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Top Custom Software Development Companies

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Are you searching for a software development company to build software? TopDevelopers.co has featured software development companies that possess expertise to develop profitable software. The list has software firms with an average of 4.8 ratings with genuine client reviews verified by our analysts. With expertise in providing Software development services, these experienced and result-driven software developers can fulfill all the essential needs of you and your business. Our curated list of software development agencies will help you save time and money in selecting the best company that can build a solution and bring your idea into reality. Choose and hire your desired software development partner based on location, team size, price, skills, and specialization. The list is yours.

List of the Top-Rated Software Development Companies | Best Software Developers

5351 Companies | Last Updated 28 May, 2024

Prismetric

(28 Reviews)

Delivering Quality Products and Premium Services

Prismetric is an ISO 9001:2015 Certified Software Development Company having a development center in India with offices in USA that offer exceptional development for Windows,Linux, iPhone, iPad, and Android devices along with other web services to provide end-to-end solutions. We have a strength of over 80 highly skilled and competent mobile app developers and designers working with a sole mindset…Explore the detailed profile of Prismetric

Mack

High quality work!


  • 51 to 250

  • Up to $25

  • $5001 - $10000

  • India, USA, Brazil

Designli

(59 Reviews)

Building apps is hard... when you're distracted.

When hiring an app or web development team to build custom software, one variable matters most: are the developers fully dedicated to your success, or are you one client of many? Designli brings together designers, engineers, and business minds into on-demand, dedicated product teams that pour themselves, full-time, into the success of your app or web-app initiative. Existing as your dedicated…Explore the detailed profile of Designli

Kristin

I highly recommend Designli. Their thorough onboarding process ensures your website reflects your vision.


  • 51 to 250

  • $51 - $100

  • $10001 - $25000

  • USA

BoTree Technologies

Your Trusted Technology Partner

BoTree Technologies is a trusted custom software development company. We offer complete IT enablement to global organizations. We deliver custom software development projects for mobile apps, web apps, and modern-day digital technology solutions. Companies hire developers from BoTree for sustainable products. Our technology stack comprises Ruby on Rails, Python, Laravel, React Native, Shopify, Spree Commerce, and Angular. We provide an ecosystem of innovation and sustainable products. Hire software developers for dynamic solutions in eCommerce,…Explore the detailed profile of BoTree Technologies


  • 51 to 250

  • $26 - $50

  • $10001 - $25000

  • India, Singapore, USA

iTexico Nearshore Development

Innovation with Nearshore + Software Development teams…

iTexico is a trusted software development company whose reputation for excellence spans more than 10 years. We have 100+ scrum certified developers, managers, and testers who are sharing knowledge, collaborating, and building great IT solutions. They have created 300+ robust applications, websites, and software solutions for US-based entrepreneurs, startups, and blue-chip companies. Our team provides multidisciplinary (Agile + DevOps + Lean) development for our client's digital transformation and growth requirement. We help companies innovate,…Explore the detailed profile of iTexico Nearshore Development


  • 51 to 250

  • $26 - $50

  • $50001 - $100000

  • USA, Mexico

Cyber Infrastructure Inc

One Stop Tecgnology & Solutions

CIS Established in 2003, Cyber InfraStructure Inc. or CIS is a leading IT and consulting company in Central USA, Singapore, Australia and UK. Since 2003, CIS has been providing highly optimized technology solutions and services for SMEs and large scale enterprises across the world. CIS has worked with 2500+ clients in more than 100 countries. Their expertise and experience ranges across a wide range of industry domains like education, finance, travel and hospitality, retail and e-commerce, manufacturing, gaming, media and entertainment, logistics,…Explore the detailed profile of Cyber Infrastructure Inc


  • 251 to 1000

  • $26 - $50

  • $5001 - $10000

  • USA, UK, Australia

Serokell

You expectations, lifted

Serokell is a software engineering company founded in 2015. They specialize in solving complex issues and delivering large-scale solutions for challenging industries. Serokell has developed some components for Tezos and Cardano blockchain platforms and won the 1st prize on Telegram open contest for blockchain developers. However, their expertise is not only limited to this domain. In their portfolio, you can find Fintech, EdTech, Machine Learning, and IoT projects. Haskell is the main tool used by Serokell across all these industries.   Explore the detailed profile of Serokell


  • 51 to 250

  • $51 - $100

  • $25001 - $50000

  • Estonia, USA, France

Queppelin

Think Metaverse! Think Queppelin!

Unlock the Metaverse with Queppelin's end-to-end solutions that will enable your business to participate in this landscape today and in the future. We Build Metaverse - We develop AR and VR Applications, Immersive Experiences for Advertisers, and integrate AI into these applications for long-term sustainability and have 12 years of experience. Queppelin helps businesses leverage the potential of Augmented & Virtual Reality to engage their users at a deeper level and provide products/services like never imagined before. We also launched…Explore the detailed profile of Queppelin


  • 51 to 250

  • Up to $25

  • $5001 - $10000

  • India, USA

Abto Software

Where science and technology work for you

Abto Software is a full-cycle custom software engineering company, launched in 2007. With hundreds of delivered projects, we have earned a status of a trusted long-term software development partner for over 200 customers from North America and the EU. Our tech stack covers most of the modern languages, frameworks, and development practices, with a focus on Microsoft technologies (.NET framework) and building enterprise-level software systems.  Abto also employs one of the largest Computer Vision AI departments in Eastern Europe with extensive…Explore the detailed profile of Abto Software


  • 251 to 1000

  • $26 - $50

  • $5001 - $10000

  • Ukraine, USA

Orases

(3 Reviews)

Custom software to reach your vision.

At ORASES, US custom software developers, we believe in improving lives through technology and design. We look for companies and products that will make a difference and align with our vision. We are a Maryland based development agency whose philosophy centers on high-end design and building amazing products. We don't build Angry Birds. We focus on the hard stuff. We develop custom software, mobile…Explore the detailed profile of Orases

Erin

It is great working with their expert team!


  • 11 to 50

  • $151 - $200

  • $50001 - $100000

  • USA

UNL Solutions

Dedicated Software Development Center

UNL Solutions is a dedicated software development center with deep expertise in providing digital solutions. We have a team of 50+ software engineers, designers, QA specialists, business analysts, and marketing experts. They are distributed across the UK, USA, Belarus, and Ukraine which means we conform to your time zone. We cover all popular areas of tech expertise including Big Data Analytics, Cloud Computing, and AI. UNL Solutions have 13+ years of experience in serving 40+ clients ranging from startups to Fortune 500 enterprises across Europe…Explore the detailed profile of UNL Solutions


  • 51 to 250

  • $26 - $50

  • $10001 - $25000

  • UK

ITRex Group

Hungry for challenges

ITRex is a software development company specializing in providing emerging technology solutions for companies all over the world. Since 2009 the company has created more than 500 solutions for large enterprises and middle-market companies from different industries - from retail and entertainment to healthcare and education. Among the company's clients are Honest Co, JibJab, DogVacay, Procter & Gamble, Dun & Bradstreet,  Dollar Shave Club, and others. ITRex has in-depth expertise in emerging technologies, including Big Data,…Explore the detailed profile of ITRex Group


  • 251 to 1000

  • $26 - $50

  • $50001 - $100000

  • USA, Ukraine

*instinctools

(26 Reviews)

Dedicated Software Development Teams

*instinctools is a software product development and consulting company with a proven track record of over 20+ years headquartered in Germany and the USA. Powered by more than 350 seasoned in-house professionals, the company provides self-managed cross-functional dedicated teams to reduce development costs while increasing speed to market.  Our expertise lies in Software development, Web and Mobile…Explore the detailed profile of *instinctools

Nadine

Great work by their team!


  • 251 to 1000

  • $26 - $50

  • $10001 - $25000

  • Germany, USA, Poland

Rubyroid Labs

Ruby on Rails Software development

Rubyroid Labs was founded in 2013 by two passionate Ruby developers. We've built Ruby on Rails software for enterprises such as Gazprom, Mastercard, Volvo, and Toyota. We’ve also partnered with 30 startups backed by Y Combinator, Seedcamp, and Capital Innovators accelerators. Our development team is office-based and includes developers, testers, designers, business analysts, and project managers. On average, our engineers have over four years of professional experience. Part of our team teaches Ruby on Rails and business analysis…Explore the detailed profile of Rubyroid Labs


  • 11 to 50

  • $26 - $50

  • $5001 - $10000

  • Poland

Nickelfox Technologies

Empowering Ideas. We Design, Develop & Deliver!!!

Nickelfox is one of the leading design & development studios in app development space. We define the digital experience of Startups & Fortune 500 firms through robust, scalable, customized software solutions. We offer Product Consultancy Services, MVP Services, Staff Augmentation Services, App and Web Design & Website Development Services. At Nickelfox, our team of digital specialists work hard to provide the best digital solutions for our users. We are dedicated to designing and developing top-quality…Explore the detailed profile of Nickelfox Technologies


  • 51 to 250

  • $51 - $100

  • $10001 - $25000

  • India, USA, Australia+1

Sigma software is one of the most renowned software development companies, operating from Europe, North America and Australia. We provide high-quality services in mobile and web development, IT consulting, custom software creation in many sectors. Based on our 10 years of expertise in the field we apply a special methodology crafted especially for companies to develop their products from the initial phase to successful completion and further development. Our main purpose is to help our clients reach their desired goal and for that great distance…Explore the detailed profile of Sigma Software


  • 1000+

  • $101 - $150

  • $50001 - $100000

  • Ukraine, USA

UPDIVISION

Building complex software products that users love. The…

We`re a diverse team of software developers and creative-makers. Together we take ideas and turn them into software products users love. Whether it`s building the next unicorn or reimagining your existing application, we do it the design-driven way. From product strategy and UX design to the actual code design and architecture, we have a battle-tested process for building, launching and growing software products. We have done it for over 200 products in more than 10 industries.   We are the design-driven development company:  We use design…Explore the detailed profile of UPDIVISION


  • 11 to 50

  • $51 - $100

  • $10001 - $25000

  • Romania, Australia, Belgium+1

DICEUS

DICEUS: Custom Software Development Company and IT Staffing…

DICEUS is a strategic technology partner for transformation consulting and software engineering. Since 2011, we have accomplished over 130 projects for our clients, from technological companies to insurance, banking, and healthcare.    Our team offers over 100 IT services, including custom software development, mobile and web app development, legacy system modernization, system integration, cloud transformation, DWH development, IT consulting, and more.   Why choose DICEUS?  Agile approach to development and project…Explore the detailed profile of DICEUS


  • 251 to 1000

  • $26 - $50

  • $10001 - $25000

  • Poland, UAE, Austria+4

Five Jars

(14 Reviews)

DIGITAL. CREATIVITY. EXPERIENCE.

Five Jars is an international Drupal agency that helps mid to enterprise companies create intuitive, data-driven web experiences. In the last 4 years, we’ve delivered 75+ projects for clients in health & fitness, media, art & culture and NGO markets, including 10+ mid to enterprise clients such as George Washington’s Mount Vernon, Council for Exceptional Children, Fortune 500 organizations…Explore the detailed profile of Five Jars

Jason

This is a professional team whose experience is impressive!


  • 51 to 250

  • $51 - $100

  • $10001 - $25000

  • USA

SENLA

Software Engineering Laboratory

SENLA is a fast-growing software development company with a proven track record and 5 EU locations. Our team of 600+ certified technical specialists and managers has an impressive expertise in a full-cycle development from BA to maintenance, as well as separate services like QA or UX Audit. For more than 10 years of operation we have successfully completed over 350 projects in FinTech, Healthcare, Manufacturing and other industries. Careful quality control, timely delivery and lifetime warranty have…Explore the detailed profile of SENLA


  • 251 to 1000

  • $26 - $50

  • $10001 - $25000

  • Poland, UK, Croatia

Altoros

Custom Software Solutions and Cloud Computing

Altoros is a leading professional IT services provider of advanced enterprise-grade solutions. We develop app, website & software which is responsive with seamless design, instant response, and fast access. We help both middle-size and big enterprises to prototype, develop, and integrate innovative software solutions that suit their specific business needs and bring your company to a new level. Altoros is a 400+ person strong consultancy that helps Global 2000 organizations with the methodology, training, technology building blocks, and end-to-end…Explore the detailed profile of Altoros


  • 251 to 1000

  • $26 - $50

  • $10001 - $25000

  • USA

SPD Technology

Full-Cycle Software Product Development Company

Established in 2006, SPD Group is an award-winning Software Product Development and IT Consulting Company with 4 R&D offices in Eastern Europe. We employ a total of 500+ highly qualified IT experts and cater for world-renowned businesses and budding startups in the eCommerce, Fintech, LegalTech, Investment, Entertainment, Insurance, eLearning, Logistics, and other industries. Our primary specialty is developing complex, large-scale, multi-user and high-load applications with diverse functionality. SPD Group’s…Explore the detailed profile of SPD Technology


  • 251 to 1000

  • $51 - $100

  • $25001 - $50000

  • UK, USA, Israel

Aristek Systems

Custom Software Solutions - We make IT right

Aristek Systems is a software development company located in Irvine, CA, USA, Minsk, Belarus and also we're represented in the UAE. We have a solid experience and have maintained productive long-term relationships with companies from the USA, Western and Eastern Europe, the UAE over the years due to our hard work and efficient service delivery. Our primary aim and objectives are to ultimately carry out our projects to our clients’ satisfaction and requirements. We focus more of our attention on the quality and reliability of our services.…Explore the detailed profile of Aristek Systems


  • 51 to 250

  • $26 - $50

  • $50001 - $100000

  • USA, Belarus

Webisoft

#1 Software & Blockchain Development Company

Webisoft is a digital transformation and product development consulting firm with a core of blockchain, mobile and software development expertise. They are a product-driven venture-development firm that works with many startups and big brands to create compelling, successful, award-winning blockchain and mobile/web assets. So if you have tech requirements for blockchain development, mobile apps, web apps, SaaS, custom CRM solutions etc, give them a call, chat, email or stop by at their downtown Montreal-based office. Explore the detailed profile of Webisoft


  • 11 to 50

  • $101 - $150

  • $25001 - $50000

  • Canada

Globalluxsoft

Software development services for Industry 4.0 businesses

Globalluxsoft, as a full-lifecycle company, completely focuses on software development services for Industry 4.0 businesses in order to facilitate our clients with managing their future. We provide in-depth expertise in custom software systems, digital platforms, SaaS tools, CRM and ERP solutions, MVP development, and IoT monitoring and data access technologies. Based on technology and domain competencies we help tech founders in on-demand, manufacturing, education and healthcare businesses with finding effective solutions to launch and…Explore the detailed profile of Globalluxsoft


  • 11 to 50

  • $51 - $100

  • $10001 - $25000

  • USA

Future Forward

Together, We Make IT Easier

Future Forward is a full-service web-based and mobile application software company that provides professional support and maintenance through custom-made solutions. We take pride in our ability to work out ideas and mature them into powerful products for both our clients and ourselves. As senior developers and designers, we’ve created countless SaaS products. We are focused on tailor-made software solutions, instead of hyper-production. When partnering with us, you can rest assured that by sticking to our strong company values, your project…Explore the detailed profile of Future Forward


  • 11 to 50

  • $101 - $150

  • $10001 - $25000

  • Netherlands

10Pearls is an award-winning digital development company, focused on driving customer success through cutting edge innovation. We craft technology excellence in the domains of website development, mobile app development, and cloud computing. Our goal is simple: to reduce your IT stress and deploy the technology solutions you need to reach your growth goals. We offer simple pricing and scalable IT solutions for companies of all sizes. Our services include proactive IT planning, security, incident response, IT compliance, and 24/7 support. Also,…Explore the detailed profile of 10Pearls


  • 251 to 1000

  • Up to $25

  • Less than - $5000

  • Canada

Bridge Global Inc.,

A Self-organized Squad of IT Experts

Bridge Global is a Netherlands-based custom software development company founded in 2005 with its core development centre in India. Since 2005, we have been helping technology companies, start-ups and business enterprises in building their digital dreams through tailor-made and cross-functional software development teams. We serve our clients through two service models: Distributed Agile Teams and Agile Projects. While the former helps in extending the in-house teams by filling the missing capabilities, the latter focuses on building a team from…Explore the detailed profile of Bridge Global Inc.,


  • 51 to 250

  • $26 - $50

  • $25001 - $50000

  • USA

Geniusee

Dedicated Software Development Team Who Focus On Winning.

Each member of Geniusee is here for the same reason: we take it as a duty - to improve user experience all over the world by creating effective digital solutions for our clients. There are only two things that make Geniusee special: our process and our team. Our process is our roadmap for the clients’ success. Geniusee infrastructure allows our team to create great solutions that drive results for our clients. Instead of being obsessed over awards, our team has focused on satisfying customers and users. We are technology addicted specialists…Explore the detailed profile of Geniusee


  • 51 to 250

  • $26 - $50

  • $5001 - $10000

  • Ukraine

We are software solutions and integration services provider which designs, develops, integrates and maintains business applications to enable enterprises to solve complex, mission-critical business problems. We have extensive experience in undertaking mission-critical projects. We demonstrate measurable value in terms of time-to-market, greater productivity and higher profitability. Our satisfied customers will gladly testify to how they have profited from our transformational value. 88% of our business is repeat business. Perhaps, the one constant…Explore the detailed profile of Clustox


  • 11 to 50

  • $26 - $50

  • $10001 - $25000

  • Pakistan

Fively

(3 Reviews)

Come, fly with us!

We are Fively - a team of 100+ experienced developers, designers, and testers. We look for inspiration in the most difficult business challenges. At Fively, we specialize in developing custom enterprise solutions for businesses across all industries including eCommerce, real estate, cybersecurity, HealthTech, and FinTech. To create truly cutting-edge software, we use technologies such as Python, NodeJS,…Explore the detailed profile of Fively

Ekaterina

Exceptional service offered by them!


  • 51 to 250

  • $51 - $100

  • $5001 - $10000

  • Poland

Your Comprehensive Guide to Hire Custom Software Development Company


What is a software development company?

A software company is one that researches, innovates, designs, develops, tests, bugs fixes, and maintains software applications, tools, and frameworks. A software firm is made up of a group of skilled engineers, designers, developers, testers, analysts, and CTOs equipped with a modern stack of technologies, frameworks, tools, and favorable infrastructure. Together, they work closely with companies, including startups, entrepreneurs, and enterprises, to understand their business, know their challenges, research the gap, innovate, design, and build solutions that solve their unique problems.

What are the different types of software development firms?

There are six main types of software development companies:

  • Scalable and Fully Managed
  • Boutique
  • Niche-based
  • Platform-based
  • Staffing or Staff Augmentation
  • Project-based

These companies are categorized by different parameters. Let's explore these firms and what type of services they offer.

Scalable and fully managed

Scalable and fully managed software developers offer end-to-end software development services. With this type of software firm, you get everything you need to run and maintain your software applications, such as;

  • Creating business strategy
  • Product management services
  • Software engineering
  • UI/UX design
  • QA management
  • DevOps
  • Agile

They help with end-to-end requirements for applications.

Boutique

Boutique software development firms are similar to scalable and fully managed software development agencies, offering customized software development services focused on a specialized niche. Generally, they are small IT agencies or software development firms that offer customized support. Such agencies are a good choice for businesses who want to give a personalized touch to their digital products. Here's how boutique software development works.

  • They work closely with clients, help them transform their ideas into reality
  • Understand their business, and create software solutions
  • Provide tailored services
  • Help you with high-caliber talents to fill the gap in your current team

Niche-based

Niche-based software developers are the best choice if you want to develop software by specialized agencies. For example, they can be industry and field-specific software development service providers, such as;

  • Healthcare software companies
  • Education software companies
  • eCommerce software firms
  • HR software companies
  • Retail software companies
  • Telecom software companies
  • Accounting software companies

Platform-based

Platform-based companies are the ones that have specialized teams based on particular platforms, frameworks, and systems. Here are the examples of platform and system-type software companies.

  • Web application development companies
  • UI/UX design and development
  • Mobile application development companies
  • Enterprise software development agencies
  • eCommerce application development companies
  • IoT development firms
  • AI/ML specialized companies
  • AWS or Cloud development

Such software development agencies have specialized teams who are skilled in particular platforms and stacks of technologies.

Staff Augmentation

Staff augmentation agencies hire specialized talents for your specific projects. Such agencies work as an extension for your in-house team. They are suitable for businesses looking to outsource their part of product development or hire unique talents for their in-house team. With Staff Augmentation, you can hire developers with a specific skill set that is required for your project. It will increase the success ratio for your project.

Project-based

Project-based development companies are suitable for businesses that want to hire software engineers for term goals, such as short-term projects, building specific features, functionality, integration, customization, and software migration.

They are experts in specialized types of development, including;

  • Front-end development
  • Backend development
  • Full-stack development
  • Desktop development
  • Web development
  • Database development
  • Mobile development
  • Cloud computing

What does a software development company do?

Software development service providers specialize in web development, mobile development, customized and white-label software solutions, and more. Here are some crucial services a software development agency offers;

Custom software development

Custom software development refers to when businesses need customized software solutions that solve the specific problems of the organization. They are built using special features and functionalities using a specific stack of technologies.

Web application development

A software development agency also offers web application development. They help you build a website, web apps, and other online products to meet your web development needs.

Mobile application development

You can also hire a software development agency to build Native or cross-platform mobile applications.

Software development consulting

Software development consulting is when a company helps businesses understand, define, and decide the software development requirements.

System integration

System integration is when a company decides to combine different software modules into a single and centralized system of the company.

Project management

Project management is when a company has large projects that need maintenance and support; they hire a software development team to manage the projects.

Some of the other activities that software development agencies do include;

Cloud ComputingTroubleshootingDeploymentDevelop AutomationPost-launch supportSoftware PrototypingQuality AssuranceConsultingHigh-quality documentationProduct developmentData migrationBig data and analyticsUI/UX designSpecialized serviceseCommerce developmentCustomized development

How much time does it take to build Software?

Building software with standard features takes 4 to 9 months. It includes conception and completion, right from research and wireframe design to development, testing, and release. However, it's an average duration for software development.

The duration for software development may increase or reduce depending on various factors, including;

  • The number of features
  • The complexity of functionality
  • The difficulty in implementation
  • The size and complexity of the project
  • Your software development partner
  • Skills and experience of the development team
  • Your engagement models

Timeline for Software Development

A usual timeline for software development includes;

Planning

This phase involves researching the market, gathering data, analyzing the market, and acquiring resources. This phase is crucial to understand and will help easily estimate the duration of software development. The planning phase may take around 2 weeks.

Discovery phase

Discovery phases usually take around 1 sprint. It can be 1 week or a month. In this phase, your software development partner will gather data and your requirements, understand your business, identify challenges, and determine what business concern it will solve. Usually, business analysts and project managers carry out this task by arranging a series of client meetings.

Design & prototyping

Depending on the project type and complexity, the design and prototyping phase of the software development process takes around 2 to 4 weeks. (1 sprint). The development team works on the UI and UX parts in this phase.

Development

Based on the project scope and development methodologies, this phase takes around 16 to 24 weeks, around 4 to 8 months. In this phase, a project is divided into smaller pieces and divided among teams using agile methodology. This ensures the team accomplishes the goal within a specific period of time while remaining at the same table.

Testing

In most cases, testing runs parallel. So, it takes around 1 or 2 weeks. In this SDLC phase, the QA team keeps testing features and functionalities to ensure everything is working as stated in the project scope.

Deployment

Deployment of software takes around 1 or 2 weeks to release the final product on the platform.

Product support

This phase takes time as the two parties (clients and software development partner) agreed upon. Usually, it takes around 2 to 4 weeks as the software development team needs to constantly monitor the projects on the server and make necessary changes as required after launch.

StageActionDurationSolution StageRequirement and Resource Gathering2 WeeksDiscoveryCreating roadmap, team and timeline2 WeeksDesigning & PrototypingCreating UI and UX4-8 weeksDevelopmentDeveloping the project, coding16-24 weeksQA TestingTesting, Finding bugs, Fixing bugs1-2 weeksDeployment/Product ReleaseDeploying on the server, or releasing on the platform.1-2 weeksProduct SupportClosely watching the product behavior on the server and making changes and modifications.As Agreed during consultation

How much do top Software development companies charge for their services?

A good and reliable software development company charges between $80 and $220 per hour. The overall cost for software would range between $50,000–$200,000, depending on the size of the application. However, the actual development costs depend on the development companies' sizes, project types, and locations. Let's take a look at them.

Software development charges by company size

The pricing for software development also differs based on location. For example, North America charges hefty costs for software development, while South Asian countries, including India and Africa, charge the lowest for software development. Here's the breakdown of software developers' hourly charges based on the region.

Type of Software FirmCharges Per HourSmall and mid-sized companies$80–$140/hrLarge companies$110–$220/hrEnterprise-level companies$250 or higher per hour

Software development charges by region

CountryAverage Cost per HourUnited States of America$100 - $149North America$100 - $250United Kingdom$50 - $99Canada$100 - $149Australia$100 - $149Ukraine$25 - $49Poland$50 - $99Czech Republic$50–$199Hungary$50–$99India$25-$45Ester Europe$49-$99

Why hire a software development company?

There are many reasons for hiring a software development agency. It can be obtaining desired, personalized, and tailored solutions for business. Or, it can be getting software applications built by top professionals with vetted expertise, skills, and experiences in relevant industries and projects. Apart from these reasons, you should also invest in hiring software developers for various other reasons.

Personalization

Personalization is the primary reason why businesses invest in software development. When you hire a bespoke software development firm, they deliver high-quality software solutions tailored to your business requirements.

Scalable Software

Businesses prefer solutions as they can handle higher traffic, provide seamless transactions, and procure large chunks of data. Scalability helps businesses grow and adapt to changes as they expand.

Project security

Hiring a software development agency also allows you the flexibility to build highly secure and safe projects from the ground up. They have a skilled team who implement robust security measures and apply software development best practices.

Custom integration

With custom integration, a custom software development company helps you create a centralized and integrated software solution that can be utilized by all departments. For example, when you build CRM for your business, your software development service provider can convert it into a custom hub, and every department in your company can use the system.

Project development methodologies

A software development service provider uses proven methodologies to deliver better and faster projects. For example, professional software companies use agile project methodologies so larger projects can developed and delivered on time.

Cost effectiveness

Did you know you can save up to 70% of development costs by hiring a software developer company rather than creating your own in-house team? A software development service provider charges for wages only; you do not have to maintain other expenses, such as HR, resources, tools, and infrastructure. When you calculate these costs, you will find hiring a software development agency is cost-effective in the long run.

How do I find the best software development company?

There are plenty of things that matter when hiring Software development partner. Your business goals and quality of projects will depend on the technology partner you have hired. You can follow the steps given below to connect with the best software developers.

Know your requirement

Before you search for the trusted software companies, you need to explore, know, and define your goals. It can be;

  • What is your project objective?
  • What do you require to achieve the goal?
  • What is your budget?
  • Identifying KPIs

Explore software development service providers from the right platform

The next step is to find the service provider from the right platform. You can use Google or other ranking and professional platforms like TopDevelopers.co to find the best software development agencies.

Use filters to find the preferred companies: Search companies based on location, hourly rates, portfolios in your domain, team size, skills, and expertise.

What services do they offer: Select companies after ensuring they provide the services you need. For example, if you are looking to hire software developers for your CRM development, you need to check whether the company offers CRM solution development services.

Check their portfolios: Check the portfolios of the software developers to ensure they have experience building software in your niche industry or have built similar types of projects. You can also check the reviews and testimonials from clients.

Tech stacks: What technologies do they use for customer project development? software have experts with expertise in various technology stacks, such as MEAN stack, MERN stack, LAMP stack, Django tech stack, Flutter, ReactJS, and Ruby on Rails.

Team size: How many developers and designers do they have? A standard software development team includes designers, developers, QAs, business analysts, product owner, project managers, software architects, DevOps engineers, team leaders, and CTO. Knowing their team size and members will help you choose the preferred team for your projects.

Select Software companies

After going through their reviews, ratings, services, portfolios, and others, Shortlist 10 software development companies. Now, follow the steps that you need to follow afterward.

  • Send a project to each company
  • Wait for proposals from every company
  • Review proposals
  • Take interviews of team and developers
  • Ask all questions that you need to ensure a perfect match for your projects
  • Inquire about the project safety measures they take

Take a final call

Once you have inquired into everything, based on your preferences, such as budget, location, and expertise for your projects, choose the company that best fits your requirements.

What questions should I ask Software development companies before hiring one?

Yes, you must ask questions before you hire a software development team from a software company. You need to prepare relevant questions that help you identify the right team from the right company.

Questions to ask Software development firm:

  • How many software developers, programmers, designers, and testers do you have in your company?
  • How long have you been offering software development services?
  • What industries do you serve?
  • Do you have experience working on projects similar to mine?
  • What software development methodologies do you use?
  • How long will it take to build software like mine?
  • What process do you follow for software development?
  • How do you ensure the quality of software products?
  • Where will your development team be located?
  • What is your code review process?
  • What is your communication process?
  • How much will it cost to develop software?

Questions to ask Software developers:

  • How many years of experience do you have building applications?
  • How many similar projects have you worked on so far?
  • Can you show me some of your past work?
  • Which tech stack are you specialized in?

What are the top software development agencies in the US?

There are various software development companies in the USA that can help you build scalable software. They include;

Prismetric

  • 4.6 Ratings on Google (56 Reviews)
  • 5.0 Ratings on TopDevelopers.co (28 Reviews)

Designli

  • 5.0 Ratings on Google (72 Reviews)
  • 5.0 Ratings on TopDevelopers.co (34 Reviews)

Instinctools

  • 5.0 Ratings on Google (10 Reviews)
  • 5.0 Ratings on TopDevelopers.co (26 Reviews)

Glorium Technologies

  • 5.0 Ratings on Google (10 Reviews)
  • 5.0 Ratings on TopDevelopers.co (21 Reviews)

What are the most popular specialties in Software development?

You can segregate specialties of software on two primary bases:

Services specialization:

  • Front and backend development
  • Data Science
  • Machine learning
  • Security engineers
  • Web development
  • Mobile application development
  • Embedded systems development
  • API development
  • Operating systems development

Type of applications specialization

  • Enterprise Application Development
  • FinTech Software Development
  • Medical software
  • Real estate software
  • Salesforce

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Top Software Development Companies Researched by TopDevelopers.co

Finding and hiring software development company with experience and expertise is not easy. Therefore, at TopDevelopers.co, we have researched these top companies and curated them specially to save your precious time. Explore them and ease your search.

Fingent: Top Enterprise Software Development Company

Fingent

  • Average Hourly Rate: $30 per hour
  • Founded: 2003
  • Number of projects: 800+
  • Number of employees: 500+
  • Notable Clients: Johnson, CBN, Raymond, PWC, and Sony

The prominent software development company has been helping businesses innovate beyond digital transformation since 2003. The expertise of over 500 tech specialists and over 18 years of experience reflects 800+ projects completed for 14+ countries' business clients. Johnson, CBN, Raymond, PWC, and Sony trusted Fingent to help them in their digital journey with mobile apps, web apps, software, advisory, advanced tech, and infrastructure solution development.

SkillLake, Infinice, and ReachOut are the products the Fingent team built for enterprises. A US client approached the company to build an Ambit app for the legal industry to simplify claim processing using AI and ML technology.

*Instinctools: Building valuable solutions since 2000.

instinctools

  • Average Hourly Rate: $40 per hour
  • Founded: 2000
  • Number of projects: 650+
  • Number of employees: 350+
  • Notable Clients: IPwe, Daimler, Fujitsu, SAP, Lition, and Helvar.

The leading software development company founded in 2000, capitalizing on data, technology, and strategy. *Instinctools offers various development services, such as custom software development, cloud computing, business intelligence, IoT development, ML development, and UI/UX design. Strategic partnership with Google Cloud partner, Microsoft partner, OVH Cloud, and others accelerated time-to-market and transformed businesses digitally with 650+ projects.

One of the oil and gas companies in the Middle East trusted *Instinctools' team of to create LMS for internal usage. The company experienced 84% of automated training management tasks, and the employee engagement rate was uplifted by 45%, saving 41% of the education budget.

Glorium Technologies: Your Idea. Our Innovation and Engineering

Glorium Technologies

  • Average Hourly Rate: $50 per hour
  • Founded: 2010
  • Number of projects: 100+
  • Number of employees: 200+
  • Notable Clients: Astarte Medical, CAE, EDI, BBMK, Pacs harmony, and doxy.me.

Glorium Technologies, with over 12 years of experience, thrives at custom software development, web development, mobile app development, quality assurance, and product design. Since its establishment, the company’s dedicated team has delivered 100+ projects with 99% client satisfaction. Many business organizations such as Astarte Medical, CAE, EDI, BBMK, Pacs harmony, and doxy.me have benefitted from Glorium’s services.

CAE Blue Phantom contacted Glorium Technologies to develop a new educational ultrasound procedure training platform. It's an AR application that lays a virtual model over the physical model, making it easier to train student partners to use an ultrasound system.

Diceus: Custom Software Development Company and IT Staffing Services.

Diceus

  • Average Hourly Rate: $26-$50 per hour
  • Founded: 2011
  • Number of projects: 120+
  • Number of employees: 250+
  • Notable Clients: WTW, BriteCore, Fadata, Palmers, and OSCE

Since 2011, the custom software service development company has offered 100+ IT services for various industry verticals while adhering to a proven development flow, code practices, and timely delivery. With turn-key practices, businesses like- WTW, BriteCore, Fadata, Palmers, and OSCE collaborated with selected 250 employees on board to fill the digital gap.

US-based Ecommerce store- SimpleTix approached Diceus for a centralized and convenient solution with a unique design that helps users create and manage new events. It has helped businesses to increase traffic and improve engagement rates.

VentureDive: Innovating to improve lives

VentureDive

  • Average Hourly Rate: $26-$50 per hour
  • Founded: 2012
  • Number of projects: 800+
  • Number of employees: 500+
  • Notable Clients: Unilever, ONN, Careem, Droobi, McKinsey & Company, and YallaHood.

VentureDrive, established in 2012, has three offices globally, staffing more than 400 tech experts. The company provided 947+ intelligent and scalable solutions that have touched the lives of more than 1 billion people. The strong track record of services offered from startups to enterprises has brought the BPTW 21 award to the company.

For digital solutions, Unilever, ONN, Careem, Droobi, McKinsey & Company, and YallaHood partnered with VentureDrive. Careem Pay was recently created to meet ride-hailing users' modernized needs for cashless transactions. A digital wallet allows users to store and manage financial information for hassle-free transactions securely.

SoluteLabs: Product Development, Simplified

SoluteLabs

  • Average Hourly Rate: $25 per hour
  • Founded: 2014
  • Number of projects: 250+
  • Number of employees: +
  • Notable Clients: Reelo, StockChartX app, SportClubby, and Remedy Social.

SoluteLabs is a leading product development agency with nine years of experience serving start-ups, mid-sized businesses, and large-sized enterprises. The dedicated team of architects, designers, and coders have created apps ranked in the top #10, including the Reelo-loyalty app, StockChartX app, SportClubby, and Remedy social.

Reelo's client reached out to the SoluteLabs team to build a technology solution that allows different businesses to set up and run digital reward programs without any complex hardware needs. The app enjoys 1 million downloads, a 45% increase in user retention, five times in client base, and a 58% increase in daily active users.

Binmile Technologies: Top Software Application Development Company

Binmile Technologies

  • Average Hourly Rate: $50 per hour
  • Founded: 2017
  • Number of projects: 400+
  • Number of employees: 500+
  • Notable Clients: Adani, Trepp, Rubbl, Reliance, and Mesh.

In less than a decade, Binmile Technologies has been recognized and awarded by the top industry awards and analysts for 400+ digital transformation services offered to more than 250 businesses across 15+ industries. Trepp, Adani, Rubbl, Reliance, and Mesh brands collaborated with the BinMile team for digital solutions.

Nanovest business wanted to transform investigators' navigation journey through fintech app development. The feature-rich investment platform witnessed an 87% increase in CSAT score and 2 million app downloads.

Algoworks: Simplifying Technology • Smartly • Globally • Disruptively

Algoworks

  • Average Hourly Rate: $40 per hour
  • Founded: 2006
  • Number of projects: 1400+
  • Number of employees: 750+
  • Notable Clients: Smart Recycling App, Stop & Shop app, TaxiBot, Dental photo sharing app, and Salesforce projects.

The global digital transformation company specializes in salesforce, web, mobile, and DevOps. With a workforce of over 750 people with 500+ certifications, bring their knowledge and expertise to 1400+ projects such as intelligent recycling app, stop & shop app, mobile Ecommerce, and salesforce projects.

The UK-based client wanted Algoworks to build a stop-and-shop app where users stop by after looking at the offers and shop for the different items to avail of the deals or discounts. The native apps are built for both Android and iOS platforms.

Itransition: Digital Transformation

Itransition

  • Average Hourly Rate: $40 per hour
  • Founded: 1998
  • Number of projects: 1530+
  • Number of employees: 3000+
  • Notable Clients: TradeSmith, ArabRooms, RecruitLoop, and Sparc.

Itransition is a global software engineering company that's been creating success stories for over 25 years with the help of 3000+ professionals. 800+ customers are served with 1530+ projects across 40 nations in partnership with ten vendors. Tradesmith, pharmaceutical data analytics suite, BI platform, and DevOps for Economist are some of the best solutions/services Itransition provides.

TradeSmith contacted the company to launch an investment portfolio management platform that helps investors keep up with the stock market and change investments accordingly. The software solution attracts more than 30,000 users with a portfolio value exceeding $20 billion.

ScienceSoft: Professional Software Development

ScienceSoft

  • Average Hourly Rate: $50 per hour
  • Founded: 1989
  • Number of projects: 3600+
  • Number of employees: 750+
  • Notable Clients: Nasa, Nestle, IBM, eBay, AnyDesk, and Rakuten Viber

With 34 years in IT, ScienceSoft expanded its operations from the USA to Europe, Gulf countries, and other countries. Over 750 professionals have written 3600+ success stories for 1200+ customers in 75+ countries, leveraging cutting-edge technologies and tools. The company served global brands from eBay and IBM to Nasa and Nestle with adaptable digital solutions.

The pharmaceutical wants a centralized solution accessed by pharma organizations and medical customer facilities. The scalable and updateable system is created using .NET, JS, and other technologies.

Tkxel: We Engineer Software Solutions

Tkxel

  • Average Hourly Rate: $26-$50 per hour
  • Founded: 2008
  • Number of projects: +
  • Number of employees: 700+
  • Notable Clients: Nokia, Honeywell, GroupOn, Barclays, Lumatax, and Telenor

Tkxel, the software engineering company, has accelerated the digital transformation journey for global enterprises and SMEs with a team of 700+ experts. With tailor-made solutions, Nokia, Honeywell, GroupOn, Barclays, Lumatax, and Telenor-like clients served in 40+ countries and six continents with the best solutions.

Tkxel’s expertise made the Honeywell brand collaborate with the company to enhance its offerings with intuitive applications. The user-centric app has helped increase user engagement and experience.

INOXOFT: International software development company

Inoxoft

  • Average Hourly Rate: $35 per hour
  • Founded: 2014
  • Number of projects: 80+
  • Number of employees: +
  • Notable Clients: Vestel, Slooh, Shelf, Synergy, and Bos Dimex

Inoxoft is trusted by start-ups and Fortune 500 companies, including Vestel, Slooh, Shelf, Synergy, and Bos Dimex, for mobile apps, web apps, UI/UX design, AI and ML, big data analytics, and IT security solutions. Founded in 2014, Inoxoft has offices in Philadelphia, Tallinn, Lviv, and Tel Aviv and has been awarded as a top web developer by Clutch for 80+ custom solutions.

Refuel is built for the US people to enable fuel purchase and car tank refills in the comfort of the sofa—Flutter, Python, AWS, and Postgre technologies at the backend for building an on-demand fuel delivery app.

Frequently Asked Questions

Software developers from a software development agency work closely with clients, designing and developing projects under the guidelines of team leaders, project managers, and CTOs. They are responsible for building projects based on the project scope. Using their skills, knowledge, and experiences in their respective fields, software engineers understand clients' needs and write code using suitable programming languages. If you are hiring a software development agency, it is crucial to know their software developers, their expertise, and their experiences, as they are the masterminds behind your projects.

When caught up with the wrong team or software development companies, the common challenges you might face are;

  • Misunderstanding of project scope
  • Communication challenge
  • Technical debt
  • Project security
  • Poor project management
  • Not understanding your goal
  • Integration issues
  • Poor research and competitor research

However, you can eliminate these challenges by hiring the right team from professional software development companies. Moreover, you need to prepare yourself in advance so you never end up hiring the wrong team. For example;

  • Know your requirements, like what you want to achieve with your project.
  • What challenges or user problems do you want to solve with your software solution?
  • What team (with expertise, experience, and skills) do you use to fulfill your objectives?

The software development planning steps include the following;

  • Define goals
  • Set a budget
  • Create a timeline
  • Set a requirement
  • Set development methodologies and sprints
  • Create systematic roadmap
  • Plan process
  • Create a team
  • Deciding deliverable

To calculate a software development budget, you need to follow the steps given below;

  • Know your requirements
  • Set your budget limit
  • Estimate Scaling costs
  • Software developers' hiring costs
  • Tech stack cost
  • Estimate software maintenance costs

These are some of the steps you can follow to estimate and plan for the software development budget.

As of March 2024, there are 5100+ software development agencies listed on TopDevelopers.co, albeit we continue to add more companies when they meet our listing parameters.

Yes, you can contact the company directly without any involvement from TopDevelopers.co. We are a B2C and B2B marketplace and we aim to bring you quality, top-rated, and reliable software development companies with verified client reviews. Just select the company you want to partner with and connect with them directly.

Yes, we have listed many popular software engineering companies that specialize in creating software for specific industries, like real estate, Automotive, Travel, Entertainment, Restaurant, FinTech, eCommerce, Retail, Healthcare, and others. You can explore the list from the directory and hire them.

We have set parameters for software development companies to get listed on our platform. It includes the expertise, experience, reliability, number of portfolios, ratings, client reviews, and more. After going through these parameters, our experts authenticate every detail and number provided by the customer software development agency. Once we are satisfied with the findings, we give them a ranking based on the number obtained during our evaluation process.

The cost of hiring developers will depend on various factors, like location, expertise, and experience level. Here's the breakdown.

Level of Expertise Average Cost per Hour
Entry-level software developers $10–$25
Junior level developers $20–$50
More experienced developers (2-5 years) $50–$75
Senior developers $80-$150

Furthermore, one can take technical expertise into account as well to determine the cost of software developers.

There are 51+ software development frameworks available in the tech arena, but agencies work on a selected number only. Here are some of the top frameworks used to build software.

  • React.js
  • Angular
  • Vue.js
  • Node.js
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Django
  • Laravel
  • Express.js
  • TensorFlow
  • Flask (Python)
  • TurboGears (Python)
  • Garden (Ruby)
  • Spring (Java)
  • Play (Java)
  • CakePHP (PHP)

Check with your software development partner, if they are working on all or selected ones. Knowing the experience of working with the framework will help you better deal with your technology partner.

It depends on what you are reviewing for. If you are reviewing a software development company for hire, you need to keep the following factors in mind.

  • How old the company is and what expertise they hold in software development
  • The number of projects they have developed and how many of them are relevant and similar to yours
  • What technical skills do they have and what stack of technologies do they preferably work
  • Gauge their soft skills and hard skills separately (for which you can ask relevant questions to them)
  • Look at their portfolio range, their types, location (client location), client feedback, testimonials, etc.
  • Check with their ratings and client reviews across B2B listing platforms
  • Explore their troubleshooting and problem solving capabilities
  • Project management tools used
  • Success ratio of on-time delivery of software project

These are some of the top factors that you need to keep in mind while reviewing a software development firm for your project.



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