Compare the top platforms for assessments, interviews, and take-home projects.

For organizations that want to accelerate data-driven hiring decisions, the platforms below are the most popular.

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With more than 3,000 customers, Coderbyte is the most affordable solution in the market, while offering the best candidate experience and the widest array of assessments and interviews for various roles and skills.

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Products

Assessments

Consist of challenge(s) and question(s) that a candidate answers asynchronously, recorded within an online environment, timed or untimed with or without a deadline, with automated and/or manual grading.

✓ Available
✓ Available
✓ Available
✓ Available

Interviews

Consist of challenge(s), question(s), and interactive environments that a candidate answers collaboratively, using video/audio within an online environment, untimed, with a scorecard manually completed by interviewers afterward.

✓ Available
✓ Available
✓ Available
✕ Not available

Take-Home Projects

Consist of more rigorous assignments that a candidate answers asynchronously, unrecorded in their own environment and uploaded afterward with a deadline, with automated and/or manual grading.

✓ Available
✕ Not available
✓ Available
✕ Not available

Pricing

Trial

14-day free trial
✕ Not available
Free trial
Free plan

Basic subscription

$319/mo or $2,988/year for 360 candidates
✕ Not available
$50/mo for 5 interviews
$300/year for 100 candidates

Enterprise subscription

$7,000+/year with candidate limits
$10,000+/year with limits
$9,000+/year with interview limits
$25,000/year with candidate limits

Pay-as-you-go

✕ Not available
✕ Not available
✕ Not available
$300/year for 100 candidates

Assessments

Types of roles

✓ Software
✓ Data science
✓ Software
✓ Data science
✓ Software
✓ Data science
✓ Software
✓ Data science
✓ Product
✓ Design
✓ Sales
✓ Marketing

Types of challenges

✓ Algorithm
✓ Projects
✓ Front-end
✓ Full-stack
✓ Android/iOS
✓ Database
✓ Data science
✓ Algorithm
✓ Projects
✓ Front-end
✓ Full-stack
✓ Database
✓ Data science
✓ Algorithm
✓ Front-end
✓ Database
✓ Data science
✓ Algorithm
✓ Front-end
✓ Full-stack
✓ Android/iOS
✓ Database
✓ Data science
✓ Spreadsheet

IDE features

✓ File-tree
✓ Terminal
✓ Live output
✓ Vim/Emacs
✓ IntelliSense
✓ Multi-tab
✓ Frameworks
✓ File-tree
✓ Live output
✓ Vim/Emacs
✓ IntelliSense
✓ File-tree
✓ Terminal
✓ Live output
✓ Vim/Emacs
✓ IntelliSense
✕ Not available

Custom challenges

✓ Available
✓ Available
✓ Available
✓ Available

Types of questions

✓ Multiple choice
✓ File upload
✓ Text response
✓ Multiple choice
✓ File upload
✓ Text response
✕ Not available
✓ Multiple choice
✓ Video response
✓ File upload
✓ Text response

Cheating detection

✓ Face snapshots
✓ IP detection
✓ Code similarity
✓ Copy/paste
✓ Tab switching
✓ ID verification
✓ IP detection
✓ Code similarity
✓ Copy/paste
✓ Tab switching
✕ Not available
✓ Face snapshots
✓ IP detection
✓ Code similarity
✓ Copy/paste
✓ Tab switching

Candidate reports

✓ Auto-grading
✓ Benchmarking
✓ Code playback
✓ Scorecards
✓ Anonymization
✓ Auto-grading
✓ Benchmarking
✓ Code playback
✓ Scorecards
✓ Anonymization
✓ Auto-grading
✓ Benchmarking
✓ Code playback
✓ Scorecards
✓ Auto-grading
✓ Benchmarking
✓ Code playback
✓ Scorecards

Interviews

Environments

✓ Coding IDE
✓ Jupyter
✓ Whiteboarding
✓ Coding IDE
✓ Whiteboarding
✓ Coding IDE
✓ Whiteboarding
✕ Not available

IDE features

✓ File-tree
✓ Terminal
✓ Live output
✓ Vim/Emacs
✓ IntelliSense
✓ Multi-tab
✓ Frameworks
✓ File-tree
✓ Live output
✓ Vim/Emacs
✓ IntelliSense
✓ File-tree
✓ Terminal
✓ Live output
✓ Vim/Emacs
✓ IntelliSense
✕ Not available

Candidate reports

✓ Code playback
✓ Scorecards
✓ Code playback
✓ Scorecards
✓ Code playback
✓ Scorecards
✕ Not available

Video/audio

✓ 2+ people
✓ 2+ people
✓ 2+ people
✕ Not available

Admin features

SSO

✓ Available
✓ SAML
✓ SAML
✕ Not available

ATS integrations

✓ Available
✓ Available
✓ Available
✓ Available

Custom branding

✓ Available
✓ Available
✓ Available
✓ Available

Support

✓ Email
✓ Live chat
✓ Email
✓ Live chat
✓ Email
✓ Email

Team management

✓ Available
✓ Available
✓ Available
✓ Available

Billing

✓ Credit card
✓ ACH
✓ Credit card
✓ ACH
✓ Credit card
✓ ACH
✓ Credit card
✓ ACH

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