As the home to Apple and Microsoft, the United States are quite expectedly at the forefront of software development. But where are most American software engineers located and where are they paid best? An infographic by Lucidworks, based on IT statistics from Bureau of Labor Statistics, answers the questions well.
At the beginning of 2014, TechRepublic asked leading IT executives what IT trends would shape the IT labor market and what dedicated developers would be in demand. Let’s see what their forecast was.
Companies that hire offshore developers to create and maintain their products have to deal with the time difference, which can be very inconvenient and becomes an obstacle for communication. But the truth is, with the specifics of SaaS companies, this difference in time actually turns out to be an advantage. So, how can SaaS providers that use offshore programmer teams benefit from the different time zones?
Information technologies purchases are expected to grow at 5.5% in 2014, which is slightly better than the 4.3% global growth in 2013. 2015 will be better still, with the predicted growth rate of 6.9%. The forecast expects the overall value of the global technology market to reach $2.22 trillion (which includes hardware, software, and IT services).
If you Google “web development studio”, you get over 140 millions results. So what is a web studio to do? By hiring dedicated web developers in one of the attractive outsourcing destinations, you can boost your web studio business in several ways.