Research On Artificial Intelligence Companies and Job Market In Ukraine
Recent data suggests that there are over 130K software developers in Ukraine — an impressive number which puts the country way ahead of the rest of Europe in terms of tech talent.
Let’s compare two pools of programmers in Ukraine: there are 800+ available CVs of iOS developers while the quantity of AI experts about 8 (!) times lower.
Rumors have it that smart machines will reduce the need for software developer but our market research on Artificial Intelligence proves the opposite – the demand is only growing.
If you visit forums you’ll find people complaining it’s almost impossible to hire an AI developer for a reasonable price, actually even if you’re ready to pay big money you have a big chance of facing the problem of inexperienced newbies with no implemented projects and, in fact, no equipment to implement it. Some experts even recommend to address to development institutes to look for an employee there. For you to understand, what hiring process is here John Rampton’s experience with looking for a programmer, “There are a lot of programmers out there, so how can you be certain you’ve found the best? When 2014 transitioned to 2015, I spent an entire quarter searching for the ultimate programmer. I posted ads everywhere, spending up to $6,000 in this search.” Though he didn’t specify what kind of developer he needed, you can get the idea how money and time-consuming the search is.
Speaking about Ukrainian AI market in particular, the research shows that the last 3 years were prolific for the industry. AI and machine learning technologies are used by such Ukrainian companies like world-known Grammarly that created a writing app for correcting mistakes or Scorto, a risk management solutions provider. We’ve counted about 50 that were successfully carried out here which proves the high level of expertise of the local AI developers.
Qubit Labs offers you an easier solution for picking the right candidate for your project. Generally speaking, all you need is to send us a job description, and in a month you get your AI team working on your task with all the necessary tools for development, communication and management. Have a look at our AI research and read a detailed description of hiring procedure with Qubit Labs.