Where to hire Nigerian programmers — an extensive list of companies to work with



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In today’s digital world, for your business organisation to stay competitive, it must engage in software development. This will help bring about a breakthrough solution that’ll give clients great delight and increase operational performance. Hiring a skilled and competent software developer could be a daunting task, especially for non-tech recruiters. In this article, we’ll show you where to hire Nigerian programmers that are ready to take on your project with quality deliverables.


Is there a need for Software Developers?

The need for software developers is not experiencing a nosedive anytime soon, rather it’ll keep increasing. This brought us to a question sometimes asked on Quora; “will the demand for developers continue to increase between 2017 and 2026?” 

The profound answer by Ken Mazaika CTO and co-founder of The Firehouse Project truly reveals the need for developers will continually be on the increase. It doesn’t stop there, a publication from the U.S. Bureau of Labour Statistics, also reveals that employment of software developers is projected to grow 21%, while applications developer at 26% from 2018 – 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations.


Software developers employment rate chart for Nigerian programmers


Now that we’ve established the ever-growing need for software developers. The next step is to get skilled and competent software developer to add up to your team. 

We understand hiring a skilled and competent developer is a big challenge, even if you’re a professional programmer yourself. To this effect, we compiled a list of companies that can help you seamlessly hire Nigerian programmers. Care to know?

1. Devcenter

At Devcenter, they are just as passionate about their work just as you’re passionate about your idea. You have access to over 3000 software developers and designers, smarter development platform, faster development cycle with a cost advantage. Devcenter’s entire process involves brainstorming, defining and developing your idea. Its product development process is designed to be simple yet flexible enough to respond to changing priorities.


2. Slatecube 

Slatecube’s talent mapping technology helps businesses to hire the right talents. With access to predefined entry-level roles, you can actually start hiring immediately. Slatecube’s project-based online programs serve as a prerequisite to ensure that you only get talents with the skill-sets you need. It leverages smart adaptive algorithms and artificial intelligence to eliminate human bias and ensure complete meritocracy for each hire. Also provides on-the-job support to every one of its talents. However, if you don’t find them to be a good fit after 3 months, Slatecube will replace them. You can learn more about how Slatecube can help your business.


3. Charisol

Charisol is a software development agency, that connects remote-friendly companies with a community of talented software developers. At Charisol, we build world-class websites and mobile apps for clients in Europe, USA, and Africa. We deliver quality software projects and provide opportunities for tech talents. 

Our expertise ranges from developing offline web-based systems to highly scalable SAAS products. Our dedicated and experienced professionals with high performance are ready to bring your ideas to life. You can get proactive with your growth strategy with our development plan that suits your budget. We are also available round the clock to get your questions answered.

Charisol has an online community of product designers and software engineering tech talent called Trouvise. We are 100 per cent remote team in Nigeria and the US on a mission to help African developers find fulfilment in working with global brands and diverse teams. We believe hiring a competent developer surpasses you outsourcing to a general recruitment company, let’s help you seamlessly hire your next qualified software developer.


4. Andela 

Andela builds a distributed engineering team with Africa’s most talented software developers. Andela invests in Africa’s most talented software engineers to help companies solve the technical talent shortage and build high-performing distributed engineering teams. It bridges the gap of solving the global tech talent shortage while catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems on the African continent. It also builds high-performing engineering with Africa’s top developers to help companies build better products, faster. To know how Andela could help your business, get started here.


5. GetDev 

GetDev is a talent hiring company focused on helping companies/organizations recruit high-quality developers swiftly in 3 easy steps. You can hire Nigerian programmers (permanently or temporarily) with the right skills to take your company to the next level.  GetDev relieves you the headache involved in sourcing and assessing developers. It takes that bulk of paperwork off your table while you focus on other important areas.


6. Univelcity 

Univelcity helps Companies in need of specific tech talent through its proprietary selection process to find a smart candidate and train them to their tailored need including graduate trainee. Univelcity accelerates the growth of tech talent in Africa through its industry-ready curriculum facilitated by expert faculties. They are changing the technology education paradigm.


7. Yase 

Yase connects individuals as wells as employers who want to build code related projects to topnotch freelancers. They believe that employers (small or large) can work effectively with talented freelancers in Africa and beyond, without distance being a hurdle. It has a robust system that selects freelancers for you according to your stack needs. With their pool of over 1 Million registered freelancers, you can get the best technical hands to work with you on your project together or while you’re having that awesome family time.


8. Webfactory  

Webfactory gives an affordable and openly accessible opportunity to acquire real-world knowledge in software development. It teaches with a beginner-focused curriculum that covers building applications for web, mobile and desktop platforms. It further presents a platform where employers come to hire skilled developers on a short-term or long-term basis. Webfactory makes it easy for employers to hire Nigerian programmers from its pool of trained programmers.


9. OceanDigits 

OceanDigits Technologies Limited has an academy where it trains web and software developers who would add value to your organisation. These trained developers are available for organisations who might need their services on a part-time or full-time basis.


10. Workforce group

Workforce group is a top business and HR consulting firm in Nigeria. Offering advisory, outsourcing, recruitment and assessment, learning and development, market entry and technology services and solutions. Although Workforce’s business model spans across different industries, it has a dedicated section for tech recruitment, services and solutions. As a company that combines HR and Technology capabilities, Workforce group understand how unacceptable it is for you not to be able to take your technology solution to the market before your competitors. It, therefore, offers to partner with you to create a pool of pre-screened, high quality and proven tech talent.

To conclude, the above companies have been meticulously selected and trusted to deliver on their promise of success. Now, it’s time to breathe a sigh of relief to hiring qualified software developers for your company, working with any of the above-listed companies. Our big arm of support is open at Charisol, and we look forward to helping you hire (competent) Nigerian programmers based on your preferred requirement. Reach out to us today.


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