QATestLab, an independent provider of QA and testing services, together with partners presented the research Future of Mobile Test Automation based on the expertise and opinions of the leading representatives of QA companies and manufacturers of test automation solutions.
In 2017, outsourcing contributed 4.8% to Bulgaria’s GDP, or EUR 2.1 bln. This is identified by the data in the Annual Report of the Bulgarian Outsourcing Association (BOA) for the development of the outsourcing industry in the country. The industry is growing substantially faster than the national economy in 2017.
Another year, another successful edition of the SEETEST conference! For the first time the conference took place in Belgrade, Serbia. 350 participants from 24 countries had the opportunity to enjoy the insightful speakers and talks.
"YES" OR "NO" TO QA OUTSOURCING FROM CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE?
March 22, 2017 - Kiev, Ukraine
“Central and Eastern European QA Outsourcing Review 2016-17” uncovers the latest trends in Software Quality Assurance and Testing in 11 countries of CEE region. The research provides up-to-date information to make decisions about QA outsourcing in the CEE region.
Respondents of the research are: 87 companies that participated through online surveys, verbal interviews with representatives from 29 companies and 19 representatives of associations, as well as answers provided by market experts on the market volume assessment and the main development trends in the QA outsourcing industry.
Some of the key findings of the research:
Average rates for QA team vary from 19$ to 27$, depending on the country
Internet of Things and Security Testing keep being the leading trends in services provision
Automation of testing, especially early testing, becomes a part of “must do” before project release
Mobile testing is QA trend of the most priority in 2016-17
Highly qualified QA specialists are the important competitive advantage
Anton Baranovskiy, Head of Sales Department in QATestLab(Ukraine) notes:
“We have clear understanding that QA outsourcing services market is increasingly growing today and the CEE region holds leading positions in QA development growth rate. Based on experience of the Ukrainian company QATestLab, I can say that during 2016 the geography of our activity has expanded by 10 more countries. The companies from North America and Western Europe became our key clients”.
“Central and Eastern European QA Outsourcing Review 2016-17” also gave a start to the fully specialized online catalogue of QA outsourcing services providers from CEE region – QAlist.eu.
Central and Eastern European Outsourcing Association was founded in 2008. The members of the association are the leading IT and Outsourcing associations from the Central and Eastern Europe. One of the main objectives of CEEOA is to promote the Central and Eastern European Region as competitive alternative to other Global offshoring destinations and to increase quality and volume of the delivered services.