IT Outsourcing - Japan

  • Japan
  • Revenue in the IT Outsourcing market is projected to reach €33.51bn in 2024.
  • Revenue is expected to show an annual growth rate (CAGR 2024-2029) of 8.34%, resulting in a market volume of €50.02bn by 2029.
  • The average Spend per Employee in the IT Outsourcing market is projected to reach €484.50 in 2024.
  • In global comparison, most revenue will be generated in the United States (€183.00bn in 2024).

Key regions: Netherlands, United States, Japan, Germany, Italy

Comparaison de régions

Analyst Opinion

Japan, known for its technological advancements and innovations, has been a significant player in the IT outsourcing market.

Customer preferences:
Japanese companies have been outsourcing IT services to cut costs and improve operational efficiencies. With the rise of digital transformation, businesses in Japan are increasingly looking for outsourcing partners who can provide them with innovative solutions to stay competitive in the market. Additionally, Japanese companies prefer outsourcing partners who can provide them with high-quality services and have a deep understanding of the local market.

Trends in the market:
One of the significant trends in the IT outsourcing market in Japan is the increasing demand for cloud-based services. Japanese companies are looking to migrate their IT infrastructure to the cloud to reduce costs and improve scalability. Another trend in the market is the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) solutions. Japanese companies are increasingly adopting AI and ML solutions to automate their business processes and gain a competitive edge in the market. Furthermore, there is an increasing demand for cybersecurity services as Japanese companies are becoming more aware of the risks associated with cyber threats.

Local special circumstances:
Japan has a unique business culture that places a high value on relationships and trust. Japanese companies prefer outsourcing partners who can build long-term relationships and have a deep understanding of the local business culture. Additionally, Japanese companies are known for their attention to detail and quality, and they expect the same from their outsourcing partners.

Underlying macroeconomic factors:
Japan has been facing a labor shortage due to its aging population, and this has led to an increase in outsourcing. Additionally, the Japanese government has been promoting digital transformation initiatives, which has led to an increase in demand for IT outsourcing services. Furthermore, Japan has a highly developed IT infrastructure, which makes it an attractive destination for outsourcing.


Data coverage:

The data encompasses B2G, B2B, and B2C enterprises. Figures are based on enterprises' technology spending on products, consulting, and outsourcing services.

Modeling approach / Market size:

Market sizes are determined through a combined top-down and bottom-up approach, building on a specific rationale for each market segment. As a basis for evaluating markets, we use annual financial reports of key players in the industry, Statista's primary research and surveys, and IT associations. In addition, we use relevant key market indicators and data from country-specific associations, such as GDP, internet users, and telecommunication. This data helps us estimate the market size for each country individually.


In our forecasts, we apply diverse forecasting techniques. The selection of forecasting techniques is based on the behavior of the relevant market. For example, the exponential trend smoothing method is used based on the market data characteristics. The main drivers are the GDP and its sector composition, internet penetration, the level of digitization, and the attitude toward IT security.

Additional notes:

The data is modeled using current exchange rates. The market is updated twice a year in case market dynamics change. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war is considered at a country-specific level.

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