Worldwide IT outsourcing services map: resources, pros & cons/country &/or region

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Outsourcing already proved itself as the most efficient way of developing software projects.

Working with a dedicated team saves you from lots of headaches (including the financial and staff ones).

Worldwide IT outsourcing services map

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If you decided that this is the right moment for your company to outsource its projects, most probably you take into account to invest some time in analyzing the market. Because, when it comes to outsourcing services, things differ from a country to another.

So, this article is aimed to help you save some research time by giving you instant access to an overview of the worldwide IT outsourcing services market.

Hit the scroll to see what I’ve discovered!

Eastern Europe

Advantages:

  • highly skilled professionals;
  • competitive prices;
  • good English;
  • growing business environment;
  • supportive changes in legislation for the IT environment;
  • convenient time zones;
  • large talent pool.

Disadvantages:

  • in some countries, the bureaucracy might overwhelm or even block the contracting process;
  • though overall the English level is good in Eastern Europe, there are significant differences from a country to another;
  • communication bottlenecks – if the client speaks other languages than English.

Top 3 countries from Eastern Europe for outsourcing development:

 

Worldwide IT outsourcing services map

#1 Romania

Main tech cities: Cluj-Napoca, Bucuresti, Timisoara, Iasi

Most used programming languages: SQL, Java, JavaScript, Python

Top advantages of working with Romanian dedicated development teams:

  • the perfect place for fintech development (according to Saxo Bank analysis);
  • high expert IT knowledge level;
  • multi-lingual highly skilled professionals (with English, French, Italian and German);
  • affordable rates for dedicated teams;
  • high-speed broadband internet;
  • coverage of various roles – from mid and junior developers, designers and QAs to senior roles (including lead developers, business analysts, tech consultants and project managers);
  • well connected to a lot of destinations around the world.
Worldwide IT outsourcing services map

#2 CZECH REPUBLIC

Main tech cities: Prague, Brno, Olomouc and Ostrava

Most used programming languages: Python, JavaScript and SQL

Top advantages of working with Romanian dedicated development teams:

  • the tech workforce keeps growing;
  • the 6th most favorable environment from Eastern Europe for doing business;
  • qualified labor force;
  • very low-risk economics and business climate;
  • The Czech Republic is also known as a video games development hub.
Worldwide IT outsourcing services map

#3 POLAND

Main tech cities: Krakow, Warsaw, Wroclaw, Lodz and Poznan

Most used programming languages: Java, C#, C/C++, JS, .NET and Python

Top advantages of working with Polish dedicated development teams:

  • high English language proficiency;
  • generous developer talent pool;
  • programmers specialized in both common and niche technologies;
  • vast number of tech communities and accelerators.

 

Central & Western Europe:

Country Most used languages Main tech cities
Germany Java, Python, JavaScript and C# Berlin, Munich, Hamburg
Netherlands Java, Python, C++, Ruby on Rails, C sharp Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht, Eindhoven, Enschede, Assen, Wageningen
Switzerland Java, Python, JavaScript and C# Zurich, Geneva, Basel
UK Java, JavaScript, SQL Newcastle, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Oxford and Sheffield
Austria Java, Python, JavaScript Vienna, Graz, Linz, Dornbirn, Innsbruck, Salzburg
Belgium Java, JavaScript, PHP, C++, Swift, Python Brussels, Ghent, Bruges, Leuven

 

Advantages:

  • highly skilled professionals;
  • growing business environment;
  • convenient time zones;
  • well connected to a lot of destinations around the world.

Disadvantages:

  • high taxes;
  • high standard of living generates high prices;
  • high wages of local developers;

 

North America

Most used programming languages: Python, Java, JavaScript

Top hub country in North America: USA

Top tech cities in the US: Austin, Boston, Chicago, Colorado, LA, NYC, San Francisco, Seattle

Advantages

  • highly skilled professionals;
  • growing business environment;
  • well-equipped teams.

Disadvantages:

  • the average cost of software development is twice as much as in Europe;
  • inconvenient time zones;
  • long distance from other world tech hubs.

 

Latin America:

Most used programming languages: Python, JavaScript and HTML

Top hub countries in Latin America: Brazil, Panama, Argentina and Chile

Advantages:

  • more work-driven professionals;
  • growing business environment;
  • more affordable rates for dedicated teams;
  • flexibility in providing services;
  • up-to-date with the top software development technologies.

Disadvantages:

  • low-medium experience in development (average: 5 years of experience in development);
  • inconvenient time zones;
  • long distance from other world tech hubs.

 

Asia

Most used programming languages: Python, JavaScript and HTML

Top hub countries in Asia: China, Malaysia, The Philippines, India

Advantages:

  • easy to adapt to different cultures;
  • fluent in English;
  • lower cost;
  • skilled employees;
  • flexibility in providing services.

Disadvantages:

  • significant variation in trends and tastes;
  • political and economic instability;
  • frequent revisions and reversals of laws;
  • long distance from other world tech hubs.

 

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