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The market for software development is growing progressively. The total expenditure on IT services across the world reached 1.2 Trillion dollars by the year 2021. The Covid-19 pandemic has put a positive impact on the software development market. Reports present an increase of 9.8% in the IT market in the pandemic years. An outrageous competition is noticed among most of the developed countries in outsourcing software development. There are many factors like skill, competency, offshore software development rates and salary of software developers which determine the choice of the country for outsourcing software development. Ukraine, Poland, Kazakhstan, Costa Rica and India are the top noticeable countries in software development outsourcing. 

 

  • Ukraine

 

In accordance with the current reports, Ukraine is in the top position for offshore software development. 

Number of programmers

Ukraine holds 172,000 professional software developers with more than 750 software companies. It has more than 200,000 programmers. 

Salary 

The software developer salaries range from $800 to $6000. The offshore software development rate in Ukraine is approximately 11 Dollars per hour.  

Benefits 

  • Ukraine offers offshore recruitment services on a regular basis which attracts job seekers all around the world. 
  • Communication with software developers can be fluent as they have an advanced command of English. 
  • The mentality of Ukraine software developers is an added advantage. 
  • It has a convenient time zone. 
  • It beholds high competition in the IT sector. 

Education

23,000 engineers graduate annually in Ukraine. The popular technical languages are JavaScript, Python and Java. 

Level of English 

According to research, 85% of Ukraine software developers have an advanced grip in English mostly intermediate & upper intermediate. 

 

  • Poland

Poland is an important member of the top software outsourcing countries list. 

Number of programmers

Currently, it holds 295,300 software developers. 

Salary 

The average software developer’s salary ranges from $700 to $7000. The hourly rate for software development ranges from $13 to $ 32. 

Benefits 

  • Poland is considered to be one of the best countries which use PHP, TypeScript, C# and Swift which is why it is considered to have great technical skills. 
  • It has the University of Warsaw which is one of the best to study software development. It holds the 206th rank in the world’s best universities. 
  • It serves as a great technical hub.
  • Poland is considered to be an excellent region for a start-up business. 

Education

65,000 engineers graduate annually in Poland. It has a strong educational background. Polish software developers can also speak other languages like German and French. 

Level of English 

According to reports, more than 31% of the Polish software developers have a strong grip on advanced English with 53% having upper- intermediate and intermediate. 

 

  • Kazakhstan 

It is another important country for outsourcing software development.

Number of programmers

It holds more than 160,000 programmers. 

Salary 

The average software development salaries range from $800 to $ 6000. The average offshore software development rate is $6,30 per hour. 

Benefits 

  • It majorly focuses on IT out staffing and outsourcing.
  • It offers excellent opportunities to software developers. 

Education

Kazakhstan has more than 160,000 software developers. The common technical languages are Java, PHP, HTML and Python. 

Level of English 

They have a satisfactory command of English. According to reports, Kazakhstan holds a low position in English proficiency. It ranked 92nd among 100 countries on the English proficiency index. 

 

  • India 

Number of programmers

There are currently 5.8 million programmers in India. 

Salary 

The hourly rate of a software developer salary is $ 6,46. 

Benefits 

  • Low cost in software development. 
  • It follows all trending technology and provides high-end infrastructure. 
  • A huge number of software developers are present in India. 

Education

India has a huge number of programming specialists. 35% of Indians have a strong grip on Python. The level of education is a bit lower in India. 

Level of English 

Most software developers have a satisfactory grip on the English language. 

 

  • Costa Rica

Number of programmers

There are currently 22,701 software developers in Costa Rica. 

Salary 

The average salary of software developers in Costa Rica ranges from 33,079 Dollars to 46,215 Dollars. 

Benefits 

  • It offers highly advanced infrastructure. 
  • It has a fast growing talent pool of software developers. 
  • It boasts high rates of retention. 

Education

Costa Rica takes second place in Latin America by programming skills. 

Level of English 

Software developers in Costa Rica have good fluency in English.

 

By Jim O Brien/CEO

CEO and expert in transport and Mobile tech. A fan 20 years, mobile consultant, Nokia Mobile expert, Former Nokia/Microsoft VIP,Multiple forum tech supporter with worldwide top ranking,Working in the background on mobile technology, Weekly radio show, Featured on the RTE consumer show, Cavan TV and on TRT WORLD. Award winning Technology reviewer and blogger. Security and logisitcs Professional.

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