From design and development companies in Romania
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COMPANIES WITH Romanian code IN THEIR DNA
is the leader in Europe, and sixth in the world, in terms of the number of certified IT specialists, with density rates per 1,000 inhabitants greater than in the US or Russia. There are almost +100,000 specialists in the IT sector. Approximately 5,000 of the 30,000 engineers graduating every year in Romania are trained in ICT.
The IT&C sector in Romania is considered as a primary growth driver with a year-on-year growth of 9% and forecasts that by 2020 it will be worth EUR 4 billion.
A constant development of +15 years in software outsourcing enabled Romania to collect world class expertise in IT&C solutions, which companies may find as extra great added value when facing outsourcing decisions.
already leverage the highly technical and friendly workforce, a cost-effective business environment of Romanian software developers at a fraction of the cost compared to Western Europe, while maintaining the product quality. In the same time contributing to the initial development of the tech start-up environment that is developing today.
Highly experienced developers with various software
methodologies and technical excellence and companies ready
to create products and deliver high value-added services by
leveraging technology, data, and knowledge.
The available number of engineers per capita is higher than the US, India, China or Russia.
There are 7,000 IT&C grads in Romania every year, adding to a total of 90,000 with forecasts estimating that by 2018 the 100,000 mark will be exceeded.
Top schools that focus on mathematics and computer science. In 2012 Romania was ranked first in Europe and tenth in the world at the International Mathematical Olympiad.
Romania successfully trains more than 5000 engineers and computer science graduates in 41 Technical Universities each year.
Romania has similarities with the Western European cultures and will also be familiar to any American visitor from culture, values and lifestyle perspective.
Many Romanian IT professionals speak German and French, but the majority of Romanian programmers speak English fluently and are highly articulate.
This drives project collaboration and any type of communication form, more prone to succeed.
In the last 13 years Cluj tripled its GDP per capita. The economy of Cluj is growing 4x faster than the economy of the strongest cities in Europe. +20% of the workforce is employed in the creative and innovative industries. Pay 6x less for rent, 6x less for transportation, 4x less for salaries if.
As one of the most important economic and educational centers in Romania, Cluj-Napoca makes Romania an attractive destination for IT outsourcing. Cluj-Napoca is the leading city in Romania in the volume of IT exports.
"Romania has been a favoured IT outsourcing destination for many years, with competitive advantages including its domestic market of 20m, one of Europe’s fastest-growing economies, and young graduates with good language skills. The country can also build on its communist legacy of excellence in science, mathematics, and technical education. The focus is shifting to using these to develop homegrown innovative companies."
The best Romanian coding talent was noticed by Microsoft in its hay day. It’s now gradually becoming democratised, spread out across more platforms, initially through outsourcing and now through the influx of Western start-ups in search of affordable skills.
However, one of Romania’s biggest strengths is its wealth of technical talent. Internships and vocational training are particularly strong, driven by a culture of self learning, and it is these skills and qualities that are now helping to create the technical infrastructure for high growth tech firms from all over Europe.
Stefan has been an active founder in the startup ecosystem, building communities and businesses. This developed a macro and micro view over the demand dynamics of workforce in the ICT industry. He can point you in the direction of your companies needs.