PHP Developer Skills Assessment

PHP Developer Skills Assessment

Assessment Summary
A PHP Developer needs to be highly technically trained in designing, developing and testing various PHP scripts. This will be combined with their communication skills as they will need to often talk with their fellow web developers when trying to solve problems that relate to anything PHP. This assessment contains 10 questions that are design to test the varying skills of the candidate’s ability to succeed and thrive in the role from a variety of different skills that are relevant.
Skills tested in this assessment
A PHP Developer will not only need to be proficient in PHP but also other languages like JavaScript, HTML, SQL and CSS. Furthermore, they will also need to know OOP and SOLID principles as this ensures great software design. As for soft skills, communication is key as they will be interacting with different stakeholders on a regular basis. Specifically, in the Vervoe skill assessment the following skills are looked at it in detail, writing pieces of code + general knowledge of PHP and project management.
What to test with this assessment
From a carefully constructed set of questions which test an important subset of the required skills to successfully be a PHP Developer you will be able to determine their technical abilities when designing, implementing and testing PHP code that they have written that adheres to software design standards and mitigates security risks when interacting with SQL databases.

About the PHP Developer Skills Assessment

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PHP developers use both their wealth of knowledge and high-level proficiency in PHP in order to create back-end code which is used by various systems to achieve their desired outcome, such as process a webform to upsert data into a database.

You can expect to learn whether a candidate knows how to write PHP scripts, specifically focusing on their ability escape SQL queries with PHP functions, how to sort lists and valid conditional statements in PHP.

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Project Management

Question Type: Video

Briefly describe an interesting project you have worked on. The project can be professional or as a hobby. What role did you play? What was the most rewarding aspect of working on this project?
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PHP

Question Type: Code

If you were given an array which is provided below, how would you reverse alphabetically sort this, remove the final element and print it to console?
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Writing Script

Question Type: Multiple Choice

If you wanted to print an array in reverse order which function would you use? Some example code is below.

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We offer a range of interactive question types including code challenges, presentations, spreadsheets, document uploads, video, audio, multiple choice with media options and more. Each question type is a sample version of the real life tool. For example a code challenge is a snapshot of a live developer environment where a candidate can complete a specific task.
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