Ukraine now boasts nearly 100,000 IT professionals, over 36,000 science graduates per year, more than 1,000 IT companies, and 2,000 startups. Add the Western work ethics and the affordability of the country’s tech workforce to the mix, and you’ll get a superior price/quality ratio, making Ukraine a top IT outsourcing destination.
Where can you find the best software engineers? HackerRank, a leading website that ranks developers based on their coding skills, decided to use their stats to find the answer. We’re happy to report that Ukraine came in 11th in overall skill, 1st in web security, and 4th in distributed systems and mathematics.
Communication is what makes a team of talented engineers truly great, so you need to know exactly what it’s going to be like to work with developers from other countries if you decide to outsource your development needs. In this article, we talk about the kind of work relationships you can expect from a team of Ukrainian engineers.
Ukraine is home to the largest tech talent pool in Europe – the latest data shows that over 90,000 IT professionals work here. This number, impressive as it sounds, doesn’t really tell you much in terms of how likely you are to find the talent you really need. To help you out, we conducted our own research and got real answers to two simple questions: “How many developers are there in Ukraine, really?” and “What skills do these developers have?”
On November 11, 2015, Oslo welcomed a number of Ukrainian and Norwegian business leaders at the Norwegian-Ukrainian ICT Investment Conference, where they discussed IT export and investment in Ukraine.