How much is the usual rate for a Django Developer?
Here’s a quick table comparing a Django developer’s hourly rate and average salary from four different countries. All salaries and hourly rates are based on PayScale, IT Jobs Watch, and Neuvoo.
|| Average Django Developer Annual Salary
|| Average Django Developer Hourly Rate
| United Kingdom
| United States
To further reduce costs and get savings of up to 65%, many companies opt to hire offshore Django developers instead.
At Cloud Employee, we understand the growing demand for tech talents, thus we make IT outsourcing in the UK and abroad more accessible through our competitive industry rates. With us, hiring the best offshore Django developers in the fastest, safest, and cost-effective way is possible.
To know more about outsourcing your software development, here’s a helpful article on offshore developer rates from different outsourcing regions.
What interview techniques should you use to hire the best Django developers?
When you hire skilled Django developers, remember that the goal of the interview is not to pose challenging tasks, rather it is to measure the candidate’s capabilities within a limited time.
As such, here are some recommended interview techniques and questions that employers can ask or apply to determine the best Django developer.
Ask them to describe the structure of their recent project
Ask the candidates if they could describe their most recent project in detail. Allow them to illustrate their project using a piece of paper or whiteboard, if needed. With this, you can determine two things.
First, employers can instantly confirm the candidate’s expertise about the software development and the Django programming language. This also shows what else a candidate can offer such as good leadership and communication skills. Candidates who can discuss their project in detail show their level of involvement and commitment to the project.
Second, the exercise demonstrates how well a programmer can explain a technical concept. Rate the presentation based on how easily it can be understood from a non-technical person’s perspective. In addition, check on non-verbal cues such as maintained eye contact and confident hand-gestures to assess the candidate’s softs skills such as confidence and public speaking. If you are looking for a lead Django developer, the ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-IT person is a necessary skill.
Conduct technical tests
Unfortunately, very few companies actually have technical tests during their recruitment process. To fully evaluate what a Django developer can do, conduct online programming tests. These tests can also give you an idea on the candidate’s level of critical thinking. Hire someone who doesn’t only knows how to code, but also knows how to solve.
If you can’t give a test, ask the candidate to show a sample code instead. With two or three sample codes (average 5-10 lines of code), you can already tell whether a developer knows what he or she is doing.
Here are a few sample challenges that you can ask your candidate to code.
Q: How would you concatenate QuerySets into one list?
A: Code the following script:
from itertools import chain
result = list(chain(query_set_1, query_set_2))
Q: What does a basic Django migration file look like?
from django.db import migrations, models
dependencies = [('migrations', '0001_initial')]
operations = [
migrations.AddField('Author', 'rating', models.IntegerField(default=0)),
Q: How do you set and unset a session in Django?
Set session in Django:
request.session['key'] = 'value'
Unset session in Django:
How can Cloud Employee help you?
Realising the tech talent shortage in the UK, Cloud Employee set out to connect startups and large firms in the UK, the US, and abroad to highly skilled Django developers from the Philippines. Set to disrupt and go above and beyond in the IT outsourcing industry, we provide and support businesses with the tech talent and operational assistance they need. At Cloud Employee, hiring offshore Django developers is made faster, hassle-free, risk-free, and cost-efficient.
To start hiring Django developers with us, simply send us your hiring specifications such as the required programming language, technical skills, industry experience, and any further position details. Upon receiving your requirements, our dedicated recruitment team will scout for skilled Django developers who match your criteria.
Afterwards, we forward a shortlist of candidate CVs and from this list, you personally select the developers whom you want to invite for an interview and technical testing. Based on your screening results, the offshore Django developer who passed and whom you prefer immediately joins your team.
Upon hiring your Django developer, he or she will work directly and exclusively for you during your business hours. Meanwhile, as your reliable IT offshore partner, we take care of your Django developer by providing them with the necessary hardware and software, a high-speed internet connection, and full IT support here at our modern offices.
Aside from these, we also support you and your offshore team by handling all other administrative and back-office tasks such as taxes, HR, and payroll among others. Should problems arise, our After Care team is always available to solve concerns and aid your offshore developer. This gives you and your offshore Django developer the full focus you need in developing your applications and projects.
What is the dedicated hiring model?
The Dedicated Hiring Model allows in-house teams to seamlessly incorporate with their dedicated offshore developer which further reduces communication risks and allows the offshore Django developer to adopt your project’s infrastructure and methodologies.
Due to the model’s flexibility, it is considered the best engagement model. At any point during the project, in-house teams can request for additional tech talents, equipment and resources according to the current project needs. As such, scaling in terms of team and resources is made easier with the dedicated hiring model.
Aside from this, a business would only need to pay a single sum of money which already includes your offshore Django developer’s monthly salary and the offshore provider’s service fee.
- Perfect for long-term projects with flexible project scope and unspecified requirements
- Predictable budget even with undefined project scope and requirements
- Gain full control when hiring Django developers and managing your offshore Django team
- Clients can monitor, evaluate, and assure product quality throughout the development
- The offshore team can further understand and incorporate the client’s goals, objectives, quality and expectations
- The offshore team is dedicated to working exclusively for you
The dedicated hiring model is recommended for businesses that:
- Would rather work with a dedicated Django developer or team for their project
- Opt to cut down on expenses in terms of the hiring process
- Need flexibility in terms of workload and scalability during the project’s development
At Cloud Employee, your dedicated Django developer works exclusively for you during your preferred time zone. This allows both in-house and offshore developers to seamlessly work together, thus minimising any miscommunication and inconvenience. To further make your offshore developer an effective extension of your in-house team, we ensure that your offshore Django developer can also use your preferred software, hardware, and other technical specifications.
Integrating both the dedicated hiring model’s structure and Cloud Employee’s 20 years of experience in the IT outsourcing industry, our team offers a business model proven effective and truly unique. Our business model has streamlined the hiring process, allowed working practices to be flexible, and bridged the gap between both teams—all for a competitive industry rate. Tried and tested with over a hundred of our clients, Cloud Employee believes our business model works better than IT outsourcing.