Hire Toby Inkster

Freelance Data Munger

What does he do?

  • Extract, reprocess, cleanse and reformat big data.
  • Make websites and databases talk to each other.
  • Integrate data from multiple sources.
  • Develop web APIs for data access and manipulation.
  • Advise how to make your data available as Open Linked Data.
  • Any general programming tasks, including ETL and web development.

What skills does he possess?

  • Development in Perl, PHP, Javascript and other programming languages.
  • Understanding of RDF, SPARQL, OWL, SKOS and other semantic web technologies.
  • Expert knowledge of SQL (including Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL and MySQL).
  • Experience processing XML, JSON, CSV and other formats like that.
  • Linux server admin experience; suppressed memories of Microsoft Windows too.
  • Good all round experience in HTTP, HTML, CSS, and other web technologies.

Why hire him?

  • He has a degree in this kind of stuff.
  • Nine years of experience munging big databases.
  • Invited expert on several W3C groups.
  • He is available.
  • He writes things about himself in the third person… lots apparently.

Available for small to medium projects.