Perth App Developers Ask: Does Your Business Have Its Own App Yet?

New apps seemingly pop up every second. Virtually every business category has one, from multinational firms to neighbourhood shops. Whatever need you envision, “there’s an app for that”, so goes the popular saying. If your business has yet to catch on to this trend, chances are you’re already lagging seriously behind in the digital race.

Last 28 April saw the InformationWeek Conference happen in Las Vegas, with a fantastic array of guests and panellists from the industry. In one panel discussion, Andi Mann, VP of products, strategy, and marketing at CA Technologies, offered this insight: “Every business is becoming a software business,” he said. What Mann actually means is that if you don’t have your own app, targeted success may be harder to come by.


How Much Does it Cost to Hire an App Developer?

There’s really no fixed rate in hiring a professional mobile app developer, as the cost varies greatly across different circumstances. It may depend on factors such as the app’s build difficulty, design and functionality requirements, and even how in-demand or experienced a developer is. On a more specific note, here are three main factors that influence the cost of hiring a developer.

Cost Factor #1: Scope. Like an architect trying to design a home on a limited budget, an app developer will resort to pretty basic interface and design elements if there are budget constraints. If your budget is limited, simplify your design and functionality requirements, but if you have the resources, then why not splurge a substantial amount on a creatively designed and perfectly functional app? Continue reading