Although paying competitive wages is critical to the ongoing success of any business, there are widespread misunderstandings about how much it costs to attract and retain software developers in Latin America. To help resolve, this Nearshore Americas special report provides detailed and current information on wages for front-end developers, back-end developers, UX/UI designers, system administrators and project managers in five markets: Mexico City, Guadalajara, Monterrey, Guatemala City and San Jose, Costa Rica. Nearshore Americas' research team breaks down wage trends, examines overall expenses involved in hiring and retaining IT talent, and forecasts wage growth through 2016.
The resignation of Guatemala's president following allegations of corruption and the issuing of a warrant for his arrest has plunged the Central American country into the international spotlight for all the wrong reasons. Guatemala's business community, however, is optimistic about the potential for BPO/ ITO growth.