Upwork Search
Upwork Search

Upwork Search

Extract freelance painter profiles from Upwork for recruitment or market analysis with our powerful API.
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Header

x-api-key required

string

This parameter defines the Piloterr private key to use for authentification.

Parameters

query

string

Search keyword for finding Upwork freelance profiles.

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Comprehensive Guide: Upwork Search API

Imagine effortlessly accessing a wealth of data on freelance painters with just a few clicks. The Upwork Search API enables users to scrape and extract detailed information from Upwork search results, helping businesses, researchers, and marketers to leverage rich freelancer data quickly and efficiently. Here's how this potent API can revolutionize your data extraction needs.

Application Scenarios for the Upwork Search API

  • Recruitment Agencies: Easily filter and obtain detailed profiles of potential candidates, including hourly rates, experience levels, location, and job success scores.
  • Market Analysis: Examine the distribution of freelance skills, rates, and success metrics across different geographical regions for strategic planning.
  • Academic Research: Collect data for studies related to the gig economy, job market trends, or the impact of freelance work on traditional employment structures.
  • Competitor Benchmarking: Understand the competitive landscape by scraping data on freelancers' rates and success scores, aiding in competitive analysis.
  • Lead Generation: Build comprehensive, targeted lists of freelancers for outreach, ensuring that your marketing campaigns hit the mark.

Strategic Benefits of Using the Upwork Search API

  1. Efficiency: Automate the process of compiling extensive lists of freelancers, saving considerable time and effort compared to manual searches.
  2. Accuracy: Ensure precise data collection directly from Upwork, minimizing errors and inconsistencies often associated with manual data entry.
  3. Scalability: Seamlessly handle high volumes of queries and results, allowing businesses to scale their data collection efforts effortlessly.
  4. Customization: Tailor data scraping parameters to meet specific needs, extracting only the most relevant information for your projects.
  5. Cost-Effective: Reduce costs by streamlining the data extraction process, eliminating the need for extensive manual labor or third-party data providers.

The Upwork Search API not only provides raw data but also presents it in a structured format, ready to be analyzed and integrated into various business applications. For instance, let's consider an example response for the query "painter":

{
"query": "painter",
"results": [
{
"name": "John Doe",
"title": "Freelance Painter",
"hourly_rate": "$25/hr",
"location": "San Francisco, United States",
"experience_level": "Expert",
"job_success_score": "90%",
"profile_link": "https://www.upwork.com/freelancers/johndoe",
"description": "Experienced painter with over 15 years in the industry, specializing in residential and commercial projects."
},
{
"name": "Jane Smith",
"title": "Professional Artist and Painter",
"hourly_rate": "$30/hr",
"location": "Chicago, United States",
"experience_level": "Intermediate",
"job_success_score": "88%",
"profile_link": "https://www.upwork.com/freelancers/janesmith",
"description": "Creative artist with a passion for painting, offering a unique blend of technical skill and creative vision."
},
{
"name": "Alice Johnson",
"title": "Painter and Illustrator",
"hourly_rate": "$20/hr",
"location": "New York, United States",
"experience_level": "Beginner",
"job_success_score": "75%",
"profile_link": "https://www.upwork.com/freelancers/alicejohnson",
"description": "Aspiring painter and illustrator with a fresh approach to artistic expression, eager to take on new challenges."
}
],
"total_results": 3
}

This response provides detailed information on freelance painters, including names, titles, hourly rates, locations, experience levels, job success scores, profile links, and their professional descriptions. Such structured data is instrumental in driving informed decision-making and strategic planning.

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GET
POST
/api/v2/upwork/search
Example Request
curl --location --request GET 'https://piloterr.com/api/v2/upwork/search?query=example' --header 'Content-Type: application/json' --header 'x-api-key: <token>'
Response
{
  "query": "painter",
  "results": [
    {
      "name": "John Doe",
      "title": "Freelance Painter",
      "hourly_rate": "$25/hr",
      "location": "San Francisco, United States",
      "experience_level": "Expert",
      "job_success_score": "90%",
      "profile_link": "https://www.upwork.com/freelancers/johndoe",
      "description": "Experienced painter with over 15 years in the industry, specializing in residential and commercial projects."
    },
    {
      "name": "Jane Smith",
      "title": "Professional Artist and Painter",
      "hourly_rate": "$30/hr",
      "location": "Chicago, United States",
      "experience_level": "Intermediate",
      "job_success_score": "88%",
      "profile_link": "https://www.upwork.com/freelancers/janesmith",
      "description": "Creative artist with a passion for painting, offering a unique blend of technical skill and creative vision."
    },
    {
      "name": "Alice Johnson",
      "title": "Painter and Illustrator",
      "hourly_rate": "$20/hr",
      "location": "New York, United States",
      "experience_level": "Beginner",
      "job_success_score": "75%",
      "profile_link": "https://www.upwork.com/freelancers/alicejohnson",
      "description": "Aspiring painter and illustrator with a fresh approach to artistic expression, eager to take on new challenges."
    }
  ],
  "total_results": 3
}
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