JP Vossen on 1 Oct 2008 12:14:05 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Developer-to-staff ratio?

> Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2008 15:04:29 -0400
> From: Art Alexion <>
> On Tuesday 30 September 2008 2:56:42 pm JP Vossen wrote:
>> I need to come up with some numbers on "typical" industry
>> "developer-to-other_staff" ratios
> to other IT staff or other staff in general, including janitors, CEO, etc.?

Other staff in general, but the org is such that it's mostly technical 
folks anyway.  Janitors and such are outsourced.

> Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2008 12:03:57 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Andrew Ganim <>
> This is going to vary wildy from company to company and industry to industry.  (You'll clearly see a different ratio in a software company than in a fast food chain for instance.)  If your need is specific to a particular company, it would be useful to know some general information about the company itself.  The numbers you end up with in that case would be a lot more accurate.

I know, that's why I was asking for places to start researching, not 
just asking for the answer.

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