How much does it cost to hire a cross-platform app developer?
The cost to hire cross-platform app developers depends on your unique project needs, consisting of the number of specialists, seniority levels, the scope of work, team location, and expertise. However, there is no single cost for every project. The final price depends on the specifics and needs of your project.
On average, we offer customers hiring cross-platform developers starting at $30 per hour. The hourly rates will be defined based on each developer’s experience level, skills, and tech proficiency. Either way, at Northell, you can find flexible pricing models (project-based, hourly or dedicated team), various talents, and skill sets.
Thus, we will only be able to estimate the cost once we analyze all your requirements, staff needs, and project characteristics. For this reason, we invite you to fill out the form in the upper right corner, indicating all the needs and requirements for your future application, so that we can offer you an accurate estimate for hiring cross-platform app developers.
What tech stack do you use to develop cross-platform apps?
Before you start assembling a development team, hiring cross-platform app developers with proficiency and skills in specific technologies and tools related to your project is essential. As such, we recommend using the following technologies and tools to build cross-platform apps.
- Frameworks: Flutter, React Native, React.js, Xamarin, Ionic, Cordova
- Native technology: Swift (for IOS), Java, and Kotlin (for Android)
- PM tools: Jira, ClickUp, Slack
- Testing tools: Selenium, Jenkins
There are many situations when our customers’ unique project requires specific tech stack and frameworks. In that case, we tailor the tech stack’s choice to best serve our customers’ needs.
Why choose cross-platform app development?
Cross-platform app development entails building and delivering apps that run across multiple platforms, such as IOS, Android, and Windows. This technology provides an open-source framework making it easier to start and handle the development process.
When companies choose cross-platform app development, they want to build robust apps and provide the best user experience, regardless of platform or device, with less time and resources. This technology is widely popular due to faster and cost-efficient development that becomes possible by writing source code only once to run the app on all platforms. Moreover, choosing cross-platform app development, you don’t need to hire separate teams for each platform.
What are the benefits of cross-platform app development?
Cross-platform app development is widely popular due to its improved capabilities. This modern technology allows you to achieve your core business goals in a timely-optimized and budget-friendly way. The type of platform you choose to build your app on strictly depends on your business capabilities, objectives, and needs. However, if you’re still hesitating between the two options, we’ve prepared a list of the cross-platform app development benefits you should keep in mind before making a final choice.
- Rapid time to market due to one-time source code writing
- Uniformity of design across multiple platforms
- Speedy development due to a single codebase shared among different platforms
- Seamless deployment and automatic updates
- Brand consistency across all platforms
- Increased user reach
What technical skills should a cross-platform application developer have?
The success of your cross-platform app largely depends on the team you work with, their expertise, and their technical proficiency to build high-quality and robust cross-platform solutions. Thus, we recommend hiring cross-platform app developers with the following tech skillset:
- Knowledge of Flutter, React.js, Xamarin, Ionic, and Cordova frameworks
- Android and iOS development experience
- Knowledge of working with version control tools such as Git
- Experience with JIRA and GitHub
- Knowledge of MySQL, SQLite, REST API integration, PostgreSQL databases, Agile development approaches
- Understanding of UI and UX standards