Ukraine: a Prospective Player on the World Software Outsourcing Market

Written by Alex Polonski

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Ukraine's Prospects

Due torepparttar Market Visio's research,repparttar 142487 volume of Ukrainian IT-services export in 2003 was estimated to be $70M, 40% more in comparison with 2002. The market prospects for 2005 were to be $150M; that is three times more in three years.

There are about 300 public companies that work for export. They are located mainly in big cities such as Kyiv, Donetsk, Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk etc. There are also a huge amount of groups of professionals who are mainly engaged in export on a level of freelancers. The total number of IT specialists engaged in IT-export services was about 10,000 in 2003 and grew considerably during next years.

Everything mentioned above shows that Ukraine has great prospects to become and equal player torepparttar 142488 most known leaders ofrepparttar 142489 market. Its well-developed IT infrastructure, level of services, and professionalism of programmers made Ukrainian companies able to compete for complex and complicated projects with other well-known developers. There are several companies that invest in their own software solutions and market them internationally with success. However, all of them are engaged into smaller or bigger software development projects as subcontractors.

The next step of Ukrainian gait intorepparttar 142490 world IT market seems to be a wide establishment of offshore development centers based on currently existing software development companies. Prerequisites are obvious:

  1. Ukrainian IT companies have whole infrastructure required to develop reliable custom application and deliver it in time.
  2. The gross yearly expenditure per one programmer will vary from $20,000 to $30,000.
  3. Ukraine's time zone is GMT +02:00. Hence, all programmers and project managers will be available on daytime for any European company.

The only thing remains to be done, though. Ukrainian IT companies are making only their first steps in self-promotion. The more professional they become in this field,repparttar 142491 more obvious it would be that Ukraine becomes a competitive player onrepparttar 142492 world software outsourcing market.

Alex Polonski is a Senior Sales Manager at XITEX Software Company, Ukraine. The company works in offshore software development market since 1999 and has a fair expertise in J2EE and .NET technologies. Among company's own-developed and marketed solutions, one can see a J2EE content management system, Xitex WebContent M1.

What is the purpose of Corporate gifts?

Written by Meredith Gossland

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