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This page is about the skill Analytics Programming, which is one of more than 40 technical skills you can assess on Alooba. The Analytics Programming skill is mainly about how to use Python or R for typical tasks in data analysis & data science. The participant idate gets to choose between being quizzed in Python or R. Candidates will need to do things like: identify the right Python or R code to answer a business problem, identify errors in Python or R code, identify output of Python or R code, interpret business questions as Python or R code etc.

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What types of things are included in the Analytics Programming skill?

The Analytics Programming skill assesses knowledge of topics in Python like Collections, Conditional Operators, Data Types, Joins, Lists, Loops, Matrices, Pandas, RegEx & Subsets.

In R, topics include Charting, Data Types, Evaluation Strategy, Loops, Joins, String Manipulation and State Management.

Which types of roles require good Analytics Programming skills?

Analytics Programming (Python & R) is a commonly assessed skill for roles like Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Data Engineer, Product Analyst and Growth Analyst.

Why should we test someone’s Analytics Programming skills?

A critical part of running an ethical hiring process that’s fair and meritocratic is having objective measures of someone’s skills. Why does ethical hiring matter? Simple - it helps you hire the best person for the job.

Robert Half reported that the cost of a bad hire is on average 15-21% of the employee’s salary.

What was the most common reason for mis-hires? A lack of the right technical skills. This a true hiring own-goal, as it’s so easily preventable through a valid, thorough skills assessment.

So, if your role requires a candidate to know Analytics Programming well, you can validate that with Alooba Assess.

Can I test my current team’s Analytics Programming skills too?

Yes you sure can. You can assess their skills using Alooba Growth.

Which tests can I find the Analytics Programming skill in?

Analytics Programming can be assessed through the Concepts & Knowledge test, and the Coding Test, where candidates write Python & R to solve problems.

Can I add my own Analytics Programming questions?

Yes, you can add your own Analytics Programming questions via the question bank.

How do I get access to Alooba to test Analytics Programming skills?

Feel free to reach out and book a quick discovery call here.

How difficult is the Analytics Programming skill?

Each question on Alooba is categorized by difficulty - Easy, Medium & Hard. You can set the difficulty level to whatever you like by picking and choosing the questions that you want to include.

What else can I assess with Alooba?

You can also assess someone’s intelligence, their personality type and critical soft skills, like communication.

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