According to the research of Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative “Exploring Ukraine IT Outsourcing Industry 2012”, Ukraine occupies the fourth place in the world by the number of IT Professionals. And the number of developers is growing significantly. More than 25,000 IT Professionals worked in Ukrainian companies in 2011 what is 25% more in comparison to the number of developers in 2010.
Ukraine's IT outsourcing sector has boomed over the last 10 years, reports the reputable British news source Financial Times in its blog post "Tapping Ukraine's IT Potential". According to the post, the Eastern European country earned over USD 1 billion on its IT services export in 2011 alone.