Planning to hire a professional for website development but you are just not sure what to expect price-wise?
Procompare has been tracking trends in website development prices in years and here is the latest website development cost guide for year 2021.
What is cost data based on? Cost data is based on actual project costs as reported by our Pros and on cost data retrieved from various specialized publications and websites, governmental reports, occupational associations or guilds, and related websites in South Africa.
|Cost range||R3000 – R5000|
This is the cost for a simple personal website developed by using a content management system (CMS), such as WordPress, Joomla, etc. This includes only the initial creation of the website. The average cost is usually R4000.Get quotes!
|Cost range||R6000 – R16,000|
This is the price for designing and launching a business website. The price may depend on the size of the website (i.e. number of pages) and selected features. On average, a small business website contains 8–16 pages. This does not include annual website maintenance, content creation, website marketing, etc. The cost of a business website typically runs from R6000 to R16,000, averaging at R11,000.Get quotes!
|Cost range||R30,000 – R70,000|
This is the price for a custom website. A custom website typically contains more than 25 pages. The final price will depend on the exact number of webpages and features on the website and on the business type. This is the price for initial website set-up and it does not include annual maintenance, nor content creation or website marketing. For a custom website, expect to pay between R30,000 and R70,000.Get quotes!
|Cost range||R10,000 – R20,000|
This is the price for a set-up of an online shop. The final price will primarily depend on the size of your catalogue, on required customization, and any additional features. For example, a basic e-commerce website on a dedicated platform, such as WooCommerce, Shopify, Magento, Wix, will take a minimum of 100 hours to set-up, whereas bigger web shops can take up to 200 hours to set up. That is when using purpose-built e-commerce software; if you want to use custom solutions, the set-up will be even more pricier. The average cost of an e-commerce website is R15,000, or typically between R10,000 and R20,000.Get quotes!
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