There are many reasons why a lot of people dream of becoming a freelance web developer. As a successful freelance web developer, you are your own boss. You get to choose your working hours, clients you work with, your hourly rate, and generally the amount of workload you feel comfortable with. You become a self-employed expert with a choice of projects to work on based on your interests, skills, and passion. You’ll still make a good income whether working full time or part time.