Freelance Data Analysis jobs for world-class engineers

At Toptal, you’ll work on freelance Data Analysis jobs and projects with top clients who understand the value of elite engineering talent. As a former Data Scientist or Machine Learning Engineer, you gain the opportunity to design your own schedule, get real-time help from a global community of experts, and enjoy top professional development opportunities.

Why should you use Toptal to build your career?

At Toptal, you’ll always have plenty of opportunities available to grow personally and professionally. From working with cutting-edge technologies to getting real-time feedback from a global community of top developers, there are always options for creating value for yourself here.

Grow your career by working with top companies

Grow your career by working with top companies

At Toptal, you’ll choose from projects with industry leaders like Airbnb and NetApp and learn cutting-edge technologies and skills.

Never worry about payments

Never worry about payments

At Toptal, you set your own rate, always get paid on time, and never have to worry about negotiating with clients or competing with cheap, inexperienced developers.

Design your own lifestyle

Design your own lifestyle

No offices, no useless meetings, and no mandatory hours. You choose your own availability and enjoy the freedom to work from wherever you want.

Learn from peers and take advanced technical courses

Learn from peers and take advanced technical courses

Have a bug? Ping the Toptal Slack Community for real-time, on-demand support from a global network of top engineers. Want to learn a new skill? The Toptal Academy is designed to help you rapidly gain professional expertise in a new technology.

Get featured on the Toptal Engineering Blog

Get featured on the Toptal Engineering Blog

With hundreds of thousands of subscribers, hundreds of advanced technical studies, and frequent syndication requests from top industry publications, publishing on the Toptal Engineering Blog is a unique chance to show off your top work to the best in the industry.

Speak at conferences and attend events

Speak at conferences and attend events

Not only will you be able to attend Toptal Community events in cities all around the world, but as part of the Toptal Speakers Network, we’ll also help you attend leading conferences, submit papers, and prepare and deliver keynote speeches.

Meet members of the Toptal Data Analysis community:

Christopher Karvetski

Charlotte, NC, United States

Dr. Karvetski has ten years of experience as a data and decision scientist. He has worked across academia and industry in a variety of t... Read More

Aljosa Bilic

Zürich, Switzerland

Aljosa is a data scientist and developer who has more than eight years of experience building statistical/predictive machine learning mo... Read More

Charles Bordet

Lyon, France

Charles is an experienced data scientist with a strong background in programming, machine learning, and statistics. He has helped a vari... Read More

Benjamin Wilson, Ph.D.

Berlin, Germany

Ben is a Ph.D. mathematician and computer scientist with exceptional practical skills and extensive experience with machine learning sys... Read More

Eva Bojorges Rodriguez

Texcoco, Mexico

Eva is a skilled back-end developer and machine learning engineer with experience in scalability issues, system administration, and more... Read More

Katia Hayati

Sunnyvale, CA, United States

Katia has worked for twelve years as an engineer, hands-on engineering manager, and consultant. She has worked at companies of all sizes... Read More

Renee Ahel

Zagreb, Croatia

Renee is a data scientist with over ten years of experience, and five years as a full-stack software engineer. For over ten years, he ha... Read More

Pedro Alves Nogueira

Porto, Portugal

Pedro is a senior researcher and prototype developer with a PhD in AI, human-computer interaction, and affective computing. His backgrou... Read More

Oliver Holloway

London, United Kingdom

Oliver is a versatile data scientist and software engineer combining several years of experience and a postgraduate mathematics degree f... Read More

Pavel Vydra

Prague, Czech Republic

Pavel has over a decade of experience in data science and product development, especially focusing on product, project, and process mana... Read More

Darin Erat Sleiter

Florianópolis - State of Santa Catarina, Brazil

Darin is a data scientist and engineer with a PhD in physics from Stanford. He's passionate about data and machine learning and has work... Read More

See 3 typical Data Analysis jobs you’ll have access to at Toptal:

Top clients, ranging from industry-leaders to rapidly growing start-ups, use Toptal to hire elite data analysts for their mission-critical jobs.

Lead Tableau Developer
Tableau

We are a multinational entertainment company redefining what a modern label should look like in today’s digital industry transformation. We would like to bring onboard a talented Tableau developer to lead a project and work independently to impact our business’ bottom line with data. The ideal hire will be skilled at merging data from different sources and building new reports and visualizations.

Business Intelligence Expert
Tableau

We are a mid-sized financial company helping employees reach their savings goals with a mobile service. We are looking to hire a Business Intelligence expert to configure a Tableau-like tool for us to allow us to accept multiple data feeds. The ideal expert will be instrumental to our strategic decision-making, helping us track and measure end-to-end usage rates for our mobile application.

Data Warehouse Architect
AWS, Big Data, Redshift, SQL

We are a worldwide events company sponsoring athletic competitions in 30 countries. We are looking for a database developer to architect a data warehouse to facilitate daily reports, weekly metrics, and yearly reconciliations. The ideal hire can obtain the necessary domain knowledge and build up our documentation.

Enjoy competitive, worry-free compensation.

At Toptal, you set your own rates and never have to spend time marketing yourself, billing clients, etc. Most Toptalers make substantially more through Toptal than they did at their previous jobs, and we’ll always pay you on time, even if clients have not yet paid us. Never worry about payments again.

Trusted by:
HP Enterprises worked with Toptal to add freelance developers to their team in Israel.
Airbnb trusted Toptal to help hire programmers to support their Berlin office.
Zendesk trusted Toptal contractors to develop their key software applications.
Thumbtack hires software engineers from Toptal for their mission-critical initiatives.
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NetApp hires software engineers from Toptal for their mission-critical initiatives.

Design your own lifestyle.

At Toptal, you can choose your own schedule and work from anywhere in the world that has Internet. Whether you want to spend more time at home with your family or start traveling and work from exotic beaches, the choice is completely up to you. No offices, no mandatory hours, just complete freedom to work in the way that suits you best.

Join tech conferences, advanced skill development sessions, and more.

Not only will you be able to attend Toptal Community events in cities all around the world, but if you join the Toptal Speakers Network, we'll also help you attend leading conferences, submit papers, and prepare and deliver keynote speeches.

Why do top Data Analysis experts join Toptal?

Nikola Tanković

Lecturer in Computer Science
Croatia

Nikola is a distributed applications architect, researcher, and software engineer. As a university lecturer and post-doctoral researcher with a PhD in computer science, he has a strong analytical approach to problem solving. His communication and coordination skills were developed throughout a six-year CTO and consultancy stint in various software engineering projects from diverse business domains.

Evolving software right is tough work, but doing it with Python makes it fun. It comes with batteries included so you can experiment and gain insights fast. With Python you feel like a superhero, and with Toptal you get to be one. Finally you'll get to choose the projects and technologies that make your heart vibrate. You'll enjoy your work with respected clients while having full confidence that Toptal will handle all the rest.

Luca Cipriani

Software Developer
Turin, Italy

Luca is a DevOps manager and engineer. He's also an Amazon AWS expert and system architect for high traffic and scalable web applications. He's a pro at getting the most out of REST API and Linux systems. Currently, Luca is working as a manager of a team of five developers at Arduino.

There are many reasons why I work with Toptal but the biggest one is that I am free to work with clients who are open to new technologies, want to embrace the cloud paradigm, and want to massively scale. Every DevOps expert should join Toptal because there are so many clients out there who need our help to grow, optimize, and scale their applications. Joining Toptal is a great opportunity to challenge your skills every day and learn from top clients.

By joining Toptal, you’ll have full flexibility over which projects you choose and when you want to work.

Aside from enjoying the benefits of our amazing community, you’ll have full flexibility to accept or reject projects as you prefer. Whether you prefer to work full-time at Toptal or you’d rather just take on occasional hourly jobs, the choice is yours.

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