PHP has earned much popularity among professional developers today because of its many advantageous features to build a website, like reduced timeframe, simplicity of code, no licensing fee etc. A huge number of websites are build by professional developers using this open source scripting language. This technology is ideal for reducing effort and also for saving time and money of the business entrepreneurs.
Benefits of outsourcing PHP web development projects:
Many of the business owners prefer outsourcing the PHP web development projects. Web development companies across the globe provide high-end web services for the clients at lesser cost. Developed countries like Great Britain, United States, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand generally outsource the projects to many Asiatic nations, like China, India and Philippines etc. This is mainly done to obtain quality service at cheaper price. Following are the main reasons that instigate for PHP web development outsourcing:
- Setting up the own development centre for website development and maintenance require a huge amount of money, human resource, effort and time.
- The business owners need to hire recruitment agency to select the employees for in-house development projects. They also have to recruit a large number of employees for handling different parts of development cycle, like programmer, developer, tester, documentation expert, project manager, delivery manager etc.
- They have to arrange the training for the newly appointed employees to educate them with latest technologies to fulfil project’s specification. This is important for ensuring robust and secure development of the business website.
- They have to bear the cost and take the headache of maintaining the essential infrastructure of the development centre.
- The business organisation has to receive the necessary permissions for using specific technologies.
- Along with paying attention to other parts of the business, they have to keep a track of PHP web development. This requires lot of time, money and effort.
- Lack of experience and expertise might lead to the development of poor quality website, which lacks efficiency, creativity and professionalism.
Saving time, money and effort for having better service:
It is clear from the above list that a business can save a lot of money by outsourcing PHP web development projects. Huge numbers of professional programmers work with this technology, while the newcomer programmers are also interested to learn this technique. An expert level PHP developer can be hired for comparatively cheaper price than the experts of other technologies, such as Java or .Net developers. Sometimes, the so-called new comer developers have sufficient knowledge for developing professional quality websites. Their rates are even lesser. In addition, outsourcing the project to developing countries is always better option in terms of money as labours are available for lesser expense.
When a PHP development project is outsourced, plenty of free time is available, which can be utilised for core business domain. This will enhance the performance and output level of a business. A business owner is free to contact with the outsourcing firm at convenient time to keep track on the progress of the project, and even could customise the project in midway if required. Improved communication with advancement of technologies has ensured smooth delivery of an outsourced PHP project.
Another benefit of PHP outsourcing is less effort required for the maintenance of the project. The business owner does not have to take any headache, apart from making timely payments to the offshore developers. If he decides for in-house development, he has to provide other facilities to the employees apart from paying them with regular salary.
Outsourcing PHP web development projects can achieve maximum benefit if the right web development company is selected for the service. It is important to evaluate the experience, expertise and calibre of the developers in order to fulfil the business requirements within budget and time.
Warren Powell is the CEO of an online garment company. He likes PHP outsourcing better than in-house development of business websites. This saves his time, money and energy.