Report: Windows Phone app developers gross twice as much as their Android counterparts66
Despite those numbers, 86% of the developers wrote for Android, 56% for iOS and just 21% did their thing for Windows Phone. Yet, the latter developers grossed on average $11,400 per month. The monthly figures for Android and iOS were $4900 and $8100 respectively. 49% of the Windows Phone developers take in more than $10,000 a month. 45% of Android developers reach that number while 53% of iOS users gross that amount.
How can Windows Phone developers out gross iOS and Android developers writing for a platform that very few actually use?' InMobi says that Windows Phone developers have less competition making it easier for users to discover their apps.
Windows Phone developers are mostly optimistic about the future. 28% expect their business to grow over the next three years, while 16% expect it to shrink. 75% of Android app writers expect their business to grow during the same time period versus the 19% who expect it to decline. 61% of those writing for iOS are bullish about the next three years; 25% are bearish.
Check out some data from the survey by clicking on the slideshow below.
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