2020 Guide to Global Software Outsourcing Rates

The definitive source for software development outsourcing trends and rates in the world's hottest regions.

Our go-to guide explores the benefits of outsourcing software development in the context of a year of unprecedented business disruption. It covers:

  • Why outsourcing relationships lessened the impact of COVID-19 on companies 

  • How outsourcing helps manage rising demand and costs for IT skills in Western markets

  • Where to compare the latest nearshore, offshore and onshore rates for software developers

  • What strategic drivers affect the value of your outsourcing investment

  • When to account for the tradeoff between partner quality vs. cost in outsourcing decisionmaking


It's the ultimate outsourcing resource for technology leaders, offering expert insights and best practices.

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Future Proofing

COVID-19 has exposed weaknesses in many US companies that had become complacent after a decade of strong economic growth. Learn about the benefits of global software outsourcing to improve business outcomes.

Value for Money

Discover the six key factors influencing the setting of global outsourcing rates.

Quality Versus Cost

What tough calls are you willing to make when selecting an enterprise grade partner? Learn how a compromise on quality comes with increased risks and the added stress of partnering with a less skilled, less stable or less efficient workforce.

Future Trends

Learn more about trending features for 2020 within the global software outsourcing field.