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Krakow IT Market Report 2022

How Krakow has become one of the most attractive places to hire IT specialists in Europe – read our Krakow IT Market Report 2022 to learn about the talent pool, cost of doing business, compensation packages and the local ecosystem.

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Krakow IT Market Report 2022

The most comprehensive guide to the Krakow technology ecosystem

The report is written for the benefit of new and existing tech players, multinational corporations and start-ups, IT professionals, HR and Recruitment teams, investors, educational institutions, and local authorities

It also provides an entry point and “one-stop shop” for anyone wanting to build a tech team in Krakow including salaries, hiring practices, office space options, and overall cost.

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Large companies / start-ups / fintech / most common technologies / education / communities

Expert views: EPAM / Cisco / Brainly / Karhoo / Kitopi / Bitpanda / Backbase / Forte Digital / MBA IT / OMGKRK

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Talent pool / salaries / employment and benefits / remote and flexible working time / IT recruitment / Employer of Record (EOR) / labor law

Expert views: Sedlak & Sedlak / MOTIFE / Nicholson Search and Selection

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Office space in Krakow / professional services / taxation in Poland / staying in Krakow

Expert views: Cushman & Wakefield / Yolk Community & Workspace / Krakow Technology Park

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New IT players in Krakow in 2021 / hiring trends / working trends / office market trends / start-ups ecosystem

Expert views: Apptio / VeloxAlpha / Sedlak & Sedlak / Cushman & Wakefield / MOTIFE

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      Key findings

      50k engineers and IT professionals in Krakow

      Remote work allows companies to also have access to a national talent pool of 300K professionals.

      ~20 new IT players in Krakow in 2021

      New companies continue to set up in Krakow, adding to the booming tech scene.

      Demand increased for tech talent

      Employers are having to work harder to differentiate and appeal to discerning tech talent.

      Quality not cost

      Availability, quality, time-to-hire, low attrition, and culture matter more to companies considering Krakow.

      Fintech momentum

      5 unicorns and over 1.5K engineers and IT professionals employed in Krakow Fintech scene.

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      About MOTIFE

      We’ll build your software lab in Poland

      MOTIFE is a Krakow-based consulting company that helps international tech businesses scale up with talent from Poland. We specialize in setting up and managing long-term tech teams. Our clients are companies from Europe, North America, and Middle East.

      We provide an end-to-end service: we help evaluate nearshoring options, then recruit a team, set up an office and support local operations. Our focus is on minimizing risk, reducing complexity, and accelerating time-to-value.

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      Recruitment

      Our in-house recruitment team works closely with a client to find the best talent with the right fit for the organization. We focus on fostering a strong relation with both hiring managers and with candidates in process.

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      Outsourcing and EOR

      We offer an option to host the newly recruited engineers on our payroll. We make sure the team feels like they are equal members of the international team.

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      Setup and operations management

      Alternatively, the engineers can be employed by client’s new legal entity in Poland that we establish and run. By hiding the complexity and continuously educating the client’s team, we minimize an overhead associated with owning a subsidiary in Poland.

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