Outsourcing to Ukraine

IT Outsourcing is becoming more and more popular in Ukraine. At the same time, it is expected to keep increasing shortly. Usually, Ukrainian IT companies are popular destinations for USA, UK, Denmark, Germany, Australia, and Israel. Each year the Ukrainian outsourcing market growing approximately 18% according to the Dou.ua

What makes Ukrainian IT outsourcing different?

Ukrainian IT outsourcing combines in itself European-mind and high temper to work.

— very hard-working people
— tries to adapt to your way of making business
— IT outsourcing field has intense competition

Companies, who provide low service are not able to survive in this rapidly growing market


What to outsource to Ukraine?

Web development and software development is the most popular for outsourcing.
The region doesn’t matter. Highly professional teams could be even in small cities. However, in Kyiv, companies can find more specialists to hire. This is the reason for big companies to build offices in Kyiv.

Higher salaries, more expensive rent often makes Kyiv’s IT companies more expansive than companies from other cities.

The most popular programming languages in Ukrainian IT companies – December 2018

Popular positions in Ukranian IT companies – December 2018

The average age of developers depending on the programming language – December 2018

The average work experience for different positions – December 2018

English language

Usually, in Ukrainian IT companies, technical specialists have an intermediate English level. More often the communication is done by the project manager whos work is planning the work and communicate with clients.

…in our company, a conversation is going through the project manager…

You will frequently hear this phrase

However, that doesn’t influence the process of product creation in the wrong way. In contrary, the developer has more time to make the code, by not spending time for communication.

TOP Web Development Companies in Ukraine according to the GoodFirms

What can stop you from outsourcing to Ukraine?

Political situation

The political situation in Ukraine is far from ideal. However, at the same time, it is not critical. Usually, all agreements are signed according to the client’s country law.

The war on the Donbas

The war in Ukraine is based in one region and does not go beyond the Donetsk region. In all other areas, the situation is stable. It is very similar to the situation in Israel.

Ukraine is far from your country, and you want to find someone local

Some people afraid to work with Ukraine because the country is far away from them, and they have thoughts that it would be hard to control the team.

In contrary, there are a significant number of tools that could help you to check the process of working. Many clients come to Ukraine to visit a team before they sign an agreement. That helps to see the real-life of the company, personal meeting the first step to build the trust.

Ukrainian IT Outsourcing market already very rich with good companies, and they continue growing. You can find many solutions in one place.

Statistics from Dou.ua

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