Market Briefing: IT Wages in Mexico, Costa Rica and Guatemala

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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.

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The Nearshore Americas wage study provides detailed 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. The report examines wages for junior, mid, and senior-level professionals, and places wage data within the context of labor demand in the software development market. Additionally, this report calculates overall expenses involved in hiring and retaining IT talent in the analyzed markets, and forecasts wage growth through 2016.

Report highlights:

  • In Mexico City, Monterrey, Costa Rica and Guadalajara wages for front-end developers vary by 5.4% across markets.
  • Wages in Guatemala are consistently below levels found in other markets, though software firms often struggle to find talent to fill select positions.
  • Vacancies for junior-level front end developers can be consistently filled within 4 weeks across several markets; on average, openings for UX/UI designers can only be filled in 4 weeks or less in Mexico City.
  • Bonuses and additional payments drive up the cost of employing developers by 30%-55%, depending on the market.
  • BONUS: Purchase the report, and obtain – at no additional cost – an archived version of the webcast recording “Market  Briefing: IT Wages of Northern Latin America” webcast, recorded December 8th featuring the Nearshore Americas’ research team.

INTRODUCTION

  • Workforce Background …. 3
  • Front-end and Back-end Developers …. 4-5
  • UX/UI Designer …. 6
  • System Administrator …. 7
  • Project Manager …. 8
  • Overall Costs …. 9
  • Recruiting Talent …. 10-11
  • Wage Stability …. 12
  • Conclusions …. 13-14

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 webinar provides detailed 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. The Nearshore Americas research team breaks down wage trend, examines overall expenses involved in hiring and retaining IT talent, and forecasts wage growth through 2016.

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