Calling all developers! The Developer Economics survey is open, voice your opinions about being a developer, the issues you face, coding skills and your go-to tools to get the job done. There’s also a chance of winning some top prizes, including smartphones, GitHub Developer Plans, Amazon vouchers and more. Join over 40,000 developers from 160+ countries who take part in the Developer Economics surveys every year and tell the world where software development is going next.
Who can take the survey?
Pretty much anyone writing code and getting their hands on software development in mobile, desktop, IoT, AR/VR, machine learning & data science, web, backend and games. It doesn’t matter if you’re a hobbyist, part of a start-up or an enterprise dev – the survey is open for all developers out there.
What sort of questions are they asking?
The survey is designed to dive into real-life developer issues, from coding skills and favourite tools to satisfaction with learning resources and communities.
Expect questions like:
- Which are your favourite tools and platforms?
- What’s going up and what’s going down in the software industry?
- Are you working on the projects you would like to work on?
- Where do you think development time should be invested?
There are also deep-dive questions based on your area of expertise, like machine learning, IoT, web development and more – where you can really show you’re a pro and answer more complex questions about your favorite frameworks and vendors.
Why should you take the survey?
It’s fun, for starters. The survey is designed to reveal your sci-fi profile, so the more you engage the closer you get to finding out your place in the galaxy far far away.
Then there’s the prizes. This time, devs who take part and complete the survey can win swag like an iPhone X, Samsung S9 Plus, HTC Vive Pro, GitHub Developer Plan, Amazon vouchers and other useful things to help you test your work or just play around.
You can also take part in the referral program, which allows you to with up to $700 in cash by referring other developer friends to take the survey. Last but not least, everyone who takes the survey will get insights with key findings from the survey, as well as a free report with the highlights and up-and-coming trends.
If you have a few minutes to spare, you can get started here. Extra tip: if you need to take a break, just click to save your responses and then you can come back and continue where you left off.