What is the field engineer gig economy? Literally, it is “the economy of small jobs,” or how the Internet is revolutionizing the labor market. When we speak of this economy, also known as the experience economy, the examples are many: everyone knows the stories of the creation of companies like Airbnb and Uber. You don’t need to be a multi-national to sell products and services to any part of the globe. This economy favors entrepreneurship and peer to peer services.