By Arun Kumar
The Indian technology industry is experiencing a major boom in salary hikes of up to 60-120% to hire software engineers and retain them. But not every company can afford such steep hikes or may require to hire software developers on a full-time basis. In the era of remote work, it makes much more sense in terms of productivity, and costs to hire remote developers and optimize your business resources.
At Taln, we have helped businesses like yours save costs to hire remote software development teams with a 95% engagement rate. This strategy to hire remote developers has been successfully commissioned for premium brands like VMWare, Toyota, Avizva, Bottomline, WhiteHat JR, GSK, Boehringer Ingelheim, and many other MNCs.
In this guide, we will share how to hire software developers via contract staffing for your projects and the best practices to hire remote software development teams.
IT contract staffing is a recruitment strategy to hire remote software developers for short-term projects on an employment contract basis. Unlike hiring full-time software engineers, these employment contracts can include independent workers, part-time software developers, project-based hiring of software engineers, contract staffing with IT services companies etc.
As we continue to grapple between remote, hybrid and on-site working models in a post-pandemic world, the requirements of present-day organizations have become uncertain. Under this FUD, companies often opt for profitability, for which, IT contract staffing is a helpful hiring strategy to adopt.
At Taln, we help you manage the complete process with a simple plug and play model where we already have pre-vetted talent to hire remote software developers on a contract basis. Contact our team today.
After gaining experience and a foothold in the industry, as an organization, one will start getting hungry for more growth. This requires great talent to support the aspiring rocketship.
But hiring full-time can be a challenge considering time constraints, more talent pool availability, and less retention. Hence, opt for IT contract staffing when:
Fortunately, the trend to hire remote software developers has caught up and it has become easier to execute this hiring strategy.
The cost to hire a remote software developer depends on the geography, demand for the technology stack and availability of the talent in your desired region or timezone. While a developed nation would have expensive software engineers, remote work has made it possible to scout for talent beyond your geographical region and save costs.
Hence, by adapting to IT contract staffing, you can save costs in not just full-time hiring, but also further reduce costs by opting for talent across nations who would equally give results.
While it’s clear why one should opt to hire a remote software engineer for your development tasks, hiring an IT contract staff provides the same benefits with the following additional benefits:
Software and IT services companies are the second-fastest industry that is adopting remote work. As more organizations understand the benefits to hire a dedicated development team on a contract basis, this share is set to grow further.