Work traditionally handled by humans is increasingly getting automated. Opportunities abound in making cars self driving and in building intelligent assistants that help in disease diagnosis. While there has been major progress in automating low skilled work, we are still in the initial stages of having computers complete more complicated tasks. Through the lens of Gigster ‚Äî a software development marketplace, we highlight progress and opportunities towards automating the sale, management and development of software. We also share a viewpoint on the impact of increased automation on employment and productivity within the context of software creation.