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9 factors affecting the cost of on-demand mobile application

Demand gives birth to innovation and invention. Seeing the concept on a wider perspective, today there is a list of mobile applications in the market that caters to the need of society as a whole.

Want to order food, there are food delivery applications, you want to book a salon session, there are various beauty/salon based applications in the app store. And this is just the beginning, there is a bucket full of needs that are being fulfilled by a never-ending list of on-demand mobile applications.

Be it, Android app developers, iOS developers or any other, the mobile app development community is evolving when it comes to robust on-demand mobile applications. 

Developing an on-demand mobile application is a process that involves a great in-depth understanding of the market to understand what interest users, how competitors are rendering their service if there is any demand of app idea in the market etc. Even the minimalistic approach in the app development process involves the costing part that can’t be ignored nor be substituted.

If you are also planning to develop an on-demand mobile application, there are 9 factors that should be looked upon dedicatedly. 

Thus for a streamlined process, here is a list that looks after the cost to develop on-demand delivery mobile app

9 app development factors that affect the cost

  1. Profile

The foremost factor that affects the cost of the on-demand mobile application is the creation of a user profile. This the feature that connects users to the app whereas, for a business perspective, the registration is the process that can be analyzed later to provide personalized service back to the user. 

The cost to create this feature somewhere looks like- 

  • Design – 10 hrs
  • BackEnd – 24 hrs
  • Android/iOS – 40 hrs

2. Integration of Maps

On-demand mobile applications are nothing with integrating maps. With the help of the integrated map, users can figure out the status of their service conveniently and in real-time. Because the feature is the core of on-demand applications, thus developing this feature calls for- 

  • Design – 4 hrs
  • BackEnd – 16 hrs
  • Android/iOS – 8 hrs

3. Filters 

To render the best of service, businesses often provide the maximum of offers, discounts, deals, etc which cannot be skim or seen by the users in one go. Also, many a time, users want to seek things which they want. In such a condition, integrating the feature in the application can make users filter their requirements in just a click. The process will make them simply buy/book things they want. 

This feature integration require- 

  • Design – 12 hrs
  • BackEnd – 16 hrs
  • Android/iOS – 40 hrs

4. Product description

Skipping the description of the product does increases the user bounce rate. This is the reason, describing not just the product but also about the company’s service along with customer satisfaction reviews and ratings is the need for an application. The cost to build this feature nearly requires- 

  • Design – 16 hrs
  • BackEnd – 16 hrs
  • Android/iOS – 32 hrs

This is the feature meant for the owners to understand the choice and preference of the user. The feature will uplift and enhance the overall user experience. Cost to Create an On-Demand Delivery App breakdown here will somehow look like- 

  • Design – 4 hrs
  • BackEnd – 4 hrs
  • Android/iOS – 12 hrs

5 . Wishlists

When not in the mood to buy/book a product, users often wishlists a product that might get borrowed later. The feature is the most important one among others as without it, users are left with nothing with 2 options- either to quit the app or look for another option. In any case, the business will lose its loyal customers, retaining them calls for the Wishlist feature. 

Integrating this feature is about the hard work of- 

  • Design – 4 hrs
  • BackEnd – 4 hrs
  • Android/iOS – 12 hrs

6. Mode of payment

Enabling users to pay for the service calls for maximum number of payment modes. The modes can be debit/credit cards, cash on delivery, the online method being covered precisely with security measures. Among others, this feature calls for- 

  • Design – 8 hrs
  • BackEnd – 16 hrs
  • Android/iOS – 24 hrs

7. Ratings and reviews

Being transparent makes businesses reach another level where earning loyal customers does not pose as a challenging task. To go ahead with the same, ratings and reviews are the most viable way to understand what is bothering users in the app along with making them figure out the solutions for such problems too. Integrating this feature calls for- 

  • Design – 4 hrs
  • BackEnd – 4 hrs
  • Android/iOS – 16 hrs

8. Push notifications

No business wants to lose its customers at any level of the service. Also, no business wants to let their users skip the business’s best deals and discounts at any cost. Thus, integrating push notifications are the most important feature that calls for- 

  • Design – 2 hrs
  • BackEnd – 40 hrs
  • Android/iOS – 32 hrs

9. Country choice

Once attending to the time breakdown of the on-demand mobile applications, there comes the most important aspect called the choice of country. The cost of app development counts upon the choice of the country too. 

These are the factors that affect the cost of developing an on-demand mobile application. When going ahead with your on-demand mobile app, ensure that you have gone through these points too for a smooth start. 

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