The median contractor rate for a Salesforce Architect was £613 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Salesforce.com Architect
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 159 190
Rank change year-on-year +3 +31  
Contract jobs requiring a Salesforce Architect 6 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.19% 0.086% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.091% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Median daily rate £613 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.08% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £535
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £550
% change year-on-year -20.00% -9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3048 3293 5190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.34% 94.87% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2315 2667 3913
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% +4.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 75
Median hourly rate £17.39 £20.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.07% +11.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £43.57 £34.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Salesforce Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Salesforce Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Salesforce Architect in the City of London

Salesforce Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Salesforce Architect in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Salesforce Architect in the City of London

Salesforce Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, Salesforce Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Salesforce Architect in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 7 (100.00%) Apex Code
1 7 (100.00%) Visualforce
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) CRM
3 5 (71.43%) Middleware
3 5 (71.43%) SOQL
3 5 (71.43%) SOSL
4 4 (57.14%) XML Parsing
4 4 (57.14%) API Development
4 4 (57.14%) DevOps
4 4 (57.14%) XML Schema
4 4 (57.14%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) XSLT
5 3 (42.86%) UML
5 3 (42.86%) CSS
5 3 (42.86%) SOAP
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) MOM
5 3 (42.86%) EAI
5 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
5 3 (42.86%) SOA
5 3 (42.86%) Open Source
5 3 (42.86%) Confluence
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (42.86%) QlikView

Salesforce Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Confluence
2 2 (28.57%) Mule
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
2 1 (14.29%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
1 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
1 3 (42.86%) QlikView
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (28.57%) Bitbucket
2 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Visualforce
2 5 (71.43%) Middleware
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) XML Schema
3 4 (57.14%) XSLT
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) GWT
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
5 2 (28.57%) JSON
5 2 (28.57%) Struts
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5
6 1 (14.29%) J2EE
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) CRM
2 4 (57.14%) API Development
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) XML Parsing
3 3 (42.86%) Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Data Mapping
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) EAI
3 3 (42.86%) ERD
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Service Design
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) SOQL
3 5 (71.43%) SOSL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Tableau
3 2 (28.57%) Informatica
3 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
4 1 (14.29%) IBM