TOP-25 of Ukraine’s largest IT-companies

DOU editorial board published a fresh rating of the largest IT companies in Ukraine. A total number of employees in the rating participating companies has increased by 1,342 persons or 10% within the year.

EPAM has remained the largest IT-company in Ukraine, SoftServe is the runner-up with the total number of employees exceeding 4,000 people.

As the authors of the study reveal, the majority of IT-companies are planning a moderate increase of their staff this year,yet, only one reported to relocate its employees to overseas offices.

Amid the main reasons hampering the growth of the market, the companies mention the overheated labor market. In 2015, the main factor was the “political instability.” This change is good news, because “the overheated labor market” has been a standard problem of the market within the last 10 years.

Complete rating is as follows, although some companies haven’t provided the authors of the survey with the current number of their employees. The TOP-5 companies' growth is has been as follows:

Company Developing offices Specialists in Ukraine Technical specialists Growth trend (Feb-Jul, 2016)
1 EPAM Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv, Dnipro, Vinnytsya 4500 4000 +100
2 SoftServe Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv, Dnipro, Chernivtsi, Rivne, Ivano-Frankivsk 4171 2616 +280
3 Luxoft Kyiv, Dnipro, Odesa 3735 3320 +5
4 GlobalLogic Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv, Mykolaiv 2751 2419 +79
5 Ciklum Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv, Dnipro, Odesa, Vinnytsya 2500 2177 +165
6 NIX Solutions Ltd. Kharkiv 1500 1400
7 Infopulse Kyiv, Kharkiv, Vinnytsya, Zhytomyr, Chernihiv 1307 1174 +96
8 Netcracker Kyiv, Odesa, Sumy 1021 814 +59
9 DataArt Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv, Dnipro, Odesa, Kherson 930 835 +180
10 ELEKS Lviv, Ternopil, Ivano-Frankivsk 850 667 +8
11 Miratech Kyiv, Kharkiv, Odesa, Vinnytsya 805 706 -2
12 Samsung R&D Insitute Ukraine Kyiv 750 650 +50
13 EVO.company Kyiv 732 160
14 Lohika Kyiv, Lviv, Odesa 720 580 +1
15 ISD Lviv, Dnipro, Zaporizhzhya 700 680
16 Plarium Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv, Odesa 690 202 +140
17 Sigma Software Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv, Odesa 650 545 +67
18 Playtech Kyiv 630 504 +47
19 GeeksForLess Inc. Kyiv, Lviv, Mykolaiv 601 564 +14
20 Terrasoft Kyiv 600 455 +50
21 Playtika UA Kyiv, Dnipro, Vinnytsya 572 530 +22
22 INTROPRO LLC Kyiv 535 498 +3
23 Parus Corporation Kyiv 520 430
24 Astound Commerce Kyiv, Vinnytsya, Uzhghorod, Chernihiv 435 301
25 Cogniance Kyiv 413 324 -22
Total 32 618 26 551 1342

The number of employees in the TOP-5 largest IT companies since August 2011 has been changing in teh following ways:


TOP 25 of Ukraines largest IT companies EPAM SoftServe Ciklum Luxoft GlobalLogic

A separate section is devoted to the study of the companies' plans for this year. About 64% of respondents are planning to grow moderately, the rapid growth is being planned by about 8% (this is less than last year). On the other hand, the number of those who are not planning to increase their staff has decreased - 4% this year.

At the same time, 64% of respondents do not plan to open new offices this year, 4% - do plan, 8% - have already opened, the rest 24% have not provided data. However, among the main negative influents on IT companies growths and their choice not to increase the number of staff, specialists outline the following ones:

Overheated labor market Political instability Worsening of business climate Extremely rapid company growth

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