Before you sign that contract, make sure you estimate the true cost of reaching the coverage goals you've set for your team.
80% is considered a good goal for end-to-end testing.
Team size is a helpful way to estimate an app's complexity and needs. More.
2 hours per test case is about average for an outsourced QA engineer.
$65/hour is a global average for outsourced QA. More.
This could be the period between significant releases (e.g., 2 sprint releases per month), or more frequently. More.
An hour per test is a good estimate, particularly if the outsourced consultant rounds up to the next hour.
Integrated pipelines will deploy 3–5 times per day, non-integrated maybe 1–2.
Expect to pay about $116 per parallel run per month with other providers. More.