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R (Coding): Entry-Level Algorithms test
Type: Programming skills
Time: 15 min
Languages: English, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish, Swedish
Level: Entry level

Summary of the R (Coding): Entry-Level Algorithms test

Our Entry-Level R Coding Test is designed to help hiring managers and recruiters assess candidates’ basic programming skills in R. This test focuses on evaluating a candidate’s ability to program a small algorithm using the R programming language. By providing a short and straightforward coding task, this online assessment allows you to identify developers who possess the essential R skills required for data analysis, data science, and machine learning roles.

Whether you are hiring data analysts, data scientists, machine learning experts, or professionals in related fields, our Entry-Level R Coding Test is a valuable tool for screening candidates effectively. Make informed hiring decisions with our tailored assessment that targets your organization’s specific needs.

Covered skills

  • Coding Question

Use the R (Coding): Entry-Level Algorithms test to hire

Data analysts, data scientists, machine learning experts, statisticians, economists, bioinformaticians, and any other roles requiring entry-level knowledge of R.

This R coding test forms part of our Coding: Entry-Level Algorithms test

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About the R (Coding): Entry-Level Algorithms test

R is a popular open-source programming language widely used for statistical analysis, data visualization, and machine learning. R is highly sought after in industries like finance, healthcare, and e-commerce.

Strong foundational knowledge of programming in R is essential for junior programmers. Those candidates are able to hit the ground running and set themselves up for further professional growth.

This R test gives candidates 10 minutes of time to complete a straightforward coding task involving entry-level algorithms in R. The code is evaluated against a set of test cases, some of which are available to the candidate to determine if they are on the right track.

This is a great initial screening test that allows you to effectively screen candidates based on essential R programming skills.

We recommend combining coding tests with at least one of our cognitive ability tests evaluating numerical or analytical skills.

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The test is made by a subject-matter expert

Gary R

Gary has been working in the data science field for more than three years and is proficient in the fields of machine learning and data analysis. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and a Master’s degree in Computer Science. The combination of those two fields helps Gary to achieve even greater results.

He is fond of computer science and loves to work on projects related to Artificial Intelligence which is, in his opinion, the future of our world.

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