The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 June 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)
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 147 141
Rank change year-on-year +21 -6  
Contract jobs citing Data Cleansing 9 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.31% 0.21% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.26% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 7
Median daily rate £413 £263 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.14% -19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £154 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £508 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +1.87% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year +18.03% -53.78%  

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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2350 3136 2943
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.03% 82.31% 78.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1388 1972 1711
Median daily rate £410 £415 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +9.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 77 129
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.75% -11.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £57.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Data Cleansing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Data Cleansing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Cleansing in the North West

Data Cleansing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Cleansing in the North West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Cleansing in the North West

Data Cleansing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Cleansing in the North West

Data Cleansing
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Cleansing within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +13 6 £400 +48.83% 1
Cheshire - 3 £425 - 2
Data Cleansing
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Data Cleansing.

1 19 (73.08%) Finance
2 15 (57.69%) SQL
3 14 (53.85%) Oracle
4 12 (46.15%) ETL
4 12 (46.15%) Data Transformation
5 11 (42.31%) Python
6 9 (34.62%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (30.77%) ERP
7 8 (30.77%) SAP
8 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (23.08%) Waterfall
9 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (23.08%) MS Access
9 6 (23.08%) SAP FI
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Excel
10 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
11 4 (15.38%) Validation
12 3 (11.54%) Migration
12 3 (11.54%) VBA
12 3 (11.54%) Logistics
12 3 (11.54%) SAP CO
12 3 (11.54%) SAP FI/CO
12 3 (11.54%) Data Validation
12 3 (11.54%) Data Conversion
12 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
12 3 (11.54%) IDoc
13 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services

Data Cleansing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) SAP FI
2 3 (11.54%) SAP CO
2 3 (11.54%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (23.08%) MS Access
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) Base SAS
4 1 (3.85%) Big Data
4 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.85%) OLAP
4 1 (3.85%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.85%) Power BI
4 1 (3.85%) QlikView
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Toad
General
1 19 (73.08%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) ETL Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Python Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Data Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Oracle ETL Developer
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Access Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (11.54%) SAP Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Database Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Master Data Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) QlikView Developer
7 1 (3.85%) SAS Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Data Transformation
1 12 (46.15%) ETL
2 9 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (30.77%) ERP
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Validation
7 3 (11.54%) Data Conversion
7 3 (11.54%) Data Validation
7 3 (11.54%) Logistics
7 3 (11.54%) Migration
8 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
9 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (3.85%) Statistics
9 1 (3.85%) Time Management
9 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) Python
3 3 (11.54%) VBA
4 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) HND
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.85%) GMP
2 1 (3.85%) IFRS
2 1 (3.85%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle
2 8 (30.77%) SAP
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Workday