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Which Country Has the Best Web Developers? Ukraine Comes in 11th

Author Daxx Team
Posted Sep 15, 2016
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Which country has the best web developers? HackerRank, a leading website that ranks software engineers based on their programming skills, decided to find out. After analyzing data from their more than 1.5 million members, HackerRank posted an overall ranking of countries where top web developers live, as well as breakdowns by specific competencies like  algorithms, data structures, AI, and security.


As a company that builds and maintains dedicated software development teams for clients from all over the world, we were especially happy to find out that Ukraine came in 11th in the overall ranking.

The top 5 positions on HackerRank’s list of countries with the most highly-skilled web developers were taken by China, Russia, Poland, Switzerland, and Hungary.

Surprisingly, the US came in 28th on the list despite being home to a huge number of tech companies and industry luminaries like Bill Gates and Dennis Ritchie. Similarly, some of the world’s most popular outsourcing destinations like Vietnam, India, and Pakistan placed far down the list (in 23rd, 31st, and 50th place, respectively).

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Let’s look closer at how countries rank when comparing different core competencies. China may be first in overall skill, but it’s a different story when the individual criteria by which the total score is calculated are considered. When the rankings are disaggregated by skill, Ukraine tops the list of countries with the best cyber-security knowledge and is also one of the top 5 countries when it comes to mathematics and distributed systems.

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While we’re on the topic of Ukraine’s role in the world of web development, it’s probably a good idea for us to remind you that Ukraine has the largest pool of tech talent in Europe, and the fourth largest supply of IT professionals in the world.

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Ukraine's vibrant tech scene has also fueled growth among local startups. 

DepositPhotos, Jooble, CleanMyMac, PetCube, Grammarly, Readdle, and Looksery (acquired by Snapchat in 2015) are only a few of the big names that came to life in Ukraine. What's more, Mobalytics, a Ukrainian startup that provides personal performance analytics for gamers, recently became the winner of Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2016.

The country also boasts more science and engineering graduates annually than Sweden, Belgium, Norway, Japan, and the Netherlands, according to a report by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.

When it comes to tech skills, our own research shows that Ukraine ranks #1 globally in number of C++ and Unity3D developers, #2 in Magento, JavaScript, and Scala, and #3 when it comes to PHP, Ruby, .NET, Python, and Symfony. So if you’re looking for good engineers skilled in these technologies, Ukraine is a good place to start.

If you’re interested in finding talented web programmers, experienced software engineers, and great web designers in Ukraine, but feel like you could use some support in the search, we’ll be happy to help you out. We do custom recruitment and take care of office space, equipment, support staff, payroll, and taxes for your developers, allowing you to focus solely on managing your development team.

If you want to hire full-time professionals capable of designing and building great websites, give us a call or send us a message using the contact form below.

Source: HackerRank

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Daxx Team is a team of passionate creative writers, content marketers, designers who vigorously research internet as well as cooperate with Daxx developers and Daxx CTO to provide you with the top-notch material about tech, salary trends, development team hiring and management tips as well as up-to-date information about Ukrainian IT outsourcing market.

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