The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 30 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)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 412 440 425
Rank change year-on-year +28 -15  
Contract jobs citing Data Cleansing 191 205 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.38% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.46% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 142 144
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £550 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -17.64% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £12.31 £13.50 £33.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.79% -59.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.46 £10.70 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.16 £16.30 £101.70
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37817 44820 42796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.06% 82.80% 79.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25004 29451 26544
Median daily rate £450 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.99%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 954 1102 1235
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +33.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Data Cleansing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Data Cleansing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Cleansing in the UK

Data Cleansing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Cleansing over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Cleansing in the UK

Data Cleansing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Cleansing in the UK

Data Cleansing
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 March 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
England +40 181 £400 -5.88% 22
London +37 91 £413 +0.60% 15
North West +36 20 £317 -25.41% 1
South East -3 17 £385 -9.94% 6
West Midlands +15 16 £190 -62.00%
East of England +13 15 £500 +33.33%
City of London +11 12 £215 -54.13% 2
Manchester +19 11 £284 -33.17% 1
Berkshire +23 9 £385 -8.87% 2
South West +1 7 £270 -37.39%
Norfolk - 7 £550 -
Yorkshire +20 6 £440 +17.33%
Birmingham +9 6 £289 -40.76%
East Midlands -12 6 £230 -47.42%
West Yorkshire +16 5 £465 +24.00%
Cheshire +34 4 £425 -22.72%
South Wales +16 4 £190 -45.71% 4
Wales +8 4 £190 -45.71% 4
Leeds +6 4 £465 +24.00%
Northamptonshire -2 4 - -
Chippenham - 4 £350 -
Croydon - 4 - -
Wiltshire - 4 £350 -
Staffordshire +6 3 £190 -
Coventry +5 3 - -
Docklands, London -1 3 - -
Peterborough - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Cardiff +15 2 £190 -45.71% 4
Stoke-on-Trent +6 2 £190 -

For the 6 months to 30 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 with a requirement for Data Cleansing.

1 178 (46.11%) Migration
2 156 (40.41%) Data Migration
3 130 (33.68%) Finance
4 128 (33.16%) SQL
5 114 (29.53%) ETL
6 89 (23.06%) Data Quality
7 88 (22.80%) Oracle
8 84 (21.76%) SAP
9 78 (20.21%) Data Modelling
10 68 (17.62%) ERP
10 68 (17.62%) Business Intelligence
11 65 (16.84%) Data Analysis
12 55 (14.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 55 (14.25%) Analytical Skills
13 51 (13.21%) Microsoft
14 50 (12.95%) MS Excel
15 47 (12.18%) SQL Server
16 46 (11.92%) Data Warehouse
17 44 (11.40%) Data Transformation
18 42 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
19 40 (10.36%) Data Management
20 39 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
21 33 (8.55%) Data Mapping
22 32 (8.29%) Degree
23 31 (8.03%) Validation
24 29 (7.51%) Project Management
24 29 (7.51%) Data Structures
25 27 (6.99%) Security Cleared
25 27 (6.99%) Oracle EBS R12
26 26 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Data Cleansing
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 (2.85%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.33%) SAS
3 8 (2.07%) Smallworld
4 5 (1.30%) Confluence
4 5 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 1 (0.26%) Apache
7 1 (0.26%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (12.95%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (3.11%) MS Office
4 7 (1.81%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.30%) Stata
6 3 (0.78%) MS Project
7 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (6.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 23 (5.96%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (3.63%) Oracle ERP
3 14 (3.63%) SAP HR
4 13 (3.37%) Maximo
5 10 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (2.59%) SAP HCM
6 9 (2.33%) SAP FI
7 6 (1.55%) SAP ERP
8 5 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (1.04%) Oracle Payroll
9 4 (1.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (1.04%) SAP CO
9 4 (1.04%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.78%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (0.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.52%) Endur
11 2 (0.52%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (1.04%) Office 365
2 4 (1.04%) PaaS
2 4 (1.04%) SaaS
3 3 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.26%) Force.com
4 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.26%) Slack
4 1 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.04%) SNA
2 2 (0.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.26%) BGP
3 1 (0.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (14.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 47 (12.18%) SQL Server
3 46 (11.92%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (5.44%) Big Data
6 18 (4.66%) MS Access
7 16 (4.15%) QlikView
8 14 (3.63%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.85%) Hadoop
9 11 (2.85%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (2.59%) Power BI
10 10 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (2.07%) Data Mining
11 8 (2.07%) GIS
11 8 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
14 5 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (4.40%) LSMW
2 12 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (3.11%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.30%) JIRA
4 4 (1.04%) ERwin
4 4 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 130 (33.68%) Finance
2 21 (5.44%) Retail
3 19 (4.92%) Banking
4 14 (3.63%) Legal
5 8 (2.07%) Marketing
6 6 (1.55%) Billing
6 6 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.04%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.78%) Advertising
9 3 (0.78%) Local Government
10 2 (0.52%) Back Office
10 2 (0.52%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.52%) Law
10 2 (0.52%) Publishing
11 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 134 (34.72%) Analyst
2 101 (26.17%) Data Analyst
3 71 (18.39%) Developer
4 34 (8.81%) Consultant
5 26 (6.74%) Architect
6 25 (6.48%) Data Manager
7 20 (5.18%) Data Consultant
8 19 (4.92%) Business Analyst
8 19 (4.92%) SQL Developer
9 18 (4.66%) Business Data Analyst
9 18 (4.66%) Data Migration Consultant
9 18 (4.66%) Migration Consultant
10 17 (4.40%) Data Migration Analyst
10 17 (4.40%) Data Migration Lead
10 17 (4.40%) Migration Analyst
11 15 (3.89%) ETL Developer
12 14 (3.63%) Data Architect
12 14 (3.63%) Data Cleansing Analyst
12 14 (3.63%) Migration Manager
13 12 (3.11%) Migration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.40%) XML
2 16 (4.15%) BAPI
3 12 (3.11%) Oracle Fusion
4 11 (2.85%) .NET
5 6 (1.55%) D3.js
5 6 (1.55%) HTML
5 6 (1.55%) SAML
6 5 (1.30%) AngularJS
6 5 (1.30%) HTML5
7 4 (1.04%) ActiveX
7 4 (1.04%) GraphX
8 3 (0.78%) ADO
8 3 (0.78%) DAO
8 3 (0.78%) Kafka
9 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.52%) REST
9 2 (0.52%) SOAP
10 1 (0.26%) CSS
10 1 (0.26%) Web Services
10 1 (0.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.25%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.51%) Data Structures
3 23 (5.96%) Reference Data
4 22 (5.70%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.85%) NHS
6 10 (2.59%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.30%) User Experience
8 4 (1.04%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.78%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.78%) PMI
9 3 (0.78%) Replication
9 3 (0.78%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.52%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.52%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.52%) Tandem
11 1 (0.26%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.26%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.26%) Social Network
11 1 (0.26%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.85%) Windows
2 6 (1.55%) Unix
2 6 (1.55%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.04%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (46.11%) Migration
2 156 (40.41%) Data Migration
3 114 (29.53%) ETL
4 78 (20.21%) Data Modelling
5 68 (17.62%) Business Intelligence
5 68 (17.62%) ERP
6 65 (16.84%) Data Analysis
7 44 (11.40%) Data Transformation
8 42 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 40 (10.36%) Data Management
10 39 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (8.55%) Data Mapping
12 31 (8.03%) Validation
13 29 (7.51%) Project Management
14 24 (6.22%) CRM
15 22 (5.70%) Data Governance
16 21 (5.44%) Data Extraction
17 20 (5.18%) Analytics
18 19 (4.92%) Data Validation
19 18 (4.66%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 128 (33.16%) SQL
2 22 (5.70%) T-SQL
3 15 (3.89%) Python
4 14 (3.63%) VBA
5 7 (1.81%) C#
5 7 (1.81%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.55%) Scala
7 5 (1.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 5 (1.30%) PHP
7 5 (1.30%) R
8 4 (1.04%) C
8 4 (1.04%) Java
8 4 (1.04%) VB
9 3 (0.78%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.52%) ABAP
10 2 (0.52%) Magik
10 2 (0.52%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.52%) SAS Macro
10 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.26%) X++
Qualifications
1 32 (8.29%) Degree
2 27 (6.99%) Security Cleared
3 21 (5.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.04%) BC Cleared
4 4 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.78%) APMP
5 3 (0.78%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.78%) PMP
6 2 (0.52%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.26%) CCNP
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.26%) HND
7 1 (0.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (23.06%) Data Quality
2 21 (5.44%) QA
3 8 (2.07%) PMO
4 3 (0.78%) P3O
5 2 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.52%) GxP
6 1 (0.26%) FATCA
6 1 (0.26%) IFRS
6 1 (0.26%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.26%) Firmware
1 1 (0.26%) IAG
1 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 88 (22.80%) Oracle
2 84 (21.76%) SAP
3 51 (13.21%) Microsoft
4 14 (3.63%) IBM
5 13 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.81%) Informatica
6 7 (1.81%) Tableau
7 6 (1.55%) Cognos
8 5 (1.30%) Northgate
9 4 (1.04%) IFS
9 4 (1.04%) Remedy
9 4 (1.04%) Talend
10 3 (0.78%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (0.78%) Teradata
10 3 (0.78%) Workday
11 2 (0.52%) Ariba
11 2 (0.52%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.52%) Dell
11 2 (0.52%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.52%) Sage
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