Data Scraper

20 Best Data Scraper

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Ahmad Sameer

Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Certified Web, App, Software Designer & Developer.

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Rainard Distor

Roxas City, Capiz, Philippines

Turning words into gold ✨

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Karin Bauer

Lenoir, NC, USA

Experienced Virtual Assistant and Writer

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Taiwo Adebisi


Django & ReactJS Fullstack Developer

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Evan Maina

Nairobi County, Kenya

Marketing and E-commerce website specialist

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Fahad Khalid

Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

🔍 Data Extraction Expert

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Daniel Ndambuki

Raleigh, NC, USA

Reliable & Affordable Fullstack Developer

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Danyal Ahmed

Miami, FL, USA

Pro Web Developer | Designer | Video Editor

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Hiren Thakore

Toronto, ON, Canada

Expert Shopify Developer 💻

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Christopher usen


Data scientist|Web scraping|Bot dev & Automation

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Mahen Mughal


Data Science & Automation Expert

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Anthony Remichris


Data Analyst - Expert in Data Scraping

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Bilel Guembri

Hammamet, Tunisia

Data Extraction Specialist

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Md Al Amin

Narsingdi, Bangladesh

Apollo Scraping, Data Scraping, Lead Generation

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Vishal Arora

Amritsar, Punjab, India

24/7 Backend & Web Dev. Support 💻

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Sourav Das

Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Data Analyst: Excel Expert Crafting Solutions

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Youssef Wadie


Backend developer | Spring | Akka | Java, SQL

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Bradley Mck

Ashburton, New Zealand

Hey there, feel free to ask anything!

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Hassan Tahir

Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan

Expert Data Scientist: NLP, Modeling, Web Scraping

Common projects for Data Scrapers

Extracting product information from e-commerce sites for market research.

Scraping social media data for sentiment analysis.

Collecting data from various websites for data aggregation services.

Extracting data from online directories to build contact lists.

Scraping SEO keywords from competitor websites for SEO strategy development.

Extracting data from public databases for research purposes.

Tips for working with and hiring Data Scrapers

Define your data needs

Data Scrapers work best when they have a clear understanding of the data you need. Be specific about the data sources, the type of data, and the format in which you need the data delivered.

Check their technical skills

Ensure the Data Scraper is proficient in necessary tools and languages such as Python, SQL, and web scraping tools like Scrapy, Beautiful Soup, or Selenium.

Understand their methodology

Ask potential Data Scrapers about their data extraction methodology to ensure they adhere to ethical practices and respect data privacy regulations.

Communicate regularly

Maintain regular communication with the Data Scraper through Contra to keep track of progress, provide feedback, and address any issues that might arise.

How to hire Data Scrapers

Define your needs

Before starting the hiring process, have a clear understanding of the data you need, the data sources, and the format you want the data in. This information will help you find a Data Scraper who can meet your needs.

Post a detailed job

Posting a detailed job on Contra will attract the right freelancers. Include information about your data needs, the data sources, the required format, and the project timeline.

Review applications

Review the applications you receive and shortlist freelancers based on their skills, experience, and fit for your project. Look at their past projects and reviews on their profile.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with shortlisted freelancers. Ask questions about their experience, their data scraping methodology, and how they handle changes in website structure during a project.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right freelancer, make an offer through Contra. This will include the project details, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Data Scrapers

1. Can you describe a project where you had to scrape a large amount of data, and how you ensured the accuracy of the data?

2. What tools and languages do you use for data scraping and why?

3. How do you handle situations where the website structure changes during the course of a data scraping project?

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Frequently asked

A freelance Data Scraper extracts and collects data from various online sources as per the client's requirements. They utilize various tools and programming languages to automate this process and deliver the data in a structured format for further analysis.

A freelance Data Scraper extracts and collects data from various online sources as per the client's requirements. They utilize various tools and programming languages to automate this process and deliver the data in a structured format for further analysis.

Hiring a Data Scraper on Contra provides you with the flexibility to find and hire top data scraping talent on a project basis. All freelancers on Contra are vetted for quality and professionalism. Plus, Contra's commission-free policy ensures that your money goes directly to the freelancer.

Data Scrapers use a variety of tools and languages, including Python, SQL, Scrapy, Beautiful Soup, and Selenium, among others, to extract and manipulate data from web sources.

You can post a job with your project details and requirements on Contra. Data Scrapers who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of Data Scrapers and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Projects that require Data Scraper skills often involve extracting and collecting data from various web sources for purposes like market research, competitor analysis, contact list building, and data aggregation services among others.

The cost of hiring a Data Scraper on Contra can range from $30 to $100 per hour, depending on the complexity of the task and the Data Scraper's experience and skills.

Freelance Data Scrapers on Contra are paid commission-free. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. The funds for each milestone are held in escrow at the beginning of the project and are only released after you approve the deliverables for that milestone, or automatically within three days.

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