Published: 30 July 2012
Analyst(s): Asheesh Raina, Laurie Wurster
The application development software market is expected to grow from an estimated $9.05 billion in 2012 to more than $10.28 billion in 2016, moderately driven by evolving software delivery models, new development methodologies, emerging mobile application development and open-source software.
Trends in the Market
Market: AD Software Market Is Growing Better Than Last Year, With Sustainable Pace
Buyers: Productivity, Openness and Agility Are Top Buyer Priorities
Regions: North America Is Largest, While Greater China Remains Fastest-Growing
Technology: Emerging Technology Evolution on Various Fronts Is Shaping the AD Space
Contrarian View: Cloud and Open Source Completely Replace On-Premises and Proprietary AD Software
Vendors to Watch
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