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How to hire Kotlin developers

Looking for skilled Kotlin developers to join your tech team? Here’s some expert guidance on how and where to tap into this talent pool.

What skills to look for when hiring a Kotlin developer

  • A strong understanding of the Kotlin language, its syntax, and concepts. Kotlin is an object-oriented language, so an understanding of OOP concepts is essential.
  • Familiarity with common Kotlin frameworks and libraries, such as Ktor, kotlinx.coroutines, and Arrow.
  • Since Kotlin is often used in conjunction with Java, developers should have a solid understanding of Java.
  • Kotlin is one of the official languages for Android development. A strong background in Android application development would be beneficial.
  • Knowledge of Java Virtual Machine (JVM) is often required, since Kotlin can be used to develop server-side applications that run on the JVM.
  • Since Kotlin supports functional programming, a good understanding of Functional Programming concepts would be useful.
  • Knowledge and experience with various development tools such as IntelliJ IDE, Gradle, Maven, etc.
  • Experience in writing testable code and familiarity with testing frameworks such as JUnit and Mockito.

How much does it cost to hire a Kotlin developer?

Kotlin developer salaries can vary widely depending on company size, industry, individual experience and skills, as well as type of work. These factors all influence the salary a company will offer to a prospective hire.

That said, have a look at more detailed salary breakdowns for Kotlin developers in the following regions:

Check out our developer salary hub for more salary information, including programming languages, industry and frameworks.

Writing a Kotlin developer job description

To put together a job description for a Kotlin developer, check out our guide on creating a role scorecard here, and use our downloadable scorecard template. When it comes to adding required skills to your job description, check out our list of key skills for Kotlin developers above.

By putting together a good role scorecard, it will be easier to come up with the practical definition of the right person for the role you are trying to fill. You are then ready to set up your public-facing job advert.

Hiring Kotlin developers from South Africa

It's easier than ever to tap into a global pool of tech talent, and South Africa offers a thriving marketplace of developers. For employers, hiring Kotlin developers in South Africa provides several advantages:

  • A large talent pool with an estimated 121 000 developers in the country.
  • World-class quality with developers that code in widely-used languages and frameworks, and a growing line-up of successful tech startups.
  • A diverse talent pool that helps to avoid groupthink and drive more profitable businesses.
  • Lower employment costs comparing favourably to more expensive markets like the UK and the Netherlands.‍

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