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Hire Oracle SQL Developers

Updated on:
16 Jan, 2024

Hire Oracle SQL Developers

Oracle Structured Query Language, commonly known as Oracle SQL, is a language through which users can access an Oracle database. Oracle databases can be accessed through other languages, but any command execution needs to use SQL. Oracle SQL is used for accessing, maintaining, and defining data. It is a set of statements for the Oracle database. The architecture of this language is extremely easy and elegant. Oracle SQL can be used in association with Java, .NET, Node.js, APEX, Hadoop, Python, and PHP. Oracle has released a tool titled 'Oracle SQL Developer.' This tool guides Oracle SQL developers to manage their Oracle database. SQL does not operate on individual data units. It only processes groups or sets of data. Oracle SQL provides excellent, automatic navigation to the data. It uses complex statements. All the individual statements of Oracle SQL are powerful in themselves.

Learn more about Oracle SQL

Oracle SQL is an industry-accepted standard language. It satisfies the standards of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Oracle SQL has standard statements for data querying, updating, deleting, or inserting rows in a table, creating, replacing, altering, and dropping objects, controlling access to the database and its objects, and guaranteeing database consistency and integrity. Almost all types of databases support Oracle SQL.


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Important features of Oracle SQL

Object Browser

You can browse the following types of objects with this feature –

  • Tables
  • Views
  • Editioning Views
  • Indexes
  • Packages
  • Procedures
  • Functions
  • Queues
  • Queue Tables
  • Triggers
  • Crossedition Triggers
  • Types
  • Sequences
  • Materialized Views
  • Materialized View Logs
  • Synonyms
  • Public Synonyms
  • Database Links
  • Public Database Links
  • Tables
  • Directories
  • Editions
  • Application Express
  • Java
  • XML Schemas
  • XML DB Repository
  • Analytic Workspaces
  • Recycle Bin

SQL Worksheet

SQL Worksheet offers the following functions –

  • SQL statement and script execution recall
  • SQL formatting
  • Explain Plan
  • Autotrace
  • SQL Tuning Advisor - Requires Tuning Pack License
  • Code Intellisense - Type Ahead - Completion
  • Visual Query Builder
  • Integrated File History and Change Logging

Data Grids

Following modifications can be done to data grids –

  • Single Record View
  • Export to popular formats
  • Advanced data type viewers for BLOBs, XML, Dates, etc.
  • Filtering and multi-column sorting
  • Custom display for NULL values
  • Search and highlight

Procedure Editor

The procedure editor of Oracle SQL can perform the following functions –

  • Compile
  • Compile with Debug
  • Error message feedback and linking to the offending source
  • Execute
  • Automatic Capture of Execution Output including Ref Cursors
  • Debug
  • Remote Debug
  • Hierarchical Profiling
  • Documentation via DB Doc
  • Code Templates

DBA Console

Through a DMA Console, Oracle SQL developers can access the following privileges –

  • Init Parameters
  • Automatic Undo Management
  • Restore Points
  • Database Feature Usage Reports
  • Wizards for Creating Data Pump Export and Imports
  • Manage existing Export and Import Jobs
  • Backup Jobs
  • Backup Sets
  • Image Copies
  • RMAN Settings
  • Scheduled RMAN Jobs
  • RMAN Backup/Restore Wizard
  • Consumer Groups and Mappings
  • Plans
  • Settings
  • Statistics
  • Audit Settings
  • Profiles
  • Users
  • Roles
  • Archive Logs
  • Control Files
  • Datafiles
  • Redo Log Groups
  • Rollback Segments
  • Tablespaces
  • Temporary Tablespace Groups

Database Utilities

Following database, utilities can be accessed from the tools menu –

  • Database Copy
  • Database Diff
  • Database Export
  • Database Import
  • Monitor Sessions
  • Monitor SQL

Roles and responsibilities of an Oracle SQL developer

  • To design and create databases
  • To ensure stability, performance, and reliability of databases
  • To implement database systems
  • To meet user requirements
  • To improve the performance of applications
  • To keep documentation of database applications
  • To develop database schemas, dictionaries, and tables
  • To create high quality databases
  • To troubleshoot and fix issues with database performance
  • To create scripts, triggers, functions, and stored procedures
  • To regularly backup the databases
  • To test the integrity of databases
  • To provide authorizations and authentication for databases
  • To follow and develop best practices
  • To coordinate with other teams
  • To provide support and assistance
  • To develop SQL packages to provide support to applications
  • To maintain database objects
  • To research data processing functions

Skills of an Oracle SQL developer

  • To convert client requirements into SQL queries
  • To use different strategies for database development
  • To retrieve, check, manipulate and migrate complex data sets in Oracle
  • To tune performances of applications
  • To have excellent presentation skills
  • To customize applications using SQL
  • To assist in developing and implementing new technologies
  • To create and manage tables, indexes, DB links, and privileges
  • To perform data modeling
  • To create Informatica mappings
  • To migrate legacy Java code for computing satellite pointing angles into SQL.
  • To develop UNIX scripts for the secure transmission of data from one server to another.

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Skuad can help you hire certified and experienced Oracle SQL Developers from all over the world based on your hiring requirements, be it freelance, full-time, or contract.

Salary structure Roles of an Oracle SQL developer

The salary structure for a full-time Oracle SQL developer is based on your experience. Beginners and entry-level positions have an annual average salary of around US $3,896.57 (₹ 289,520) in India. But if you are working for a few years in this field and have enough experience, you can get packages of US $10,082.77 (₹ 749,162) on average per annum.

Top companies in India offer a maximum salary package of US $13,458.73 (₹ 1,000,000) per annum. These numbers are presented based on statistical analysis conducted by job opportunities providing websites indeed.com. Some countries pay more to their Oracle SQL developers than others. If you compare the salary structure of an Oracle SQL developer in India with one in the United Kingdom, you will find a large difference.

In the United Kingdom, the average annual salary for an Oracle SQL developer is US $62,483.04 (£ 45,000). Alternatively, they are paid an hourly rate of US $32.05 (£ 23.08). The salary of a United Kingdom-based Oracle SQL developer lies in the range of US $48,597.92 (£ 35,000) to US $83,310.72 (£ 60,000) based on their level of experience in the field.

Freelancing and Contractual basis work

Most companies in the world require developers at some point in their company's existence. Not all of these companies are willing to or capable of hiring a full-time Oracle SQL developer. Such companies tend to opt for contractual working Oracle SQL developers or freelance Oracle SQL developers. Getting a freelance gig or contractual work depends on your skills. If you have proper training, good industry experience, hands-on project experience, and if you are strongly capable of handling a real-time project, then getting a freelance gig or contractual work will be a piece of cake for you.

Oracle SQL Certification

To be a successful Oracle SQL developer, you need to have proper training and certification. Most companies hire only certified Oracle SQL developers. Certification increases your credential and gives you a wide market area. A certified Oracle SQL developer is also paid more than a non-certified Oracle SQL developer. Several institutions offer offline as well as online Oracle SQL certification courses. One such institute offers training videos, scripts, and tutorials for Oracle SQL developers through its website livesql.oracle.com. It uses the Oracle Database 19c for the training of the developers. Currently, Introduction to SQL, SQL Macros - Creating parameterized views, How to Find Gaps in Dates with SQL Pattern Matching, Simple Explain Plan, 19C LISTAGG DISTINCT, How to Make Reusable SQL Pattern Matching Clauses with SQL Macros are the six certification materials available on their website.

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