Ukraine is among the top10 countries in conducting IT-friendly reforms (according to the World Bank). Over the last years, Ukraine has been steadily advancing as a global IT player. According to the Good Country Index, Ukraine’s Science&Technology Global Contribution is ranked at 1st place in 2020, which accounts for the robust development of Ukraine’s IT industry.
Ukraine is home to global firms that began as successful start-ups, including Grammarly, Depositphotos, MacPaw, Petcube. Oracle, Ring, Siemens, Cisco, Samsung have established major R&D facilities in Ukraine.
The country’s engineering prowess has become the key driver for the rapidly developing Ukrainian IT industry. With over 130,000 engineering graduates annually, Ukraine is home to the largest IT engineering workforce in Central and Eastern Europe.
According to SkillValue research, in 2019 Ukrainian developers rank 5th in the world and 4th in Europe. The 2020 Global Outsourcing 100, published by The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals, includes 13 Ukrainian companies and 8 companies with Ukraine offices. 68 Ukrainian tech companies made it to the 2020 Clutch Top 1000 list.
Ukrainian IT companies provide wide range of services:
Over the years Ukraine’s leading companies have expanded from the basics of software development to higher value work like systems architecture, business analysis and experience design.
Ukrainian IT sector is highly export-oriented sector. More than 100 companies on the Fortune 500 list are clients of Ukrainian IT firms. International partners mainly come from the North America, UK and the EU, but Ukrainian companies have experience in cooperation with countries around the globe.
Every year the best Ukrainian programmers, designers, top managers, product managers, business analysts, entrepreneurs and start-ups meet at IT Arena – the biggest international IT event in Ukraine. It is a place to meet trustworthy partners and learn about bold innovations that can transform businesses.
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Ukraine has more than 20 regional IT cluster. The biggest regional IT clusters in Ukraine include: