Hire the best software developer for your project

A software developer builds and maintains the software that makes your life easier. They're responsible for coming up with ideas and figuring out how to implement them in code, so you can use them on your computer or phone. YunoJuno is the perfect solution for businesses that need freelance support with software development, without having to hire a full-time developer.

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Why hire an experienced software developer?

If you're looking for someone to help you build your website or app, it's important to find someone who knows what they're doing. That means finding someone with experience—someone who has worked on projects similar to yours before. If you have a specific project in mind, you can also ask other freelancers if they've built anything like it before, which will give you an idea of their skill level and their approachability as a team member.

Software developers must be able to think logically and creatively. They need to have good problem-solving skills to find solutions to problems as they arise.

Software developers must also be able to communicate well with others to explain their ideas and discuss possible solutions with them so that they can work together effectively on projects.

How hiring software developers through YunoJuno works

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Create your project brief

Specify your project brief with a few clicks and get matched instantly.
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Find the best freelancer

Select from a pool of 70,000+ vetted freelancers, available remote or on-site.
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Manage contracts and payments

Easily manage all payments, contracts and communication through YunoJuno.
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What do software developers do?

Software developers write code that helps people with everything from shopping online to checking their email. They might also work on apps or games for smartphones or tablets. Some software developers also create tools that other people use in their day-to-day jobs. Software developers write code using different programming languages like Java, C++ and Python. They usually work with other people on teams that include designers and project managers. Software developers also test their code to make sure it works as intended before releasing it for public use.

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What is a software developer salary/average day rate?

Costs will differ depending on your requirements and the level of experience you require. Project duration and complexity will also influence the day rate.

Each year, we collect data from all freelance projects booked through YunoJuno and create a report. For more information about software developer rates, download the report for free here.

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YunoJuno offers WONGDOODY access to a lot of great freelancers, supporting us with an account manager and talent manager.



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YunoJuno offers WONGDOODY access to a lot of great freelancers, supporting us with an account manager and talent manager.



Emma Dawson, Lead Talent Acquisition, EMEA

YunoJuno has reduced the time and admin spent on completing IR35 compliance for all of our freelancers. It's revolutionised how quickly we can hire someone, in a fully compliant way.

Emma Hughes, Senior Creative Producer

YunoJuno is a great platform for finding the best freelancers and really happy with the support of the team there. Super easy to use and it takes care of all our freelancing requirements. All-in-all, it's been a great solution for me and for our Creative Studio at OVO Energy. Happy to recommend YunoJuno to all of my contacts.

Natasha Montgomery, Creative Resource Manager

It's helpful to have the contracts/ briefs and bookings all in one place.The team from YJ are really helpful and make the process smooth.

Tessa Schimetat, Senior Production Manager

The recruitment portal on YunoJuno is really clear and easy to use. It's super helpful to have the list of candidates and all our invoices in one place and to be paid on time. The team is helpful, knowledgeable and on hand to help with any questions we have. Would be great if more of our clients used YunoJuno to manage their freelancers.

Daniel Levy

YunoJuno IR35 process is a seamless experience and takes a lot of the stress away. YunoJuno really helps from an agility and productivity perspective, quickly answering the business needs and helping to create a much more diverse and output focused team. The quick payment of freelancers at YJ is a game changer. We've managed to reduce time to hire from a week to a couple of hours.

Senior Project Manager

I really enjoy working with YunoJuno. The platform is user friendly, intuitive and the Account Management team has been responsive and on hand to help throughout the entire process.Working with YunoJuno, I have been able to onboard, hire and manage my freelancers seamlessly and with speed.

EMEA Marketing Director, Creator, Emerging, Social

I have to say a huge thanks to your team — YunoJuno has saved us on many occasions now.

Christine Richter, Creative Operations Manager

We haven’t used a recruiter in ages, working closely with the YunoJuno Talent team we moved to sourcing 100% via the YJ Marketplace.

Marie Brittain, Resource Manager

YunoJuno have been brilliant in identifying remote working freelancers who always deliver. From first introductions and telephone calls, to brief discussions and final delivery, the key has been good, clear and honest communication.

Nick Astor, Content Strategy & Execution Lead

Frequently asked questions

A software developer is someone who writes code for computers, mobile devices, and websites. They use programming languages like Ruby and Python to design new features for existing programs and create new programs from scratch.

They might also test their code to make sure it works properly and fix any bugs they find while they're testing.

There are different paths to becoming a software developer: some people learn how to program by going through school; others teach themselves how to program at home using free online resources.

You should hire a freelance programmer when you need to implement new features on your website or app, or when you want to upgrade its functionality. If you're not sure what kind of upgrades would benefit your business most, talk with potential candidates about what they offer and how it could help improve your website's usability or functionality.

Software developers are the people who create the coding that powers most of your favourite websites and apps. They're responsible for taking an idea and turning it into something tangible, whether that's a website or an app.

They have to be able to think creatively and critically, to problem-solve and ensure that their code is easy to maintain and update. They also have to be able to communicate effectively with other team members, as well as clients, who might not always understand what they're trying to do.

A good software developer will have a strong understanding of programming languages like PHP or JavaScript, know how databases work, have experience working with different frameworks like Laravel or Symfony and have knowledge of how cloud platforms like Amazon Web Services (AWS) operate. They should also understand how data security works, and have a strong grasp of best practices for writing code—including things like secure coding practices, testing strategies and documentation standards.

You should hire a software developer if you have an idea for an application or website that needs to be built. You'll need someone who understands technology (programming languages) as well as the business side of things (what makes your idea unique). Ask to see a portfolio of work.

It's helpful if they have experience working on similar projects before so they can give you an estimate on how long it will take to complete yours as well as any potential roadblocks along the way (e.g., any unforeseen bugs).

Hiring freelancers can be a great way to get access to top-notch talent. It can be expensive to hire a full-time employee, especially if they need special training or have specialised skills that aren't available in the local market. By hiring freelancers, you can get the expertise you need without having to make those larger investments upfront.

Software engineers and developers both write code, but they have different roles and responsibilities in the business of software.

Software engineers are responsible for the technical design of software and ensuring that it works as intended. They also focus on ensuring that the system is secure and scalable.

Software developers are focused on creating new features for existing products or building new products from scratch. These roles can overlap: some companies have separate engineering and development teams; others have one team with people who do both jobs.

Best software developers are in high demand

Posting a job on YunoJuno only takes a few clicks. Or speak with an expert about how YunoJuno can help your business with managing freelancers.

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