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8 Major advantages for Israeli IT-companies of outstaffing to Ukraine

Today, the Israeli tech sector is the main potential growth driver of the country’s economy for the next decade. As the demand for tech talent is rapidly increasing, it is not being matched by the supply of programmers, scientists, and engineers creating a growing shortfall. Israeli high-tech companies are struggling to find experienced engineers, that is why many are already finding them overseas.

In particular, enterprises that consider outstaffing IT projects win in efficiency and cost reduction. Nowadays, a growing number of companies in Israel as well as in Europe and the United States are considering Ukraine as their top destination for outstaffing.

Ukraine has been ranked as the 1st outstaffing market in Eastern Europe by Outsourcing Journal and an “Offshoring Destination of the Year” in 2017 by Global Sourcing Association. Here are several facts you should consider to choose Ukraine as your outstaffing partner.

1) Approximately 172,000+ highly skilled IT professionals

Ukraine has the largest number of IT professionals in Europe and considered as a home of the most skilled and varied tech experts. In 2017, Ukraine IT market has grown by 27% and every year over 23,000 engineers graduate from Ukrainian technical universities.

Currently, there are approximately 172,000 highly skilled IT professionals and the number is expecting to double by 2020.


2) High Expertise

Ukrainian developers have a solid educational background and a high level of technical skills in a variety of technologies such as JavaScript, PHP, Python, Java, C++, Scala, Magento, Ruby, ASP.NET, and others.



3) Same Time Zone

Ukraine and Israel have the same time zone. It allows building great communication and workflow between the developer and a customer.  


4) Visa Free Regime and Easy Travel

Traveling between Ukraine and Israel is quite easy. With Israeli citizenship, you are allowed to enter Ukraine without a visa, as well as for Ukrainians to travel to Israel. The direct flights between Kyiv and Tel Aviv are operated each day and the trip takes only 3 hours, which makes business trips whenever necessary very easy.


5) Cost-efficiency

For sure, one of the main factors that appeal to a customer is cost efficiency that affects the decision of IT outstaffing to the Ukrainian market. Israeli customers can get good service at a very attractive price and save up to 60% of their expenses while working with Ukrainian IT partners.


6) Cultural similarities

Israeli customers find it very convenient to establish relations with their offshoring team due to Ukrainians share very similar work ethic, values and business approach (atmosphere) to that of Israelis. Many Ukrainian developers have been working with Israeli companies and they get acquainted with Israeli culture very well.


7) English speaking professionals

Communication between Israeli companies and offshoring developers is one of the key factors in outstaffing. Fortunately, most of the Ukrainian developers speak English, and 67% of them have Intermediate and Upper-Intermediate levels.

8) No language barriers to overcome

In fact, there are lots of Russian-speaking people in Israel and over 50% of the country citizens can speak English fluently. The majority of Ukrainian IT developers are very good at English. In this way the communication between Israelis and Ukrainians easy and accurate.

All the mentioned above come up to a clear conclusion that Ukraine is today’s best choice for Israeli firms seeking to offload their software development and IT work.

Being an international offshore staffing company, AllStars-IT Ukraine unites the top-notch IT professionals in it’s Ukrainian and Israeli headquarters. Trusted by major Israeli companies that are already working in Ukraine, we are able to satisfy even the most technical requirements of our clients to make our partnership successful.

We are ready to provide several services offerings, ranging from a dedicated team of developers under client management to a full circle Offshore Development Center (ODC) as well as the ongoing support of our CTO, PMO and Account Manager.