cost to build the Uber Partners App

How much would it cost to build the Uber Partner App?

The Uber Partner App is an essential part of the ecosystem that reports driver information to Uber and facilitates connecting customers with drivers. This app works in tandem with the Uber Rider App.

Since Uber is a very feature rich app, it has a sophisticated infrastructure and complex system requirements. The given quote does not take into consideration such complexities. The given estimates are purely for getting the first version out in the market, which can then be enhanced in future updates.

For the sake of comprehensiveness, all features within the scope of knowledge are being listed here. Here is the estimates of cost to build the Uber Partner App for a native or a cross-platform app on only one of either Android, Windows or iOS.




The actual costs will depend on the hourly rate of team selected and the engagement model. Here are the costs with typical rates:

SolutionEffortTime & MaterialFixed Price
(30% over t&m)
Hourly Rate: $25.00 - Completely offshore team
Uber Partners App + Back-end1,408 Hrs$35,200$45,760
Uber Partners MVP + Back-end792 Hrs$19,800$25,740
Uber Partners App Only704 Hrs$17,600$22,880
Uber Partners Back-end Only704 Hrs$17,600$22,880
Hourly Rate: $50.00 - Offshore team with onsite Account Manager
Uber Partners App + Back-end1,408 Hrs$70,400$91,520
Uber Partners MVP + Back-end792 Hrs$39,600$51,480
Uber Partners App Only704 Hrs$35,200$45,760
Uber Partners Back-end Only704 Hrs$35,200$45,760
Hourly Rate: $100.00 - Onsite / Nearshore team
Uber Partners App + Back-end1,408 Hrs$140,800$183,040
Uber Partners MVP + Back-end792 Hrs$79,200$102,960
Uber Partners App Only704 Hrs$70,400$91,520
Uber Partners Back-end Only704 Hrs$70,400$91,520

These infrastructure cost estimates are for 25,000 registered users:

Amazon Web Services Hosting (AWS)2 t2.large instances reserved with full payment, Amazon Dynamo and Elastic Load Balancer$3,000 per year
Stripe Payment ProcessingPayment API for receiving payments2.9% + 30¢ per transaction
Carnival.ioUser engagement with push notifications$250 per month (estimated)

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Khurram Ali

Co-Founder @ RIKSOF

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