HackerRank reveals a record-breaking quarter boosted by tech hiring

HackerRank, the developer skills company, announced a record-breaking quarter fueled by increasing demand to recruit and hire tech talent virtually.
HackerRank CEO Vivek RavisankarHackerRank reported its highest-ever level of new and expansion bookings — seeing a 100 percent increase in expansion revenue alone over the past year — as companies accelerate their remote hiring efforts due to broader shifts in the labor market.

Since January, HackerRank has assessed the technical skills of software developers around the world with more than 50 million code submissions, hitting a record of 10 million submissions in August alone.

HackerRank reported a 133 percent increase over the past year in bookings for its virtual interview product, which has now helped conduct more than 1 million real-time pair programming interviews. More than 16 million developers, representing 40 percent of the global developer population, trust HackerRank to sharpen their skills and connect with companies for career opportunities.

HackerRank said it has grown the HackerRank Skills Directory to more than 2700 technical questions across 24 roles and 95 skills. New roles include Cybersecurity Engineer and Cloud Security Engineering, with new skill coverage in Application Security, Network Security, AWS Security, Cryptography, Kubernetes Security and more.

HackerRank announced the appointment of Cole Goeppinger as Senior Vice President of Engineering. Cole earlier worked with Entelo, a recruiting automation platform, and Facebook, where he created and led the team that brought machine learning to the company’s internal recruiting products.

Vivek Ravisankar, co-founder and CEO of HackerRank, said: “Hiring the right tech talent has never been more crucial. Our developer skills platform has become a central force in helping companies focus on hiring for the real-world technical skills they need to accelerate the world’s innovation.”

More than 2,600 customers across all industries, including 25 percent of the Fortune 100, rely on HackerRank to raise their hiring bar. More than 16 million developers (approximately 40 percent of the global developer population) trust HackerRank to learn and showcase their coding skills. Every second, two developers complete a HackerRank code submission, or 183,000 per day.