Bawlers allow you to post a project, then freelancers place bids on it along with descriptions. They have feedback and profiles that consist of previously done work. Once one if found that meets your personal specs you choose them the project auction is “frozen” until the freelancer accepts or denies the project.
DevExplore.com is a categorized, fully searchable listing of web designers, programmers, and other developers alike. You can view ratings of developers as well as add your own rating. Adding your listing to the database is free. There are also articles that you can soak up and a variety of forums to converse in.
phpLance helps businesses find sellers for php scripts they need for their site. It allows them to find the professionals they need at the lowest possible prices. When you post a project on phpLance, Sellers essentially compete for your business by bidding on your project much like an auction. There is no up front fees at phpLance. You can deposit money in several different ways (credit card, check, etc.) and sellers can withdraw money in many ways too, which means you don't have to worry about payments.