To bridge the significant gap in demand and availability of skilled mobile app developers, several large organisations are tapping global talent hotspots like India, China, Israel and Europe, says a study.
Job postings for mobile developers has doubled in the last two years, but supply is growing only at 13 per cent, the study by Talent Neuron, a web-based talent planning and management platform from Zinnov LLC, said.
To address the gaps, companies are following a three- pronged approach — acquisitions, leveraging global talent hotspots by expanding their R&D footprint and vendor partnerships — to take advantage of available talent, the study said.
“Several large organisations are leveraging global talent ‘hotspots’ such as India, China, Israel and Europe,” it said.
The majority of mobile application talent is located in EMEA region (Europe, the Middle East and Africa), where 42 per cent of the global top 25 cities for mobile development are located, with Finland, Tel Aviv and Moscow emerging as key locations.
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