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Here are the Best Software Development Companies & Developers

  • Web and Mobile App Development Company

    BitCot is the top mobile app development company in San Diego, We believe in taking great ideas to reality and help launch great businesses. We design and develop top websites and mobile applications for startups, entrepreneurs, and enterprises. we ... read more about BitCot

    $50 - $99/hr
    50 - 249
    San Diego, California
    10% Software Development
    Review Highlight - BitCot has 30 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - Automated a very complicated process for us reviewed by: Nick Shucet, Million Dollar Sellers Podcast Host | Partner & COO at Blue Forest Holdings | Founder & CEO at Romans Tide |
  • IT turnkey solutions, MVP dev, team augmentations

    Nord Clan is a Russia-based software development company that focuses on creating turnkey IT products, updating updates on obsolete software, and developing MVP products. They specialize in Python, NodeJS, Angular JS, .Net, and C#. The company ... read more about Nord Clan

    $50 - $99/hr
    50 - 249
    Ulyanovsk, Russia
    50% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Nord Clan has 23 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - The team is praised for its expertise in Java development. reviewed by: Andrey Belkin, Head Of Department at at ITFB Group
  • Custom software development company & IT staffing

    DICEUS is a strategic technology partner for transformation consulting and software engineering. Since 2011, we have accomplished over 130 projects for our clients, from technological companies to insurance, banking, and healthcare.    Our team offers over ... read more about DICEUS

    $25 - $49/hr
    250 - 999
    Warsaw, Poland
    15% Software Development
    Review Highlight - DICEUS has 26 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - I'm surely recommending them to others. reviewed by: Andrzej Mlynarczyk
  • Digital Product Agency with Enterprise Experience

    Our primary forte is working with Custom Software Development, Web Development, Ecommerce development, Mobile App Development and Enterprise Solutions with design led engineering practices. Craving to find out more? Reach out to us and you'll ... read more about IndiaNIC

    $25 - $49/hr
    250 - 999
    Beverly Hills, California
    25% Software Development
    Review Highlight - IndiaNIC has 63 reviews and 4.9 ratings
    5.0 - Great developers reviewed by: Ilya Alekseevich
  • Software Solutions

    At InfoGrains, we have a team of more than 200 skilled professionals, including blockchain R&D experts, content writers, marketers, engineers, and delivery heads. Our team is constantly growing, and we are building a technical behemoth. ... read more about Infograins

    $25 - $49/hr
    250 - 999
    NYC, New York
    10% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Infograins has 88 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - Innovative Solutions for Seamless Growth reviewed by: John Thomas, Vice president of Engineering at Cisco
  • One Stop Solution For Your Digital Success

    eSparkBiz has established itself as a leading IT organization in the Software solution and web development sectors. Within a short span, the organization has admirably been recognized as a symbol of excellence concerning the successful ... read more about eSparkBiz Technologies Pvt. Ltd

    < $25/hr
    50 - 249
    Ahmedabad, India
    10% Software Development
    Review Highlight - eSparkBiz Technologies Pvt. Ltd has 3 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - Best Web Application Development Company By A Distance.! reviewed by: Yogesh Surati, Project Manager at Hitech Outsourcing
  • Enterprise Software, Mobility & BI Solutions

    An ISO/IEC 27001:2013 company, SPEC INDIA is one of the best software development companies with 36+ years of experience. With a laser focus on innovation, the company is good at cranking out user-friendly, profit-making custom ... read more about SPEC INDIA

    < $25/hr
    250 - 999
    Ahmedabad, India
    20% Software Development
    Review Highlight - SPEC INDIA has 28 reviews and 4.8 ratings
    5.0 - From the product roadmap to the development of the application's core, SPEC INDIA helped us create a market-ready product. reviewed by: Karam Sethi, CEO & Co-Founder at Terra Digital
  • Mobile App Development Company

    ParamInfo is a globally renowned software service-providing company in India, UAE, Bahrain, Qatar, and the USA, helping improve our client’s efficiency and support their global competitiveness. We provide end-to-end application development services to help you ... read more about ParamInfo

    $25 - $49/hr
    250 - 999
    Hyderabad, India
    10% Software Development
  • Transforming Visisons into Victories

    Destm Technologies redefines success for businesses worldwide through custom software and web solutions. From our strategic base in North India, we fuel growth in e-commerce, education, and media by leveraging modern tech stacks. By partnering ... read more about Destm Technologies

    $25 - $49/hr
    50 - 249
    Mohali, India
    30% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Destm Technologies has 27 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - They cared about the nitty gritties of the project reviewed by: Layne Meeks, Commercial Account Manager Voyant Beauty Inc. at Voyant Beauty
  • Ultimate Mobile App & Web Solutions Provider

    Codiant- A Yash Technologies Company, is a leading technology service provider that specializes in the field of Enterprise Mobility, Web Application Development, UI/UX Development, and Application Maintenance and support Services across various platforms. We’ve continually ... read more about Codiant Software Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

    $25 - $49/hr
    250 - 999
    East Moline, Illinois
    10% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Codiant Software Technologies Pvt. Ltd. has 29 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - Vibrant and his team at Codiant did an amazing job with my project. reviewed by: Cleveland R. Jones, Founder & CEO at Groopylife, LLC
  • Get qualified software developers & engineers

    Andersen is an international custom medical software development company with a strong focus on technology-intensive industries. Since its founding in 2007, the company has opened 15+ development centers and 10+ sales offices around the world. ... read more about Andersen Inc.

    $50 - $99/hr
    1,000 - 9,999
    Cologne, Germany
    35% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Andersen Inc. has 20 reviews and 4.9 ratings
    5.0 - Andersen is a reliable partner in providing software engineers with very good technical skills who can integrate fast in an agile team reviewed by: Emilia Kasper, Chief Operating Officer at 3 SCREEN SOLUTIONS
  • Outsourcing Python developers, DevOps, BIG DATA

    We offer state-of-the-art Python development solutions and services - from consulting to web and mobile application development, migration and integration. Our team consists of Python developers, DevOps engineers and data analysts with more than 10 ... read more about AI solutions

    $25 - $49/hr
    10 - 49
    Almaty, Kazakhstan
    40% Software Development
    Review Highlight - AI solutions has 15 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - They meet up to our standard reviewed by: Kristine Klinger, Chief Delivery Officer at uMotif
  • Full-Cycle Software Development Company

    Bamboo Agile is a software development company with an office in Tallinn (Estonia). For more than a decade, we’ve been delivering quality IT solutions for clients from different business sectors all over the world. We’re experts ... read more about Bamboo Agile

    $25 - $49/hr
    50 - 249
    Tallinn, Estonia
    30% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Bamboo Agile has 16 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - Strong technical talent and they gave us good pricing reviewed by: Robert Roosalu, CTO at MindTitan
  • Software development

    Singula Team wants you to feel like you're working with your own in-house team. Our agency builds teams to develop websites, services and applications, move products to the cloud or turn a legacy-filled solution into ... read more about

    $25 - $49/hr
    50 - 249
    Dubai, UAE
    30% Software Development
    Review Highlight - has 15 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - Set of Hard Working Team. reviewed by: Jan Mahler, Head of Sales, Region North at Proofpoint
  • Custom Software & Mobile App Development Company

    CDN Solutions Group is a trailblazer in the realm of technology services, specializing in custom software development, web development, mobile app development, and comprehensive IT solutions. With a robust portfolio and a commitment to excellence, ... read more about CDN Solutions Group

    < $25/hr
    250 - 999
    Indore, India
    30% Software Development
    Review Highlight - CDN Solutions Group has 42 reviews and 4.8 ratings
    5.0 - Transforming Gaming with Blockchain: CDN Solutions Group's Success Story reviewed by: Armin Anjomian
  • Development as Easy as Pie

    PieSoft is an international company based in Pennsylvania with satellite offices located in Poland and Georgia. How we assist you  We offer start-ups and companies a full spectrum of custom software and hardware development services ... read more about PieSoft

    $25 - $49/hr
    50 - 249
    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
    40% Software Development
    Review Highlight - PieSoft has 19 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - With the introduction of PieSoft's CRM, we've been able to manage and enhance our production reviewed by: Laura Cerezo
  • On mission to Enhance lives of Billions of users!

    Our mission is to Empower and Enhance the lives of Billions of users through Profound technology solutions. We invite you to Think Big and join this movement as our Clients, Partners and Employees.   Our services are designed to take your business to ... read more about Cyber Infrastructure Inc.

    < $25/hr
    1,000 - 9,999
    San Jose, California
    5% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Cyber Infrastructure Inc. has 42 reviews and 4.9 ratings
    5.0 - Reliable, Talented and dedicated group of engineers reviewed by: Harsh Murari, Software Architect at at
  • Top Rated Web n Mobile App Development Company

    Established in 2008, Promatics Technologies is a premier software development company that specializes in AngularJs, NodeJS, ReactJS, PHP, Ruby on Rails, Python, Java, Laravel, CakePHP and Javascript, etc., along with web development, mobile app development, ... read more about Promatics Technologies

    < $25/hr
    50 - 249
    Ludhiana, India
    20% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Promatics Technologies has 28 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - Marketplace for used IT products reviewed by: William Pine, Product Manager at at Dell
  • Top Software Development & IT Consulting Company

    Hidden Brains Infotech is an award-winning software development company committed to providing end-to-end IT services on the Web, Mobile, and Cloud. From ideation, UX/UI design, and development to Software deployment, we have successfully delivered 5000+ Web ... read more about Hidden Brains InfoTech

    < $25/hr
    250 - 999
    Ahmedabad, India
    15% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Hidden Brains InfoTech has 37 reviews and 4.9 ratings
    5.0 - Great experience for the past 8 years reviewed by: Daniele Carnevali
  • #1 Award 🏆 Winning IT Firm ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

    Intelligent IT Hub (IIH Global) Pvt. Ltd. was Established in 2013 with its software development talent to make a mark in the domain of IT services.  ➊ Build scalable products that bring results Custom Software ... read more about IIH Global

    < $25/hr
    250 - 999
    London, United Kingdom
    50% Software Development
    Review Highlight - IIH Global has 35 reviews and 4.9 ratings
    4.5 - Best loT Solutions Provider in the UK reviewed by: Wiktor Smith
  • Leading SDaaS & Blockchain Development Company

    SotaTek is a part of Sota Holdings, a global Software Development as a Service (SDaaS) & IT Consulting group with 7 international offices in Vietnam, the US, Australia & Japan. We deliver sustainable App), , ,  with success guaranteed. With Software ... read more about SotaTek

    < $25/hr
    250 - 999
    Ha noi, Vietnam
    15% Software Development
    Review Highlight - SotaTek has 22 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - Fast delivery and high quality work that went beyond our expectation! reviewed by: Harris Nguyen, Software Development Engineer II at Amazon
  • Strategic partner.

    S-PRO offers full-cycle software development services for startups and scale-ups and digitalizes its core processes. It is backed by a talented team of 250+ developers with expertise in various technologies such as ReactJS, Java, Python, ... read more about S-PRO

    $50 - $99/hr
    50 - 249
    Warsaw, Poland
    30% Software Development
    Review Highlight - S-PRO has 30 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - Great team - Very structured and professional software development company reviewed by: Kim Dittmann
  • Healthcare IT Solutions for Hospitals & Startups

    DreamSoft4U Pvt. Ltd. is India's Leading and one of the fastest-growing software development companies, established in 2003 to provide excellent services in the field of ITES. We provide Custom Software Development Services to clients ranging ... read more about DreamSoft4u Private Limited

    < $25/hr
    50 - 249
    Jaipur, India
    15% Software Development
    Review Highlight - DreamSoft4u Private Limited has 12 reviews and 4.7 ratings
    5.0 - Development of Patient portal for our healthcare company done by Dreamsoft4u Private Limited reviewed by: Rick Shumway, Chief Executive Officer at Stanford Health Care Tri-Valley
  • Transforming Businesses With Technologies

    Welcome to Wordsys – the IT industry’s new disruptors! Powered by 10+ years of experience in core software development services and solutions, 250+ skilled developers & designers, intelligent automation, proven methods, and edgy technologies, we promise ... read more about Wordsys Information technology

    < $25/hr
    250 - 999
    Kolkata, India
    10% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Wordsys Information technology has 9 reviews and 4.9 ratings
    5.0 - Great Website Redesign reviewed by: Jaime Requena
  • Outpace The Pace. Agile Shopify Development

    90% of traditional projects overrun. Honestly now, did you spend your youth dreaming about launching an already outdated store? 🦝 We get it - market shifts are hard for all. Gain control and confidence without ... read more about VT Labs

    $50 - $99/hr
    50 - 249
    Tallinn, Estonia
    25% Software Development
    Review Highlight - VT Labs has 13 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - Trusted IT Outsourcing partner reviewed by: Serhii Ostrov, PM/Team Lead at Flashly Beauty LLC
  • Mobile App and Web development company

    NineHertz is a rapidly growing software development company that specializes in working with clients who have unique and innovative app ideas. The company is based in India but has additional offices in Ohio (USA), Dubai, ... read more about The NineHertz

    $25 - $49/hr
    250 - 999
    Jaipur, India
    10% Software Development
    Review Highlight - The NineHertz has 27 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - Professionalism and good business ethics with excellent knowledge and teamwork. reviewed by: Eric Westerhoff, Chief Executive Officer at Grocery Delivery App
  • Excellence Guaranteed

    Tech4biz is a leading provider of comprehensive IT solutions for businesses of all sizes. We understand that every business has unique IT needs, and we are here to help you find the right solutions for ... read more about Tech4biz Solutions Private Limited

    $50 - $99/hr
    50 - 249
    Bengaluru, India
    10% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Tech4biz Solutions Private Limited has 15 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - Tech4biz is the firm to go for any Cross-Platform Software Development Services. reviewed by: Brandon Gentry, Enterprise IT Strategist at Bridgepointe Technologies
  • We Craft Digital Products

    NaNLABS was founded back in 2013 by four full-stack developers. We had a different vision of what software development should be.  Trusting our vision, we created a software studio where human connections come first, within ... read more about NaNLABS

    $50 - $99/hr
    10 - 49
    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    20% Software Development
    Review Highlight - NaNLABS has 16 reviews and 4.9 ratings
    5.0 - Amazing experience with the team, extremely positive reviewed by: Matt Wolfe, Partner at Secretly Nice
  • 🎯 Your Trusted Software Development Partner

    In Poland, Selleo Labs delivers impactful software development services solutions using technologies like ReactJS, NodeJS, Ruby on Rails, Python, PHP, Javascript, etc. For 15+ years, they have engineered 150+ web and mobile software projects. They ... read more about Selleo Labs

    $25 - $49/hr
    50 - 249
    Bielsko-Biala, Poland
    25% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Selleo Labs has 18 reviews and 4.9 ratings
    5.0 - Task: Develop MVP. Outcome: MVP delivered on time with quality above expectiations reviewed by: Ludvig Sylvén, Co-Founder & COO at ClickAula
  • Your Idea. Our Innovation and Engineering

    Glorium Technologies is a top-rated bespoke software development company boasting 100+ deployed products. Our expertise lies in collaborating with VC-backed startups and expanding tech companies. Since 2010, we have created adaptable and scalable solutions for ... read more about Glorium Technologies

    $50 - $99/hr
    250 - 999
    Princeton, New Jersey
    50% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Glorium Technologies has 29 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - Real Estate Churn Prediction System reviewed by: Garry Howard, CEO at Relatednoise
  • Your Trusted Leading Software Development Partner

    Radixweb is a 22-year-old software development firm specializing in custom software development and IT consultation. They are known as a preferred outsourcing software partner globally and have been instrumental in driving digital transformations with their ... read more about Radixweb

    $25 - $49/hr
    250 - 999
    Ahmedabad, India
    25% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Radixweb has 10 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - Great development partner reviewed by: Dominic Feik, Founder & Chief Technology Officer at Seen Technology
  • Your trusted partner for software development

    Diffco is a global software development and team augmentation company based in Silicon Valley. With over 15 years of experience delivering robust software solutions in mobile, web, and AI development, we are dedicated to accelerating ... read more about Diffco

    $50 - $99/hr
    10 - 49
    Sunnyvale, California
    45% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Diffco has 24 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - Thanks Diffco for amazing work reviewed by: Anonymous
  • Top Mobile App Development Company in India

    Konstant Infosolutions is a globally recognized mobile app development company delivering the best-in-class mobile app solutions. Having served businesses, startups, and enterprises across all industries, we have developed over 600 Android, iOS, Native, and hybrid mobile ... read more about Konstant Infosolutions

    < $25/hr
    50 - 249
    Jaipur, India
    5% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Konstant Infosolutions has 59 reviews and 4.9 ratings
    5.0 - Good Experience/ Great Team reviewed by: Christian Suarez
  • making IT simple

    Wings Tech Solutions Pvt. Ltd. ("Wings Tech"​, "WTS"​) is an offshore / India based IT Solutions and Consulting company established in 2010. We respect technology but we respect customer business even more. Our philosophy aligns ... read more about Wings Tech Solutions

    < $25/hr
    10 - 49
    Rajkot, India
    15% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Wings Tech Solutions has 14 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - The software development project by Magora significantly improved our operational efficiency reviewed by: Bhupinder Singh, Founder & Group CEO at InCred
  • Award winning digital product innovation firm

    TXI is a strategy and product firm helping clients close the gap between ambition and reality. Founded in 2002, we operate with the philosophy that “trust is harder to build than technology.”  We blend product, ... read more about TXI

    $150 - $199/hr
    50 - 249
    Chicago, Illinois
    70% Software Development
    Review Highlight - TXI has 19 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - Tech done right reviewed by: Jim Cohen, Founding Principal at Spark
  • Custom Software Development Company

    TatvaSoft is a global organization that delivers splendid IT software solutions in web and mobile development services. We have versatile domain experience and a talented team, which enables us to provide business-focused digital solutions. We ... read more about TatvaSoft

    < $25/hr
    250 - 999
    Dallas, Texas
    40% Software Development
    Review Highlight - TatvaSoft has 7 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - TatvaSoft Review reviewed by: Jean Etcheverry
  • Shaping Ideas Into Great Software

    Existek is full-cycle software development and outsourcing company with proven track record of IT services for SMB and enterprises. We provide offshore dedicated development center service for software companies worldwide and custom software development service ... read more about Existek

    $50 - $99/hr
    250 - 999
    Warsaw, Poland
    20% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Existek has 11 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - Full-cycle business intelligence application development project reviewed by: Vitalii Drach, Chief Executive Officer at RD2 Crypto Marketing & PR Agency
  • Product Development Partner for SMBs & Enterprises

    Maruti Techlabs is India's leading software development company and offers best-in-class IT consulting services. With a passionate team of 225+ members, they excel in product software development, artificial intelligence, and bot development. The company's tech ... read more about Maruti Techlabs

    $25 - $49/hr
    50 - 249
    Ahmedabad, India
    40% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Maruti Techlabs has 30 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - They were available every step of the way to address any specific changes we had. reviewed by: Santanu Barua, CTO at The MLS
  • EdTech Software Development Company

    PioGroup Software specializes in EdTech solutions development, with a primary focus on crafting tailored Learning Management Systems (LMS), SCORM compliance, pre-built EdTech solutions, customized modules, instructional design, seamless third-party integrations, and mobile applications. We work ... read more about PioGroup Software

    $25 - $49/hr
    10 - 49
    Kharkiv, Ukraine
    50% Software Development
    Review Highlight - PioGroup Software has 7 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - Exceptional LMS Customization and Outstanding Project Management reviewed by: Margo N., Marketer at Elit-web ◼️ More than Digital Marketing
  • Web Design & Engineering Team

    Evrone is an engineering company successfully delivering high-quality digital products for more than ten years.With extensive experience in wide range of modern software technologies, we are here to help you to design unique complex web ... read more about Evrone

    $50 - $99/hr
    50 - 249
    San Francisco, California
    20% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Evrone has 25 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - Fantastic Support for Silicon Valley Global Ventures reviewed by: John Hartnett, CEO at SVG Ventures
  • ✔️ Web | ✔️ SaaS | ✔️ Mobile | ✔️ Design | ✔️ QA is a highly professional company, focused on developing complex Web and Mobile Solutions and Systems, with more than 7 years on market and has branches in Europe, Asia and North America.Our wealth experience includes ... read more about WebSailors

    $25 - $49/hr
    10 - 49
    Dubai, UAE
    5% Software Development
    Review Highlight - WebSailors has 16 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - Very client-focused company reviewed by: Roman Keller, Senior Project Development Manager at Search Solutions AG
  • Convert Idea Into Business

    Brainerhub is a team of innovators, web developers, software engineers, and tech enthusiasts who help businesses grow. We have a proven track record of success, and our clients include some of the biggest names in ... read more about Brainerhub

    $25 - $49/hr
    50 - 249
    Ahmedabad, India
    15% Software Development
  • Your End-to-End Digital Transformation Partner

    Trusted by 150 global brands, Capital Numbers is India's award-winning best software development company. They have over 700 employees, including the top 1% of software developers in India. The technologies they work with include  Java, ... read more about Capital Numbers

    $25 - $49/hr
    250 - 999
    Kolkata, India
    20% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Capital Numbers has 50 reviews and 4.9 ratings
    5.0 - Great experience working with them! reviewed by: Abtin Janinejad, Co-founder & CTO at @pembio
  • We just don't build apps We build businesses!

    Terasol technologies offers end to end IT development services to help businesses thrive in the competitive online market. We are headquartered in India and provide digital transformation services across 10+ countries with a global customer ... read more about Terasol Technologies

    $25 - $49/hr
    50 - 249
    NYC, New York
    15% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Terasol Technologies has 33 reviews and 4.8 ratings
    5.0 - We appreciate their simplicity & integrity reviewed by: Don Williams
  • eCommerce, Mobile App , Web

    Magneto is an award-winning eCommerce agency. Our core competencies lie in developing market-leading end-to-end B2C, B2B, B2B2B, B2B2C, D2C, and Marketplace eCommerce solutions. We are Exclusive Partners with leading B2B eCommerce platforms like Oro Inc. ... read more about Magneto IT Solutions

    $25 - $49/hr
    50 - 249
    NYC, New York
    20% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Magneto IT Solutions has 61 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - Revolutionizing Manufacturing Operations: Magneto Solutions Powers Lallemand's Digital Transformatio reviewed by: Christophe Lallemand, Senior manager at Lallemand
  • Diverse Software Development Company

    Based in the United States, Mechlin Technologies develop customized software for small and medium size business companies in different domain like Telecom, Utility, Finance, Mortgage, Insurance, Banking and Finance. The developer's team has advanced technology ... read more about Mechlin Software Technology Pvt. Ltd.

    < $25/hr
    50 - 249
    San Diego, California
    80% Software Development
  • The Custom Application Developers

    Essential Designs is a custom software developer, and has been building custom mobile and web based apps since 2008. We are trusted application developers with a wide range and depth of experience in custom built ... read more about Essential Designs

    $25 - $49/hr
    10 - 49
    Toronto, Canada
    40% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Essential Designs has 25 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - Everyone we've worked with at Essential has solid expertise in their area and a can-do attitude. reviewed by: Sherry Dang, Founder & CEO

    MobileCoderz is a leading Digital Transformation Company with years of expertise in mobile app development, website development, UI/UX design, eCommerce development, etc. We specialize in developing fully customized IT solutions for the unique needs and ... read more about MobileCoderz Technologies

    < $25/hr
    50 - 249
    Noida, India
    10% Software Development
    Review Highlight - MobileCoderz Technologies has 51 reviews and 4.9 ratings
    5.0 - Best Flutter app development company for a student led organization reviewed by: Thomas Helby at The Junior Economic Club of New York City
  • Your Top-rated Vendor for Next-Gen AI Solutions

    We excel in AI solutions, anchored by our dedication to uncompromising quality, being ISO-certified vendor. Aligned with the EU AI Act and GDPR compliance, our approach prioritizes data integrity, privacy, and legal conformity. Our AI expertise covers ... read more about Unicsoft

    $50 - $99/hr
    50 - 249
    Soquel, California
    10% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Unicsoft has 18 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - Digital Assets wallet. reviewed by: Aaron Cassar, CEO at Piptle Agency Pty Ltd
  • Passion for Perfection

    Established in 2010, Vinova is a passion-driven and award-winning development company for mobile, web, and enterprise applications. Our clients span the globe and cover a wide range of projects including blockchain, banking, fintech, networking, and ... read more about Vinova

    $25 - $49/hr
    50 - 249
    Singapore, Singapore
    25% Software Development
    Review Highlight - Vinova has 23 reviews and 5.0 ratings
    5.0 - They developed a custom software for Assessment & Code Challenge Platform. reviewed by: Rick Brownlow, CEO & Co-founder at Geektastic

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Buyers' Guide to Hire Software Developers: Location, Cost, Skills

Having second thoughts about whether or not to hire software developers in 2024?

Well, with low code and no code platform mushrooming and AI development tools such as ChatGpt, Github Pilot, and more assisting software developers in a major way, the demand for software developers has grown dim, it may seem.

But then, nothing could be further from the truth. On the contrary, some reports suggest that the US is experiencing a software developer shortage, which means it has no choice but to open its doors to developers from other countries.

In fact, businesses in the U.S. are hiring software developers from cost-effective destinations. If you are wondering which cost-effective nations you should approach for your current or upcoming software development projects, this guide is specifically for you.

But before we give you an idea about the best places to hire software developers, let’s first understand the factors that drive software development costs in 2024 and how location plays a crucial role in cutting software development costs.

Factors that Drive Software Development Costs in 2024

Several factors influence software development costs, such as the features and functionality required, the tech stack, experience, and the size of the software development team. Let's examine each one in detail.

Features & Functionality Requirements

Not all software development projects have the same features and functionality requirements. Generally, a software development project can be divided into three types regarding features and functionality requirements: simple, medium complex, and highly complex. Companies on a low budget start with a Minimal Viable Product (MVP), which contains only basic features to validate concepts and perform testing. The exact cost of your software development project depends on the density of the features and the complexity of the functionality it includes.

Platform Requirements

Are you planning to build a web app or a mobile application? If it is a mobile app, do you need a native app for Android and iOS platforms or a cross-platform mobile app? The answers to these questions can help you determine the cost of your software development project.


A tech stack is a combination of technologies used to build software. Below are examples of backend and frontend technologies included in software development projects.

  • Backend Development - Database, Framework, Programming Language, Server, Operating System
  • Frontend Development - Javascript, CSS, HTML, User's Device/Browser

The tech stack combines backend and frontend technology you select to build your software development project. The right technology selected by software developers can save time in the development process, ultimately reducing software development costs.

Size and Experience of the Software Development Team

A larger-sized software development team can cost more, but you can complete the project more quickly. A smaller software development team can cost less, but your project would take longer.

You can hire an experienced team of software developers to achieve flawless outcomes, but that will cost you more than hiring freshers. Hiring inexperienced software developers can increase the chances of reworking a project, which will again lead to increased costs.

Hiring overqualified developers or more developers can unnecessarily increase the cost of software development, and on the other hand, hiring fewer developers or inexperienced developers can impact the quality of your software. You end up paying more for its testing and reworks.

So, ultimately, you need to hire a team of software developers with skills, experience, and expertise that match your project requirements.

UI/UX Design Complexities

The complexities of UI/UX design can add to the final cost of your software development project. If you use pre-designed templates for your software, the total development cost would be lower. On the other hand, hiring a team of UI/UX developers to customize your software development product's design can increase your project's overall cost.

Pricing Model - (Hourly, Monthly, One-Time)

Software development companies follow different pricing models, such as hourly, monthly, and one-time. Let's learn more about these pricing models:

  • Hourly: Software developers in the US are paid around $30-$70/hour. These rates can vary depending on the experience level of software developers and the country where they reside. For example, a junior-level software developer from the US can be more expensive to hire than a senior-level software developer from India.
  • Monthly: Similar to hourly charges, many software developers prefer getting paid every month. The average monthly wage of a software builder in the US is around $7,500-$12,625, depending on their experience and specialized skills. The monthly salary of a software developer may vary depending on the countries in which they reside.
  • One-Time: Companies that follow this pricing model offer a fixed rate for the project, from design and development to maintenance. The fixed-rate depends on the tech stack used, the number of team members working on the project, and the software developers' experience, expertise, and location.

Thus, the cost of your project depends on the pricing model you are following and the experience level and geographical location of the software developers you are hiring.


Investing in skilled quality assurance resources and tools may add to your overall software development cost, but saving on these costs can become stressful in the long run. Detecting and solving issues in the early stages of software development is better than fixing bugs in a finished software project. The latter option consumes more time and money. Rework in software functionality and fixing post-launch bugs requires investing more in robust QA tools and hiring experienced QA testers and thus can prove to be expensive.

Maintenance & Updates

Maintaining your software is important to ensure that it aligns with current and future market trends. After launching a software development project, it is required to spend on its maintenance and support services. Maintenance and update costs are integral to any software's consistent performance and success and, thus, should be an integral part of your software development cost budget plan.

Hiring Model - (In-House, Freelancers, Professional Company)

Businesses follow different hiring models. Let me give you a brief information about each one of them.

  • Hiring In-House Software Developers: In this hiring model, companies hire software developers within their organization and pay them weekly, bi-weekly or monthly.
  • Hiring Freelance software developers: Companies hire freelancers for their software development projects and pay them hourly or a fixed price per project, as the freelancer and the project owner decide.
  • Hiring Professional Company: In this hiring model, companies delegate their entire project to a professional software development company. The software development company quotes the project's cost, which is agreed upon by the project owner.

The exact cost of a software development project depends on whether you are hiring in-house software developers or freelancers or outsourcing the entire project to a professional software development company. The cost also depends on the geographical location of the freelancers or software development company you are outsourcing your project to.

The hiring model is a major factor in the software development cost. Needless to say, hiring in-house software developers is a highly expensive proposition compared to outsourcing your software requirements to cost-effective destinations.

Why, you may ask? Here’s a detailed take on in-house hiring vs outsourcing software development needs.

Why You Shouldn’t Think of Hiring In-house Software Developers At All in 2024

Hiring in-house software developers is a costly proposition. You don’t have to manage recruitment, training, and salary costs alone; expenses such as office space and infrastructure must also be addressed.

Pros and Cons of Hiring In-House Software Developers


  • Investment in skills profits businesses in the long run
  • Shared working hours result in better collaboration
  • Highly invested workforce
  • Better control over the development process


  • Continually growing overhead expense
  • Lack of requisite skills
  • Overtime can cause burnout

Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Software Development


  • Cost-effective
  • Hire developers as per your requirements
  • Availability of expert developers
  • Stickler to deadlines
  • Reduced In-house workload


  • Miscommunication
  • Less control over the development process
  • Less commitment from employees
  • Impacts company culture negatively

Rough Cost Estimate to Hire Inhouse Software Developers in the US:

Recruiting & Training: $5,000 - $20,000 per developer

Salaries & Benefits: A Junior Developer charges $65,280 - $1,59,360 annually (based on the Texas junior developer cost). Benefits are 30-50% on top of salary.

Office Space & Infrastructure: A ballpark figure for a small team could be $5,000- $10,000 per month. The exact figure varies depending on location and team size.

Management Team Salary: Management salaries can range from $80,000 - $150,000 annually, depending on experience and team size.

Rough Cost Estimate When You Rope in Software Development Outsourcing Companies in India

Junior Developer: $15 - $35 per hour
Mid-Level Developer: $30 - $55 per hour
Senior Developer: $50+ per hour

Project Management cost: $10 - $20 per hour

Communication Overhead: Tools like Slack or Zoom might cost $5 - $10 per month per user.

Suppose your project runs for 6 months with 2 developers on site. Then, let’s see how the in-house team stacks up against the outsourcing team.

In-House (Team of 2 developers):

  • Recruiting & Training: ($5,000 X2 developers) = $10,000
  • Salaries & Benefits: $65,280 annual x 2 developer x 0.5 (6 months) = $65,280
  • Benefits (30% on salary): $19,584
  • Office Space & Infrastructure: $30,000 (assuming $5,000 per month)
  • Management Overhead (assuming one manager): $40,000 (half of the annual salary)

Total Estimated Cost to hire in-house software developers: $134,894

Outsourced (Team of 2 developers - mid-level):

  • Outsourcing Fees: $20 per hour x 2 developers x 8 hours/day x 20 days/month x 6 months = $38,400
  • Project Management: $6.47 per hour  per hour x 2 developers 8 hours/day x 20 days/month x 6 months = $12,422.4
  • Communication Overhead: $10 per month per user x 4 users (2 developers + 2 client side) x 6 months = $240 (total)

Total Estimated Cost when you rope in software development outsourcing companies in India: $51,052

Bottomline: India is 70% cheaper than the US when it comes to software development

The difference in cost between hiring in-house software developers and outsourcing to a team in India is almost like day and night, which is nearly impossible to bridge, no matter how hard you try. Outsourcing should be your go-to option for software development in 2024.

Besides India, here are the other best places to hire software developers.

Best Places to Hire Software Developers in 2024

Software Development is done worldwide, but not every country offers value for the money spent. Some countries have high living costs, which automatically translate into high software development costs and developer salaries. On the other hand, there are countries where the cost of living is low, so the developer costs and salaries are reasonable.

So, yes, businesses out there have a massive task at hand. That is zero down countries' software developers who offer high-end development services and are within a reasonable price range. I know it's easier said than done.

But then, guess what? GoodFirms has done all the heavy lifting for you by tracking down the best places to hire software developers globally.

Without further ado, here are the top destinations to hire software developers from GoodFirms.

Hire Software Developers in South Asia @$15-$55+ per hour

South Asia is a cost-effective destination, so hiring software developers from South Asia means you can develop your software at a meager cost. Software hubs in South Asia include India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Nepal.

CountriesJunior-level DeveloperMid-level DeveloperSenior Developer
India$15 - $35$30 - $55$50+
Pakistan$20 - $30$35 - $45$45+
Srilanka$25 - $35$30 - $45$40+
Nepal$18 - $25$25 - $35$35+

Why Hire Software Developers in India: 5 Facts

  • India produces 1.5 million software engineers every year. No other country produces software engineers in such high numbers.
  • English-speaking programmers galore
  • The country is 70% cheaper than the U.S. when it comes to software development
  • Offers an environment that favors resilience and grit.
  • Stable political and economic environment

Hire Software Developers in Southeast Asia @ $18 to $70 per hour

Southeast Asia is a growing software development industry. Vietnam and the Philippines boast of a young, tech-savvy workforce that offers services at competitive rates. However, the rates depend on the developer's experience level, and communication would be challenging.

CountriesJunior Level DeveloperMid-Level DeveloperSenior Developer
Vietnam$25 - $35$35 - $50$50+
Philippines$28 - $42$42 - $52$52+
Singapore$55 - $65$65 - $80$80+
Thailand$31.8 - $53$42 - $60$60+

Why Hire Software Developers in Vietnam: 4 Facts

A colossal pool of skilled engineers with expertise in various programming languages and technologies.

About 430,000 software developers and almost 1,030,000 individuals working in the ICT industry
Over 50,000 technology graduates from 149+ colleges will join the labor market every year in Vietnam.

Qualified, experienced developers at a fraction of the cost.

Hire Software Developers in Eastern Europe @ $18-$60 per hour

Eastern Europe is an emerging destination in the software development outsourcing market. Countries such as Ukraine, Poland, and Hungary boast a large pool of skilled developers who develop and deploy quality products without sacrificing cost.

CountriesJunior DeveloperMid-level developerSenior Developer
Ukraine$19 - $25$26 - $38$39 - $60
Poland$25 - $35$40 - $50$50+
Hungary$18 - $22$25 - $30$35 - $45
Bulgaria$22 - $30$32 - $40$40+
Croatia$30 - $40$42 - $52$53+
Romania$20 - $28$30 - $38$38+
Czech Republic$32 - $40$42 - $50$50+

Why Hire Software Developers in Ukraine: 5 Facts

  • The second-largest talent pool in the Central and Eastern European Region
  • The salaries of Ukrainian IT specialists are lower than those of many Western countries
  • Enjoys similar cultural similarities with several Western nations ensuring effective collaboration.
  • English proficiency at the Upper Intermediate level or higher
  • The slight time zone difference makes it comfortable for many European companies to work with Ukrainian developers and teams. Even if you are in the USA or Canada, you will have overlapping working hours.

Hire Software Developers in Western Europe @ 43- $80+ per hour.

Western Europe has a thriving tech environment, and countries like Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, and the UK offer strong tech talent.

However, living costs are high here, translating into high development costs and developer salaries. If budget is under your radar, hiring software developers from Western Europe should be a top priority, considering the quality of developers here.

CountriesJunior DevelopersMid-level DevelopersSenior Developers
France$43 - $50$50 - $60$60+
Netherlands$55 - $65$65 - $75$75+
United Kingdom$50 - $60$60 - $70$70+
Germany$52 - $62$62 - $72$72+
Sweden$58 - $68$68 - $80$80+

Why Hire Software Developers in France: 4 Facts

  • As of 2024, France is home to 40,115 Software Development companies.
  • About 74,409 software developers work for these companies.
  • AI is gaining traction with numerous start-ups and established enterprises investing in AI technology.
  • IT pros are good with cybersecurity and are considered indispensable assets in the corporate world.

Hire Software Developers in Africa @$23-$46+ per hour.

Africa’s IT outsourcing market focuses on software engineering rather than design or other services.

North Africa, comprising Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia, is a software development hotspot that draws clients worldwide. The programmers here are skilled in Ruby, SQL, Python, and similar languages.

CountriesJunior DeveloperMid-level DeveloperSenior Developer
South Africa$23- $34$40 - $57$63
Kenya$14 - $23$28 - $46$46+
Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia$14 - $23$28 - $46$46+

Why Hire Software Developers in South Africa: 4 Facts

  • 1,21,000 skilled software engineers and still counting
  • High-quality talent at competitive rates
  • High Proficiency In English
  • Remote-ready workforce
  • A strong culture of Innovation and growth

Hire Software Developers in Latin America @ $45.00- $65.00 per hour

Latin America is yet another emerging market for software development. Brazil and Argentina have a reservoir of talented developers and, more than anything, have a time zone that overlaps with the U.S.

CountriesAverage Hourly Rates
Costa Rica$30

Why Hire Software Developers in Brazil: 4 Facts

  • Brazil boasts of 6.18 million fluent English speakers
  • The country has the 6th largest IT market globally
  • The company produces 46k IT graduates every year
  • The largest population of Java developers in the world

Hire Software Developers in North America @ $34 - $150 per hour

Thanks to Silicon Valley, North America has been on the global radar regarding Software development. In fact, not just SA, the US has several tech hubs dotting its landscape and those in neighboring Canada.

Outsourcing to the United States or Canada is immensely important for companies looking for top-of-the-line development services and minimal communication challenges. That said, given the high cost of living, developers in North America charge hefty development fees. So, think twice before outsourcing your software requirements to North America.

Countries/ CitiesHourly Rate
Silicon Valley$80 to $150
New York$53.89 to $74.71
Texas$34 to $83
Washington$65.67 to $94.66+
Canada$31.25 to $$81.73

Why Hire Software Developers in Silicon Valley: 4 Facts

  • About 478k Software Engineers crowd the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Fresh talent is available in large numbers — especially Data Science engineers
  • 11% of Silicon Valley’s engineering candidates don’t have a college degree.
  • Backend engineers form the largest category of the Software Engineering pie at 36%

How to Choose the Best Place to Hire Software Developers: 9 Key Points

When choosing the best country for hiring software developers, you must consider several factors.

  • Developer Salary: Countries with lower developer costs might be attractive, but it shouldn’t be at the expense of quality.
  • Developer Talent: Your top priority should be countries with a large talent pool of skilled software engineers with expertise in the latest technologies, such as Blockchain, AI, MI, and similar technologies. You should also consider the quality of the education system, English proficiency, and cultural compatibility.
  • Time Zone Difference: The time zone difference between India and the USA is huge; for instance, India is 9 hours and 30 minutes ahead of Washington, DC. So, if you are a USA-based business interested in hiring Indian software developers, communication and collaboration could be an issue unless you have scheduled a specific time for the same purpose.
  • Cultural Alignment: Differences in work ethics, communication styles, and, for that matter, business practices could create a rift between working partners. So make sure that you and the hired hands have at least a few things, if not more, in common before you sign a contract with them. This way, if an issue arises, there’s still a chance that your contract will not go off the rails.
  • Intellectual Property Protection: The country where you plan to hire software developers should be known for its strong laws and regulations. Why, if you ask? Because it’s crucial to protect your proprietary software and sensitive information.
  • Political and Economic Stability: An unstable government and economy can pose problems for your outsourcing arrangement. So, make sure you hire software developers from a country with a stable political and economic environment.
  • Legal and Regulatory Environment: When choosing an outsourcing destination, you should be aware of tax laws, data protection regulations, and, more importantly, contract enforcement mechanisms.
  • Past Performance and References: Check with other companies about their experience in outsourcing their software development needs to the country in question.
  • Government Support and Incentives: Some countries proactively encourage and engage with foreign businesses, offering incentives and support for their outsourcing requirements. So check whether this country you plan to outsource has similar government initiatives and incentives.

Considering all these factors, you can zero down the best country for hiring software developers.

Software Interview Questions to Keep Ready While Hiring Software Developers

Hiring software developers will be easy if you have interview questions ready.

  • Tell us about any of the latest projects you have worked on. Was it successful, and what was your contribution?
  • Tell us what responsive design is for you. Differentiate between fixed and fluid layouts.
  • What’s object-oriented programming?
  • What’s the idea behind a sandbox? Can you give me an example?
  • What programming languages are your favorite?
  • What tools do you use to design, develop, and debug applications?
  • What if you had to collaborate on a coding project? How do you think you’d approach it?
  • What if your code is wrong, and a junior developer gets wind of it and informs you? How will you handle it?
  • How will you handle a junior programmer who doesn’t mind cutting corners and seems to be a burden on the team?
  • Can you give an example of a website that has an impressive UX?
  • How did you manage when you found a bug in your code already in production? How did you fix the issue?
  • Can you explain big-O notation most simply?
  • What’s your take on unit testing? Is it essential?

Why Hire Software Developers from GoodFirms

Hiring software developers from GoodFirms means you will have access to a global pool of top software developers. Our research team has done all the groundwork for you by listing top software developers worldwide, country-wise and city-wise.

The developers listed here have been thoroughly vetted for efficiency and quality and, more importantly, their ability to meet deadlines and the collaboration tools they use. More than anything, client reviews have been added to give you a first-hand glance at the quality of their services, while hourly rate filters help you narrow down companies based on your budget.

To sum it all up: How GoodFirms makes it easy to help you hire the right Software Developer:

  • A-list development companies
  • Wide Talent Pool
  • Location filters
  • Detailed Client reviews
  • In-depth Portfolios

GoodFirms is an ideal source for hiring qualified Software developers. However, you are expected to conduct additional research to ensure that the selected company is right for your project.

Hiring Software Developers from Cost-effective Destinations Reduces Development Costs Almost by Half

It’s well-known that software development can burn holes in your pockets. One of the best ways to manage the costs is to hire developers from Asian regions or Eastern European countries. Software developers in Asian countries have extremely low rates, and so do the developers in Eastern European countries like Ukraine, and that too, without sacrificing quality. So don’t think twice. Get on the outsourcing bandwagon right away.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle), and what are its phases?

SDLC, or Software Development Life Cycle, is a systematic process for building top-quality software quickly and cost-effectively. SDLC has seven phases, which are:

  • Outlining the requirements
  • Analyzing
  • Architectural Designing
  • Software development
  • Software Testing/auditing
  • Deployment
  • Maintenance

What is a custom software development company?

As the name suggests, a custom software development company provides customized software services solutions to businesses specifically and uniquely tailored to their needs. They deliver top-quality software solutions uniquely designed and developed considering the client's requirements. They can also redesign existing software to personalize and improve its functioning, productivity, and performance.

What are the different types of software development methodologies?

Mainly, there are four types of software development methodologies: Agile, DevOps, Waterfall, and Rapid application development.

  • Agile: Agile software development is more flexible. It is carried out in iteration. So, it is easy to make changes in a specific module without affecting or interfering with the entire development process. Various forms of agile development include Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), feature-driven development (FDD), and Crystal.
  • DevOps Development: The DevOps software development process integrates both the software development team + IT operations for faster and continuous code development. The idea behind DevOps is to improve efficiency throughout the development cycle while minimizing risks and reducing costs.
  • Waterfall: Waterfall is a traditional software development methodology, and it is carried out in a sequential manner. It is essential that each phase in a waterfall model must be fully completed before beginning the next step. Its linear nature makes the development process slow and costly.
  • Rapid application development (RAD): Rapid application development focuses on quick software development with less emphasis on planning. The modules are created based on rapid prototyping and iterative development methods.

Other popular software development methodologies are the prototype method, lean method, and dynamic system development model.

What services do software development companies provide?

Software development agencies provide a wide range of services right from consulting, planning, front-end design, back-end development, deployment, testing, etc. Popular services include custom software development, mobile app development, web development, IT security services, infrastructure development, etc. Most of the best software development companies offer a complete set of customized development solutions. They can also help with software testing, app maintenance, API development and integration, data backup and recovery, software deployment, software migration, system integration, cloud computing, DevOps automation, prototyping, maintenance and support services.

Which programming language do software developers use?

Software developers use different programming languages depending upon the project's complexity, functionalities, back end and front-end needs. For front-end software development, developers mostly use HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Software development service providers mainly rely on PHP, C++, Python, Java and Node.js for back-end development purposes. Apart from these, other languages that are popularly used based on the project requirements are Ruby, Scala, Kotlin, Django, Dart, Golang, etc.

Best software developers use a wide variety of programming languages, depending on the type of software they are developing and the specific tasks they need to accomplish. Some of the most popular programming languages among software developers include:

  1. Java: Being the oldest, Java is an exemplary server-side application development language. It first offered the revolutionary concept of WORA, "write once, run anywhere." The software developers access the numerous tools and technology the Java library provides to build robust, complex, and scalable server-side software. Its popularity is also due to its high cross-platform compatibility.
  2. PHP: PHP is an object-oriented programming language. There is an extensive range of open-source PHP frameworks. These frameworks enable the addition of sophisticated features and functionalities into the app without writing prolonged codes. Multiple PHP development tools enhance efficiency during coding. It also speeds up customized app development while simplifying maintenance.
  3. Python: Python has advanced to become one of the major web programming languages in this era. Many academic institutes have incorporated Python as a premier software development language for creating Artificial Intelligence and machine learning-based applications. Python can function as an object-oriented scripting language for a large project.
  4. C#: C# follows the concept of C. Hence, developers with an understanding of C Programming can effortlessly grasp the concepts of C# as well. It is easily integrated with Windows, making it a prime language for web application and cross-application development. Unlike its namesake, C/C++, C# does not permit pointer types, making it safer.
  5. JavaScript: For over five years, most software developers, to some extent, have used JavaScript to code the application. JavaScript is a powerful scripting language that allows developers to decide on suitable features to incorporate within the software. It helps create interactive software applications by developing apt UI for the client and server sides. The most significant advantage of using this language is that it is compatible with all browsers.

What frameworks do software development companies generally use for development?

A few popular frameworks full-stack software development agencies use include Laravel, Meteor, React JS, Node JS and Express.js, Django, Spring Boot, Graph QL, Ruby on Rails, Flask, jQuery, and Symphony. Each framework is unique and different in its features and is selected based on factors like programming language support, ready-to-use components, speed, security, scalability, and performance.

How do AI and cloud computing help to improve software development projects?

Technologies like AI and cloud computing have helped software development projects improve to a large extent. AI has proved to be a game changer for software development companies, speeding up the development and testing process with strategic and more informed decisions. With precise estimates and access to real-time feedback, AI can help developers build world-class software solutions. The adoption of cloud computing greatly reduces the cost of expensive hardware. Also, cloud computing assists developers in building scalable and flexible products.

How to find a leading software development company?

It is vital to thoroughly analyze the best software development companies to find the ideal partner. However, weighing their capabilities without knowing which selection criteria to study can be challenging. While shortlisting a software development company, consider the following benchmarks:

  • Expertise: Most companies have a clear idea of the type of platform and technology stack they plan on incorporating into their software before the start of the project. Therefore, they must hire software developers with a specific skill set and specialize in using those software development tools and technologies. For example, to create software in Java programming, consider selecting the best software development company with expert Java developers with extensive knowledge of the top Java Frameworks such as Apache Nutch, Drools, AppFuse, etc.
  • Experience: Decision-makers must opt for the best custom software development company that possesses hands-on experience in projects related to their industry. For instance, if a firm plans to develop an eCommerce application, choose top software developers with previous experience designing such software. This way, businesses can ensure the software quality satisfies their requirements. Moreover, while outsourcing, clients must focus on service providers with previous experience working with remote teams. This offers insight into their ability to handle off-shore projects.
  • Reviews: Apart from their experience, clients must examine past clients’ feedback to the software development agency. This thoroughly explains the software development firm’s processes and service quality. Apart from requesting references from existing and previous clients, business owners can also explore third-party review and rating platforms, such as GoodFirms, to receive genuine customer feedback.
  • Agility: The project requirement is bound to evolve during software development. Ensuring the software developer for hire is flexible enough to adapt to the change is vital. This can be determined by studying their approach toward adopting new technology and their ability to scale the project and offer flexible pricing models. The software developer must be ready to embrace innovations as required to satisfy the demands and expectations of their clients.
  • Easy Exit Process: After the completion of the project, the top software development companies ensure a smooth and hassle-free transfer of the software and related information. However, it is wise to partner with a firm that offers seamless transition by timely transferring documentation and best practices to avoid miscommunication. Moreover, select the top software development agency willing to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement to safeguard confidential data.

Once you identify a few suitable software development firms, you can contact them to discuss their comprehensive project requirements, strategies, deadlines, budget, and availability in your time zone to choose the perfect custom software development agency for your project.

How much does it cost to hire software developers?

GoodFirms research depicting the valuable stats and trends on software development exhibited an estimated cost for software development projects based on their functionality.

  • Experienced software developers charge less than $20,000 to design basic-functionality software.
  • Software having general utility costs somewhere between $20,000 to $40,000.
  • Software with above-average complexity features can be delivered at a price range of $40,000 - $60,000.
  • Custom software development companies working on complex and feature-rich applications can quote a price of over $60,000.

How much time does a software development company take to develop software?

The time taken to build software mainly depends on its complexity.

  • Basic Software: They can be built in less than 2 months, but their functionality is considerably simple.
  • Medium Complexity Software: This software has more complicated features and can be deployed within 2 - 6 months.
  • High Complexity Software: Creating software of this level can take more than 6 months due to incorporating intricate architecture, security solutions, multiple integrations, and many more.

Do software companies offer local project managers for overseas project development?

Yes, most software companies often offer project managers for overseas project development. Having a local project manager can be beneficial in bridging communication gaps, coordinating relevant information to set project goals, facilitating project planning, and ensuring that the project aligns with clients' expectations to achieve success.

Do software developers integrate off-the-shelf software?

Yes, software developers do integrate off-the-shelf software. During the software development process, it is not feasible to custom-create all the software features, especially when the project is cost and time bound. A simple plugin or off-the-shelf software offloads all the burden of maintenance, fixing bugs, and upgrades. It helps developers to focus on the core functionalities of the software and increase the speed of software development.

What are the common development challenges faced by software developers?

Software development is an overwhelming process and requires meticulous planning to complete the project successfully. But besides all the planning and precautions, there are a few common challenges that developers can encounter during the software development process, which include managing change requirements, scope creep, third-party API integrations, lack of team collaboration, fragmented testing plan, overlooking security loopholes, and delay in the project due to lack of resources and budget.

Should I hire an in-house team or outsource software developers for my project?

The following factors can help you decide whether you should hire an in-house software development team or outsource software developers from the best software development companies.

  • If you hire an in-house team, they will exclusively work on your project. This provides you with better control over your development team and project.
  • A major challenge with hiring an in-house team is that you will need to invest significant time and resources in recruiting, training, and managing the software development team.
  • If you outsource your company’s software development needs to the top custom software development companies, you can get the benefits of highly skilled and experienced software developers with global exposure. The software development outsourcing company will take full responsibility for your project at an affordable, committed cost. Moreover, they will follow the timelines and deadlines.
  • There are some challenges too in outsourcing your software development project, including choosing the right software development partner from the numerous providers available, communication issues if the company is from a different location and time zone, and budget issues as service providers can typically have hidden costs.

What are the key considerations to keep in mind when reviewing software companies?

The key considerations to keep in mind when reviewing software companies are as follows:

  • Company’s background and experience to determine the number of years in development
  • Software companies’ portfolios to identify the type of software developed by them
  • The expertise of the developers
  • Soft skills include communication, project management, creative thinking, risk mitigation, etc.
  • Reviews and ratings on different B2B listing platforms
  • Time zone and location to prevent any conflicts in effective collaboration
  • Overall development process, including technologies used in design, testing, deployment and launch
  • Post-deployment support and maintenance

Through these key considerations, you can select the best software company for your business needs while saving significant time, money and effort.

What is the difference between commercial and custom software development?

Commercial software is generally developed for bulk distribution that is easily available in the stores or online. Custom software is made specifically for a business to be used by its specific set of customers. While commercial software solutions are standardized and made to comply with the mass market, custom software solutions require a dedicated team to design and develop software tailored to a particular organizational need.

Who are the best-rated Software Development Companies on GoodFirms?

The top-rated Software Development Companies on GoodFirms, based on verified client reviews and ratings, include:

  • OpenXcell (77 reviews)
  • SDLC Corp (51 reviews)
  • Cubix (32 reviews)
  • Unified Infotech (21 reviews)
  • AllianceTek (19 reviews)

These companies are known for providing exceptional services and consistently receiving client praise.