Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Salesforce Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 750 780 811
Rank change year-on-year +30 +31 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Salesforce Architect 128 76 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.080% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.084% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 39 41
UK median daily rate £550 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £464 £458 £406
90th Percentile £675 £686 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £563 £550
% change year-on-year -2.22% +2.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £92.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £92.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 94,433 90,345 102,409
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.77% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,733 58,963 65,345
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,782 3,196 3,879
UK median hourly rate £18.44 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +12.12%

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 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Salesforce Architect in the UK

Salesforce Architect
Top 11 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 22 January 2018. 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 +57 128 £550 -4.35% 20
London -13 73 £550 -4.35% 11
UK excluding London +48 57 £550 -2.22% 9
South East +4 31 £550 - 5
East of England -18 8 £450 -34.07% 2
North of England +43 7 £600 -
Midlands +7 7 £500 -9.09% 1
North West +5 6 £600 -
West Midlands - 5 £500 - 1
South West +9 4 £530 -7.83% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £500 -

Salesforce Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 41 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (32.03%) Apex Code
3 37 (28.91%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 32 (25.00%) Marketing
5 30 (23.44%) Visualforce
6 21 (16.41%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 20 (15.63%) CRM
7 20 (15.63%) Finance
8 19 (14.84%) Scrum
8 19 (14.84%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 17 (13.28%) Migration
10 16 (12.50%) Mason
10 16 (12.50%) Force.com
10 16 (12.50%) Heroku
11 15 (11.72%) Data Modelling
12 14 (10.94%) SDLC
13 13 (10.16%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
13 13 (10.16%) User Experience
13 13 (10.16%) Java
13 13 (10.16%) Web Services
13 13 (10.16%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (9.38%) SOAP
15 11 (8.59%) QA
15 11 (8.59%) System Testing
16 10 (7.81%) BDD
16 10 (7.81%) REST
16 10 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
16 10 (7.81%) Kanban

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 1 (0.78%) Confluence
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.13%) Social Studio
3 3 (2.34%) WebTrends
4 2 (1.56%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (1.56%) Magento
5 1 (0.78%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.78%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 37 (28.91%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 19 (14.84%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 16 (12.50%) Force.com
3 16 (12.50%) Heroku
4 10 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (4.69%) CloudSense
6 3 (2.34%) Google Analytics
6 3 (2.34%) Veeva
7 2 (1.56%) SaaS
8 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.13%) HTTP
1 4 (3.13%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.78%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.78%) MySQL
2 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.13%) JIRA
2 3 (2.34%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.78%) Ant
3 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (25.00%) Marketing
2 20 (15.63%) Finance
3 10 (7.81%) Billing
4 4 (3.13%) Retail
5 3 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.56%) Advertising
6 2 (1.56%) Automotive
6 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.78%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.44%) Visualforce
2 16 (12.50%) Mason
3 13 (10.16%) Web Services
4 12 (9.38%) SOAP
5 10 (7.81%) REST
6 8 (6.25%) HTML
7 6 (4.69%) CSS
7 6 (4.69%) XML
8 5 (3.91%) Middleware
9 4 (3.13%) .NET
9 4 (3.13%) jQuery
9 4 (3.13%) WSDL
10 3 (2.34%) JSON
11 2 (1.56%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.56%) COM
11 2 (1.56%) Ext JS
11 2 (1.56%) Velocity
12 1 (0.78%) Ajax
12 1 (0.78%) RESTful
12 1 (0.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.16%) User Experience
2 5 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.13%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.34%) Life Science
4 3 (2.34%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.78%) Fintech
6 1 (0.78%) IVR
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (15.63%) CRM
3 19 (14.84%) Scrum
4 17 (13.28%) Migration
5 15 (11.72%) Data Modelling
6 14 (10.94%) SDLC
7 13 (10.16%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 13 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (10.16%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (8.59%) System Testing
9 10 (7.81%) BDD
9 10 (7.81%) Kanban
10 9 (7.03%) SOA
11 8 (6.25%) Data Management
12 7 (5.47%) Data Migration
12 7 (5.47%) Mentoring
13 6 (4.69%) Quote-to-Cash
13 6 (4.69%) Translating Business Requirements
13 6 (4.69%) Unit Testing
13 6 (4.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 41 (32.03%) Apex Code
2 13 (10.16%) Java
3 9 (7.03%) SQL
4 7 (5.47%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.47%) SOQL
5 6 (4.69%) C++
5 6 (4.69%) SOSL
6 3 (2.34%) C#
6 3 (2.34%) Ruby
7 2 (1.56%) Python
8 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.34%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.59%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) CloudForms
Vendors
1 128 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 21 (16.41%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 8 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.91%) Oracle
4 5 (3.91%) Pardot
5 4 (3.13%) Marketo
6 3 (2.34%) Adobe
6 3 (2.34%) Conga
6 3 (2.34%) Google
6 3 (2.34%) IBM
6 3 (2.34%) Zuora
7 2 (1.56%) hybris
7 2 (1.56%) Jitterbit
7 2 (1.56%) SAP
8 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.78%) DocuSign
8 1 (0.78%) Informatica
8 1 (0.78%) Sage
8 1 (0.78%) Siebel