Author : Nick Krym

Outsourcing Myths: cost advantage

On a surface that seems obvious: even with dollar fall, rising cost of living in India, China and especially eastern Europe the hourly rates continue to be much lower than those you have to pay in the states. For example, a mid level java developer would roughly cost you: SF Bay Area, full time $60/hr SF Bay Area, contractor $80/hr Bangalore, India $25/hr St. Petersburg, Russia $30/hr Shenzhen, China $20/hr So for every contractor in your San Mateo office you can put 4 in Shenzhen or 2 in St. Petersburg. Or, looking from savings angle, instead of paying a team of 8 engineers roughly $80K […]