Getting a great app idea is tough, but more challenging is getting the right app development team. There are around 2.3 million mobile app developers across the globe. Choosing one among them who would rightly fit in your project requirement is tough. As choosing the wrong resource may land your project into trouble. This article is aimed at providing its reader with the tips for choosing the right mobile app developer capable of taking your project towards success.
Choosing a Destination – Trying to choose among the mobile app development resources all across the globe would be a troublesome idea. What we would suggest is narrowing your search to the most common app development destinations. These locations would include North America, United kingdom, India and Singapore. These are the countries which has the maximum number of resources, when it comes to mobile application development.
North America constitutes of more than half of the supply of the information technology resources in the world. The Silicon Valley is home to the headquarters of most of the renowned Information Technology companies of the world. This is irrespective of the fact that the R&D offices of these companies are located at some other part of the world. North America stands third after Asia and Europe, when it comes to the number of app developers.
Europe occupies the second position as the tech hub of the world, after the USA. Centers like London and Berlin accounts for more than a third of the revenue that is acquired form mobile software. India is the center for outsourcing and most of its IT activities are concentrated to Bangalore, the silicon valley of India. The number of mobile app developers working in India account to 300K.
Ukraine too has made it to the list of the top 30 outsourcing destinations. The app developers in Ukraine are hired by companies located in Western Europe, the UK, the USA and Canada. One of the most prominent benefits associated with the mobile app developers at Ukraine is the lower cost of hiring them in comparison to the developers located at the USA, the UK and Australia. The cost of app development service in Ukraine would range in between $15-$50/hr and that of a Mobile app designer would range between $15 to $40/hr.
Checking the app Developers Profile – The first step of choosing a destination is followed with checking the app developer’s profile. The first step of checking on the app developer profile would be visiting a freelancer website. There are various freelancer websites which would help you to check the candidate’s profile, the projects they have worked on, list of the clients and their references. Generating in search in Google with search title “Freelancer Mobile app developers”, would help you in finding the freelancer websites with the required resources.
The next place where you can conduct your search is the design communities. Networks for designers act as a great resource for the best app builder. This is appertained through the fact that many teams provide the designs along with iOS and Android development services.
Making a list of the candidates – The above two steps may provide you with a feel that finding a mobile app developer is not a very challenging task. Since you have some profiles with you, it would be advisable not to go with any one of the profile. The profiles that you have should meet your requirement and expectation. Going with the cheapest and the fastest offer is also not recommended. Make a list of all the candidates. This is again countered with the question “should you go with the freelancer or a company?”.
Hiring a freelancer or a company will mainly depend on the fact like managing the process of development, level till which you can manage the process of development. Hiring a freelancer would be a risk, even tough you have some technical experience. It is challenging to co-ordinate with a freelancer located miles apart. When you choose a app development company, it will provide you with a project management service along with the developer, designer and QA specialist. This organization would possess features like specific strategy for work, elaborated communication standard, quality control along with work flow process to accomplish your project. Going with a mobile app development company would be a better choice in comparison to hiring a freelancer app developer.