Why Outstaffing and Outsourcing in Ukraine?
Ukraine has emerged as an outsourcing target since the beginning of the 21st century and has been confirming its IT power for all these years, growing its potential and the level of created software products.
Ukraine is endorsed to be the first country in Europe in the sector of IT outsourcing and software development. It is noted, that there are about 100 thousand of IT specialists here, whose number can double over the next 4 years. That’s why our Qubit Labs team claims to search among more than 90 000 specialists to satisfy specifically your needs.
“Ukraine has the largest and most rapidly growing number of IT-specialists in Europe, it is expected that its IT-engineering workforce by 2020 will almost double – to 200 thousand,” – said in IT Outsourcing News article.
So what are the major advantages of outsourcing to Ukraine?
Beneficial geographical location and cultural knowledge Ukraine is set in the center of Europe, being open both to European influences, US culture, Asian ambitions and Eastern European diligence, obtaining Western business standards and work management. A lot of IT specialists endure training or even have studied abroad, but all of them are acquainted with western values and able to follow the requirements of the client, whenever he is from.
Ukraine has more than 800 higher education institutions, 70 % of adult population has secondary or higher education, not even talking about over 60 years of scientific history of the country. Ukrainians show their outstanding tech knowledge, establishing innovative startups and scientific research. Having strong mathematics and technical backgrounds due to traditional and powerful educational system, Ukrainian developers are able to cover all the possible demands and tasks.
Huge IT talent pool
When you are in Ukraine, among the first few people you meet, there will be at least one who works in IT-industry. And it doesn’t mean it’s affordable, it because there are so many talented specialists with strong educational backgrounds. Here you can find outsource and outstaff team to cover everything you need: SaaS, PHP, Java, .Net, mobile applications, Cloud solution, game development, etc.
The Ukrainian government supports the IT industry by espousing tax freedoms for the IT companies and individuals working in this field. So working with Ukrainian developers, you can be sure, you don’t need to cover huge taxes. Also, IT-industry is one of the most progressive in the country and recognized to be in priority, that’s why IT-specialists have a lot of possibilities of professional growing and even getting experience abroad as the government is supporting their initiatives.
Cheaper but worth
It’s a myth that Ukrainian developers are among the cheapest one. But it’s true that they have lower rates compared to US, Western Europe, Canada and Australia. Why is it like that? It’s very simple: Ukrainian currency is low, which allows having lower rates. But with international specialists, who has provided software development for huge projects, you will find prices which cover their experience. But they will still be lower as taxes exemptions and rates tolerate to work on affordable terms both for clients and specialists.
When you are reading some feedbacks about Ukrainian IT-specialist, you’ll definitely run into their client-oriented approach, deep dive into projects and total dedication. Along with all the advantages, you are able to cost-effectively achieve the desired results and get the proactive and progressive-minded team.
To read more about the advantages of outsourcing development, check out our article “What Are The Major Benefits of Outsourcing Software Development?”.