offshore pricing guide

Just Released: 2018 Offshore Software Pricing Guide

We’ve just released our 2015 Offshore Software Pricing Guide. It’s for IT professionals who need the most recent, unbiased pricing information for developing software around the world. Our guide provides breakdowns for the most common categories of software vendors, regional examples, and tips for finding your ideal vendor type and succeeding with offshore software development.

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Hiring a New Offshore Software Company? Watch for These Red Flags

Speaking English isn’t always enough for success. It’s possible for a vendor to speak and write English very well, but still not have a good grasp on how we communicate effectively here in the U.S. If a vendor doesn’t communicate with decent U.S. business etiquette, it usually means that they lack deep experience working with U.S. clients – and that’s a red flag.

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Looking for the Best Offshore Developers? Match Your Tech Stack to the Right Region

If, for example, you are looking for enterprise development skills such as .Net, C#, or Java you’ll definitely want to stick to regions with a mature IT outsourcing industry, strong university system, and some big players who are already outsourcing there such as IBM or Microsoft. The simple reason is that good enterprise developers will usually need to learn the ropes from inside a big, stable firm rather than a startup or a boutique shop.

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The Perfect Client-Vendor Match: How Much to Pay for Software Developers

How much to pay for software developers varies dramatically from region-to-region, vendor-to- vendor, and even from individual vendors sometimes. Prices are frequently adjusted based on the perceived quality of the client, the expected difficulty in working with them, and other factors. A tech-savvy client with an interesting project may pay 30% less than a newbie client with a boring job.

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