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The Market For Mobile App Development Services Reached $US 20.5 Billion In 2011
In 2011 publishers created $US 6.8 billion in application download revenues while app development revenues reached $US 20.5 billion. The development service became a mass market almost 3 times of the size of the application download market today.
Today most app project revenue is generated from “classical”
Prices for application development services vary significantly between regions. UK developers charge $US 626 per day whereas competitors from India charge, on average, $US 138 per working day.
App development partners using price as the main criteria for selection will not be lead to an optimal solution as most of the price differences are offset by the additional time needed by offshore app developers.
For more information on the app developer industry see our research report, “The Market for Mobile Application Development Services (2010-2015) – Selling The Spades To The App Gold Diggers”. This report covers the dynamic market on 98 pages. It is written for app developers as a planning and benchmarking tool as well as for app publishers who wants to develop their sourcing strategy.
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