Software Outsourcing: Romania as a Resourceful Location
In terms of software outsourcing, Romania has become one the preferred locations in the world. As for SOFTECH, the company has grown as a software outsourcing Romanian partner. However, why does software outsourcing in Romania outperform other consecrated locations like India, Malaysia, Philippines, Brazil or Bulgaria? What is the niche audience for software outsourcing in Romania?
SOFTECH and its customers have discovered the answers during almost 20 years of practice. Software outsourcing, Romania and Cluj-Napoca stand for a valuable business combination for the astute service buyers. It is a matter of resource availability and its particular traits. The table below puts an emphasis on the specific traits that distinguishes Romania and SOFTECH from their peer competing regions and companies.
|Software Outsourcing: Romania’s Particularities||Software Outsourcing: SOFTECH’s Added Value|
|HIGH QUALITY TECH SKILLS||TECH COMPETENCIES|
|– Romania constantly reaches top 10 worldwide at math and computer science international Olympiads||– SOFTECH puts forward a team of experts (72%), high competency engineers (9%) and versatile juniors (19%)|
|-Romania constantly is in the top 3 of the IEEE Design Competition every year since 2001||-The internship program is a constant pull-through for new human resources|
|-Romanian education has a historical legacy in computer science and digital technologies||-degrees in BScIT,MScIT, MCP, MCTS; SUN certified Java Developers, ISTQB Certified Testers.|
|-software outsourcing in Romania is driven by the tech projects (software development, ITC services and R&D activities)||-Largest pool of full stack developers; Java, C#, .NET, PHP, Web|
|ENGINEERS / PROGRAMMERS AVAILABILITY||STABLE CORE DEVELOPMENT TEAM|
|-According to official statistics the available –number of engineers per capita is higher than the US, India, China or Russia||– SOFTECH relies on a core software engineers team capable to scale up new highly competent teams for software outsourcing in Romania|
|-the yearly number of ITC graduates is 7000, which add to an already existing pool of 90000 ITC professionals||-the recruitment process for each project is done in detail|
|-for software outsourcing, Romania also provides ultra-specialized work force||-the team is experienced in working for US, UK, Netherlands, Scandinavia and DACH regions|
|COST EFFECTIVENESS||STABLE COSTS. ATTRACTIVE MARGINS.|
|– In Romania the average annual salary for a software developer is EUR 17000,00||– Depending on the type of agreement, the man-hour cost or the total project cost may vary, but in essence you will not be surprised by unexpected additional costs|
|– Combined with one of the lowest living costs in Europe, the standard of living for a programmer settled in Romania is better than in other European capitals||-Due to the particular location in Eastern Europe, Romania, Cluj, SOFTECH is able to provide competitive prices that let you focus on core activities and avoid unachievemnt risks.|
|– the costs of software outsourcing to Romania often engender economies of 40% compared to US or Western Europe|
|MULTILINGUAL WORKERS||EN / DE / HU COMMUNICATION.|
|– Romania is a Latin country surrounded by Slavic countries (Bulgaria and Ukraine) and Hungary (part of the Finno-Ugric group). That is why an important amount of the local populations is actually bilingual, speaking Romanian and another language: Hungarian, German, Turk, Croatian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Greek or other.||– SOFTECH brings for your software outsourcing in Romania a set of professional software engineers capable of fluent ENGLISH, fair GERMAN and native HUNGARIAN.|
|– The three most taught foreign languages in Romania are English, French and German.||– Multilingual persons are known for being more flexible, good problem-solvers and having good interpersonal skills. Therefore, they are more likely to be successful when working under a software outsourcing contract.|
|– Secondary and tertiary education are available in Romanian, Hungarian, German, French and English. These are also the main communication languages that software outsourcing in Romania may be provided.|
|BEST TAX INCENTIVES FOR ITC in EUROPE||EXCELLENT BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT|
|– tax facilities for the IT sector||-Cluj-Napoca offers a stable economic and political landscape as the #1 software export center in Romania|
Software Outsourcing – Romania’s Contribution to the Global Software Market
Software outsourcing in Romania and neighboring countries is a silent business. Confidentiality and discreetness rule over the software outsourcing contracts. As it was often the case for SOFTECH too, the software outsourcing in Romania may consist of the development of new software, of the rapid prototyping for new industrial applications or of the complex software integrations.
Considerably different from the IT services outsourcing model, software outsourcing is a bit less promoted and less known. Seasoned and competent software development services buyers conclude though that software outsourcing to Romania is a pathway for faster innovation and operational agility.
#1 – Intellectual Capital for Software Development
“It is no longer a secret that Romania is the second language spoken in the Microsoft offices around the world” – Bruce Andrews, US Deputy Secretary of Commerce said at the Regional Cyber Security Summit in 2015 and underscored a fact that the software engineering community was aware of. Romania has been providing technical talent for the largest technology companies in the world for the latest decades. In the specific sector of software outsourcing, Romania is the equivalent for well-prepared, English speaking engineers, aiming to contribute to the development of new technologies and to cross other new frontiers in Research and Development activities.
#2 – Variety of the Programming Languages Competencies
#3 – Agility and Efficiency during the Software Outsourcing Process
Agility, quick thinking and flexibility come with the local culture. Efficiency when doing software outsourcing to Romania results from a high interest in the actual work and sense of responsibility. Often the software outsourcing providers from Romania will be small and medium teams interested in collaborating with software developers from abroad.
#4 – Stable, Reliable Software Development Partnerships
Matter of education and of historical background, Romanians tend to build lasting partnerships for complex products and services. That is why a well fundament during a software outsourcing contract in Romania will most likely transform into a strategic partnership. When the agreements allow room for creativity, problem solving and contribution in quite fair or win-win conditions, business partners will meet capable and competent software outsourcing partners.
#5 – Redoubtable Infrastructure and Mature Cloud Computing Capabilities
An excellent internet infrastructure at a top speed allow smooth communication and work with remote teams. Adaptive working styles facilitate the lean deployment of software outsourcing in Romania. On a big picture this results in operational costs reduction, quick communications, easy interactions between the teams and capability based service models.