Mobile App Outsourcing

The price range of developing mobile app is constantly vary in different region. Due to the way app development teams price themselves with different amount most of the businesses looking for outsource the project.

‘Outsourcing’ is defined as contracting another party for business. One of the major factor to choose outsourcing for mobile app development is to reduce the price of development. Going for third party business is more economical and time consumable for business as well as individuals.

Here is the list of top five most Popular Markets for Outsourcing Mobile App Development.


India has retained the no. 1 position for outsourcing mobile app in global market for many years. The development team in the region has most promising setup and tend to work in all latest developer technologies.

Pros and Cons:

  • 3 times cheaper than outsourcing in the US and W. Europe
  • Skilled resources are abundant
  • Good communication skills at Project Manager level
  • Many firms willing to send resources onsite(US, UK, Europe, etc.)
  • Good UI skills are hard to find

South America

South America is also most popular mobile app outsourcing region for many north american firms. Brazil, Argentina and Mexico score high on resource availability and infrastructure.

Pros and Cons:

  • Time zone alignment and geo proximity for North Americans
  • Cultural differences are minimal for US customers
  • Lack of talent pool compared to India, China
  • Poor communication skills could pose risks during the project

South East Asia

Many small regions located in South East Asia has delivering some quality mobile application for past many years. From top dev shops in Singapore to low-cost resources in Indonesia.

Pros and Cons:

  • Cheap, abundant resources
  • Sincere and dedicated work culture
  • Poor English and wide cultural gap
  • Quality of resources is too varied

Eastern Europe

Outsourcing to Eastern Europe is much different than doing so in the west. Factors such as cost and compatible time zones make outsourcing to central and eastern European countries an attractive proposition for many European and UK clients.

Pros and Cons:

  • Cheaper rates compared to Western Europe and UK teams
  • Cultural similarities make communication very easy
  • Average English speaking skills

United States

Home to Silicon Valley and so many of the other tech giants today, the United States has some of the best app development talent in the world today. Firms here also opt to subcontract work to offshore resources to keep costs low.

Pros and Cons:

  • Highly talented and experienced resources
  • US market is a great platform to launch apps and start app businesses
    • Expensive Resource
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