Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 6 months to 22 November 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 178 183
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 -30
Contract jobs citing Data Cleansing 15 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.30% 0.069% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.083% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Scotland median daily rate £375 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £329 £425 £247
90th Percentile £388 £475 £463
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £15.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% +29.03% -5.73%

Data Cleansing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4249 3633 5027
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.19% 83.56% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2422 2128 2624
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.91% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 87 102
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Data Cleansing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Data Cleansing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Data Cleansing in Scotland

Data Cleansing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Cleansing in Scotland

Data Cleansing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Cleansing in Scotland

Data Cleansing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Edinburgh - 9 £340 - 1
Glasgow -9 6 £375 -16.67% 1
Data Cleansing
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Data Cleansing.

1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (40.00%) Data Quality
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) Snowflake Schema
3 5 (33.33%) Star Schema
3 5 (33.33%) Python
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 5 (33.33%) ETL
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 5 (33.33%) Statistics
3 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 5 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 5 (33.33%) Big Data
3 5 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
3 5 (33.33%) Analytics
3 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
3 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 5 (33.33%) Physics
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 5 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (33.33%) R
3 5 (33.33%) Splunk
3 5 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
4 4 (26.67%) Migration

Data Cleansing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.67%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Big Data
1 5 (33.33%) Snowflake Schema
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (33.33%) Star Schema
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) Power BI
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Data Scientist
2 5 (33.33%) ETL Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) SSAS Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Cognos Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) ERP Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) TM1 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (33.33%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Analytics
1 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 5 (33.33%) ETL
1 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 5 (33.33%) Machine Learning
1 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (33.33%) Physics
1 5 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
1 5 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
1 5 (33.33%) Statistics
1 5 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Python
1 5 (33.33%) R
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
1 5 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Splunk
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Cognos