry says:

    Oh and might I say, hooray for Firefox’s restore feature. My previous comment just survived a blown fuse.

  4. Ryan B says:

    I wonder how the 33,000 got picked.

  5. Jerry says:

    @Ryan: basically anyone who wanted to could take part, the survey was announced online.

  6. Business says:

    Very organize report, I actually went through all 82 pages. Though it was some what entertaining, I didn’t learn much about web development.

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