In recent years, technological development has led to the demand for professionals in these areas, especially programming. The COVID-19 pandemic changed work dynamics, prioritizing teleworking with those tasks that can be carried out telematically.
A study carried out on LinkedIn identified that there was an increase in the demand for professionals in the technology, education, software and programming sectors, among others. Data on labor demand in Spain were analyzed and it was found that the first place was occupied by the search for systems engineers. According to the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), in 2025, Latin America will require 1.2 million software developers.
There are different programming languages that can be learned.
The multinational Adecco indicated that in 2021 hybrid work will be positioned, that is, the combination of remote and office work as well as addressing aspects of inclusion, adaptation to change and leadership, characteristics that the world of work will have this year.
Regarding programming, in 2019, the consulting firm IDC registered a deficit of 55% of programmers in Latin America and 9,201 experts in Ecuador. The University of the Americas (UDLA) and Coding Dojo promote a 16-week bootcamp for those who do not have previous training as well as Full Stack Python programmers.
Coding Dojo is a school in the United States dedicated to teaching programming that established an alliance with the UDLA to provide the methodology. The program being promoted will start on April 26 and will run until August 12, in classes twice a week from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., as well as weekly tutorials.