Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Salesforce Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 July 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
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 773 803 838
Rank change year-on-year +30 +35 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Salesforce Architect 71 99 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.090% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.095% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 70 37
UK median daily rate £600 £528 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.74% +0.48% +5.00%
10th Percentile £400 £424 £400
90th Percentile £651 £689 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £503 £550
% change year-on-year -7.96% -8.64% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £62.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90298 104385 106998
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.01% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58587 67947 66244
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £233
90th Percentile £620 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2889 3090 4140
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.91 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.60 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -6.47% +11.76% +1.49%

Salesforce Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Salesforce Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Salesforce Architect in the UK

Salesforce Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Salesforce Architect in the UK

Salesforce Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Salesforce Architect over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Salesforce Architect in the UK

Salesforce Architect
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Salesforce Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 71 £600 +13.21% 7
London +12 48 £600 +9.09% 5
UK excluding London +53 21 £463 -7.96% 2
South East +49 10 £500 +15.94% 1
North of England +64 6 £400 -23.81% 1
North West +42 6 £400 -23.81% 1
Midlands +38 5 £600 +20.00%
West Midlands +33 2 £600 +20.00%

Salesforce Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 featuring Salesforce Architect in the job title.

1 71 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 31 (43.66%) Apex Code
3 28 (39.44%) Visualforce
3 28 (39.44%) CRM
4 24 (33.80%) Marketing
5 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (28.17%) XML
6 20 (28.17%) Java
7 18 (25.35%) Force.com
8 17 (23.94%) Migration
9 16 (22.54%) Finance
9 16 (22.54%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 15 (21.13%) Data Modelling
10 15 (21.13%) Banking
11 13 (18.31%) DevOps
11 13 (18.31%) SOAP
11 13 (18.31%) JIRA
11 13 (18.31%) Data Migration
12 12 (16.90%) HTML
12 12 (16.90%) XSLT
12 12 (16.90%) XML Schema
12 12 (16.90%) XML Parsing
13 11 (15.49%) AngularJS
13 11 (15.49%) Confluence
13 11 (15.49%) ETL
13 11 (15.49%) GWT
14 10 (14.08%) SQL
14 10 (14.08%) SDLC
15 9 (12.68%) HTML5
15 9 (12.68%) Waterfall

Salesforce Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 11 (15.49%) Confluence
2 6 (8.45%) Mule
2 6 (8.45%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.63%) Apache
3 4 (5.63%) JBoss
3 4 (5.63%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) NetSuite
2 5 (7.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (2.82%) Eloqua
5 1 (1.41%) Fredhopper
5 1 (1.41%) Radian6
5 1 (1.41%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.35%) Force.com
2 16 (22.54%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 7 (9.86%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 5 (7.04%) CloudSense
5 4 (5.63%) GitHub
6 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.41%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) CTI
2 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) Big Data
2 6 (8.45%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.45%) QlikView
3 1 (1.41%) DBAmp
3 1 (1.41%) Endeca
3 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (18.31%) JIRA
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (7.04%) Bitbucket
3 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.63%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.63%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (33.80%) Marketing
2 16 (22.54%) Finance
3 15 (21.13%) Banking
4 4 (5.63%) Billing
5 3 (4.23%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.82%) Retail
7 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (39.44%) Visualforce
2 20 (28.17%) XML
3 13 (18.31%) SOAP
4 12 (16.90%) HTML
4 12 (16.90%) XML Schema
4 12 (16.90%) XSLT
5 11 (15.49%) AngularJS
5 11 (15.49%) GWT
6 9 (12.68%) HTML5
7 7 (9.86%) Middleware
7 7 (9.86%) REST
8 6 (8.45%) CSS
9 5 (7.04%) jQuery
9 5 (7.04%) JSON
10 4 (5.63%) Apache Camel
10 4 (5.63%) J2EE
10 4 (5.63%) Mason
10 4 (5.63%) Struts
10 4 (5.63%) Web Services
11 2 (2.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.23%) User Experience
4 2 (2.82%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.41%) IVR
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) CRM
2 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (23.94%) Migration
4 15 (21.13%) Data Modelling
5 13 (18.31%) Data Migration
5 13 (18.31%) DevOps
6 12 (16.90%) XML Parsing
7 11 (15.49%) ETL
8 10 (14.08%) SDLC
9 9 (12.68%) Scrum
9 9 (12.68%) Waterfall
10 8 (11.27%) Data Management
10 8 (11.27%) UML
11 7 (9.86%) Analytics
11 7 (9.86%) Software Engineering
12 6 (8.45%) Data Mapping
12 6 (8.45%) Open Source
12 6 (8.45%) SOA
12 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.66%) Apex Code
2 20 (28.17%) Java
3 10 (14.08%) SQL
4 9 (12.68%) SOQL
5 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.86%) SOSL
6 3 (4.23%) C++
7 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.23%) PMP
3 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.41%) PMO
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) MOM
Vendors
1 71 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (12.68%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 6 (8.45%) Oracle
3 6 (8.45%) Tableau
4 5 (7.04%) IBM
4 5 (7.04%) Informatica
5 4 (5.63%) Pardot
5 4 (5.63%) TIBCO
6 3 (4.23%) JD Edwards
6 3 (4.23%) Jitterbit
6 3 (4.23%) Pega
6 3 (4.23%) Sage
6 3 (4.23%) Zuora
7 2 (2.82%) Anaplan
7 2 (2.82%) Demandware
7 2 (2.82%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.82%) Siebel
8 1 (1.41%) Apttus
8 1 (1.41%) Conga
8 1 (1.41%) hybris