The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Data Cleansing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Cleansing over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Data Cleansing (Data Cleaning, Data Scrubbing)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 92 83
Rank change year-on-year +22 -9  
Contract jobs citing Data Cleansing 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.11% 0.066% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.080% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -17.64% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.31 £13.50 £33.67
% change year-on-year -8.79% -59.89%  

Data Cleansing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 769 1257 1193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.69% 82.75% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 706 678
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 14
Median hourly rate £15.18 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.07% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.12 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Data Cleansing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Cleansing in Edinburgh

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Cleansing in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Cleansing in Edinburgh

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Cleansing in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Cleansing in Edinburgh

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Top 3 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Cleansing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Data Cleansing.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Fund Data Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality