Looking for Toptal alternative?

EliteBrains is the all-in-one solution for hiring software engineers

EliteBrains Hiring Platform

  • 8300+ vetted engineers
  • Transparent platform fee 15%
  • 8 hour risk-free trial
  • No hiring fee
  • Direct communication with candidates
  • Replacement guarantee
Features EliteBrains Toptal
Developer rates $40-$65/hour $60-150$+/hour
Ease use of platform
Screening candidates Own coding test platform Unknown
Risk-free trial Yes Yes

Currently available developers

How it works?

  1. Talk to a tech expert Discuss your tech needs to find a perfect developer for you
    Fill in a Hire form
  2. 0-3 days to provide you with the top candidatesWe'll find you the best fit from our community of 8300+ software developers
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  3. 8 hour risk free trialIf you are not satisfied after the initial 8 hour trial, we will find you a different developer
  4. Choose any workloadHire the developer part-time, full-time, hourly or simply as needed


Our pricing is completely transparent. EliteBrains adds 15% on top of developer's rate.


$57.5USD/hour is what we charge the client

$50USD/hour Developer’s rate
$7.5USD/hour EliteBrains fee

What does the fee include?

Before hire

  • Sourcing
  • Screening
  • Testing

After hire

  • Weekly quality checks
  • Replacement guarantee
  • Education of dev.
  • Taxes

What our client say?


With senior resources from EliteBrains, we are able to drive our digital harmonization agenda: Migration of different reporting platforms to QlikSense analytics and Harmonization of different digital detailing systems into Veeva CLM.

Jiri Matousek, Head of CRM at Hexal AG Jiri Matousek, Head of CRM at Hexal AG

EliteBrains provided us with a top PHP developer who has been working for us for more than 4 years. Jan became indispensable part of our team within few weeks.

Dave Etchells, CEO at Imaging-resource.com Dave Etchells, CEO at Imaging-resource.com

Each time we are in a need of new software developer, we just contact the guys from EliteBrains. Their network is huge so they provide us with demanded sources very quickly.

Martin Svach, CEO at Starkys club Martin Svach, CEO at Starkys club

Are you looking for a specific skill set?

The EliteBrains network consists of developers whose software development skills are listed below: