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Top 100 Mobile App Developers in the United Kingdom

May 2022

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  • 8
    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      4.6
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $75,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Founded in 2007, hedgehog lab is a global software consultancy of 200+ that specializes in multi-platform software and device innovation. Headquartered in London with six offices across three continents, their team architects, designs, and develops app solutions that prepare brands for the future of post-PC devices.

    Clients

    • Deliveroo
    • Standard Life Aberdeen
    • LaserShip
    • Go City (former: Leisure Pass Group)

    Industries

    Notable Project

    hedgehog lab was hired by a petcare company to help manage their product roadmap on an interim basis. They were chosen for this project based on their expertise and customer-centric approach.

    "They really wanted to do everything possible to add value."

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  • 9
    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.2
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Martlesham, United Kingdom

    Coderus is a software and mobile app development company based in Martlesham Heath, U.K., with offices in Cambridge and Norwich, U.K. The company, founded in 1998, has a team of more than 30 that provides mobile app development, IoT development, UX/UI design, product design, IT strategy consulting, wearable app development, and application testing services. Coderus serves small and larger-sized companies in various industries that include consumer products & services.

    Clients

    • INEOS Team UK (America's Cup)
    • EO Charging
    • Bowers & Wilkins
    • ELGA Veolia

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Coderus supports the development and QA pipelines of a charging system provider. They handle embedded software, cloud, and app development to streamline the client's product development and improvement efforts.

    "Coderus easily accomplishes their deliverables despite our unpredictable needs."

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  • 10
    • $50,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • York, United Kingdom

    Netsells is an app development agency based in York, UK. The agency was founded in 2009 and now employs a team of about 30. Netsells specializes in mobile app development, but also provides web development and UX/UI design services. Most of Netsell's clients are small to midmarket businesses.

    Clients

    • Hiscox
    • Uber
    • Trainline
    • Warburtons

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Netsells Group did back- and frontend development in Flutter for an educational technology firm’s mobile app and its web version. Their team led QC testing and launched the app before beginning app maintenance. 

    “I know that by the time I receive the final deliverable, it’s been thoroughly tested and checked.”

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  • 11
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Brighton, United Kingdom

    Brightec is a native mobile app development company based in Brighton with a satellite office in London. Begun in 2006, their 10+ team creates agile and functional business solutions for both iOS and Android.

    Clients

    • Morrisons Supermarkets
    • Willis Towers Watson
    • Ziffit
    • KitchenCraft

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Brightec handled frontend development to help build a loyalty company's train ticketing app. They designed features and embedded ticketing information, provided by a third-party vendor, into the platform.

    "Brightec was a breath of fresh air — they sped up our processes with their can-do attitude."

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  • 12
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $75,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Glance Creative Ltd. is an app development firm founded in 2016. Based in London, the team of 10 specializes in mobile app development, UX/UI and wearable app development. They mainly serve small business and midmarket clients in the entertainment, media and consumer products industries. 

    Clients

    • The Times
    • The Sun
    • Universal Music
    • Lucozade

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Glance Creative developed a mobile app for a student housing company to combine resident services in one platform. The team provides ongoing maintenance. 

    "It was the first app I’ve developed with an agency and it was by far the easiest and smoothest run I’ve done."

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  • 13
    • $50,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Reigate, United Kingdom

    Sonin is a mobile app development agency based in Reigate, England, and was founded in 2008. Their team of 28 employees specializes in mobile app development, web development, and UX/UI design.

    Clients

    • FatFace
    • Morrisons & Schwartz
    • esure
    • The British Museum

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Sonin App Development has developed a user-friendly mobile app for a personal training business. The app gives users access to training programs, as well as live workout sessions.

    "They always find ways to make my ideas come to life within the app."

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  • 14
    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.6
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $100,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Waracle is a digital products specialist in the UK with offices in London, Glasgow, Edinburgh, and Dundee. Founded in 2007, the company has more than 150 employees delivering high performance apps for mobile, web, Internet of Things, mixed reality, artificial intelligence, and voice. Waracle operates across a range of industry sectors, from fintech, energy, and digital health, to industrial IoT and oil and gas.

    Clients

    • Virgin Money
    • Scottish Power
    • Sainsbury’s Bank
    • Royal London

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Waracle created an Android/iOS app to encourage more engagement with independent retailers. Besides featuring product information, the app allows retailers to buy promotional deals through a loyalty program.

    “Rather than just looking at the technical requirements, they took the time to understand our business and goals.”

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  • 15
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Alvechurch, United Kingdom

    Exploding Phone is a software development and design firm founded in 2008. Based in Birmingham, U.K., the team of 10 employees specializes in mobile app development, web development and custom software development. They mainly serve small business and midmarket clients in the business services, manufacturing, and health care industries.

    Clients

    • The NHS
    • Taylor Wimpey
    • The Coleman Group
    • Capital Fireplaces/Solution Fires

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A health organization has tapped Exploding Phone's team to build their mobile app from the ground up. They've developed solutions to accommodate automated data organization based on date and intervention time.

    "They’re a responsive and adaptable partner that continuously devises innovative methods to refine our product."

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  • 16
    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • York, United Kingdom

    Thumbmunkeys Ltd is a mobile app development company based in York, United Kingdom. This company was founded in 2012 and has 25+ employees. Thumbmunkeys Ltd is responsible for mobile app development, web development, and wearable app development.

    Clients

    • Capita
    • Transport for London
    • Stansted Express
    • SAP

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A motorsports company hired Thumbmunkeys Ltd to provide web development and design. They're helping the client rebrand their online presence and assist with social media and Google search optimization.

    "They've been handling everything, requiring minimal involvement on my end."

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  • 17
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    STAKK is a London-based mobile app company founded in 2020. With fewer than 50 employees, they specialize in mobile app development, web development, and UX/UI design for clients that work in various industries, such as IT, business services, and the government.

    Clients

    • The British Museum
    • Nivoda
    • London North Eastern Railway
    • Tempus Magazine

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Stakk provides web development and maintenance services for a fitness company. They rebuilt the website, revamping MemberPress and matching the UX to the client’s app. Currently, they provide site maintenance.

    "I appreciate the amount and depth of communication we get from Stakk."

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  • 18
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Manchester, United Kingdom

    Founded in 2010, Silverchip is located in Manchester, United Kingdom. Their team of 13 employees provides mobile app development and custom software development services for enterprise, midmarket, and small businesses.

    Clients

    • Suits Me Banking
    • England Squash
    • LGBT Foundation
    • Boundary Outlet

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Silverchip developed a documentation system to make it quicker and more customizable. They built out the database architecture and added a template builder. They developed with React, JavaScript, and C++.

    “They enjoy what they do, and it shows in what they deliver to their clients.”

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  • 19
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $100,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Salford, United Kingdom

    Apadmi is a 140+ member mobile tech group specializing in app development, IoT, and consulting for big data, BI, and SI. Founded in 2009 and based in Manchester, UK, their team excels at helping organizations use technology to achieve a competitive advantage.

    Clients

    • BBC
    • Argos
    • Lexus
    • Range Rover

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Apadmi serves as the mobile app development partner to a SaaS company. They used React Native to build iOS and Andriod solutions, including three software development kits and a sales demonstration app.

    "There’s a lot of expertise and passion on their team."

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  • 20
    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Ampersand & Ampersand is a mobile app development company based in London. Founded in 2011, the team of 19 specializes in mobile app development, UX/UI design and wearable app development. They work primarily with small business and enterprise clients, mainly in the healthcare and medical industry.

    Clients

    • Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
    • Barts Health NHS Trust
    • Boehringer Ingelheim
    • TedX

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Ampersand & Ampersand worked on mobile app development for a healthcare platform. They developed iOS and Android apps for the healthcare sector, capable of integrating with various APIs. The client was impressed with the positive feedback the project received.

    “People like the app so far. Ampersand takes their work very seriously.” – Entrepreneur, Healthcare Platform

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  • 21
    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $25,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Manchester, United Kingdom

    Digiryte is a web and mobile app development company based in Manchester, United Kingdom with another UK office in Preston. Since 2015, their team of 28 has been specializing in mobile app development, custom software development, and web development for midmarket clients. 

    Clients

    • NHS
    • Channel 4
    • Close Brothers
    • Hinch Property Management

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Digiryte developed a custom system to improve the client sign-up process for a legal firm. The system allows clients to fill their information online and automatically get an agreement document ready to sign.

    “Digiryte is very knowledgeable in their field, so they’re able to implement what we ask for.”

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  • 22
    • $50,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Belfast, United Kingdom

    Instil Software is a software engineering firm based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Founded in 2005, Instil has about 30 employees that work across a variety of industries. They offer custom software development, mobile app development, cloud consulting and software integration, IoT, and web development.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Instil Software was hired by a software development company to build an Android version of their existing product. They're tasked with creating a reliable product that's optimized in speed and performance.

    "They’re a very impressive team that’s generous with their knowledge."

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  • 23
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Digiruu is a digital firm founded in 2016 run by a team of fewer than 10 professionals. Based in London, the company lends their expertise in mobile app development, UX/UI design, and web design to clients ranging from startups to large enterprises, working in various industries such as consumer products, advertising, and media.

    Clients

    • Pretty Lavish
    • ByErim
    • The Climate Week NYC
    • Subconsciously

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Digiruu is building a mobile app prototype for a digital workout startup. The vendor will also be maintaining the platform with continual testing and updates. 

    "They provide honest and trustworthy advice and feedback for the client's propositions."

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  • 24
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Manchester, United Kingdom

    Based in Manchester, UK, Corporation Pop has been around for over a decade and is now an established part of the mobile and web development industry. The small team delivers powerful results to clients across several industries.

    Clients

    • NHS
    • The Cream Group
    • Live Nation
    • BBC

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Corporation Pop developed a new gaming experience using Unity for an immersive gaming company. The client provided thorough documentation, and then Corporation Pop created the artwork and sound and game design. 

    "Corporation Pop's team clearly cares a lot about the projects they're working on."

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  • 25
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Bristol, United Kingdom

    App Sapiens is a development firm based in Reading, England founded in 2019. With less than 10 members on their team, they offer web and mobile app development as well as IT strategy consulting assistance to small businesses, using languages such as JavaScript and frameworks such as React Native, NodeJS, and ReactJS.

    Clients

    • Ownable
    • Kura
    • Are.na
    • nOCD

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Morrow (formerly App Sapiens) redesigned two existing mobile apps and then created a new one from scratch for a transport tech company. This involved UX design, code refactoring, bug fixing, and feature developments.

    "It was hard to not be impressed by the team's deep technical expertise."

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  • 26
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Red C London is a mobile app development agency, founded in 1997. Based in London, their team of 11 specializes in mobile app development, web design, and UX/UI design. They work primarily with enterprises and midmarket businesses, focusing on financial services, government, and nonprofits.  

    Clients

    • Sony
    • Save The Children
    • NHS
    • Thames Water

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Red C London worked with an event advertising startup to create an iOS application. They provided development services to design and build an iOS-based mobile application.

    “Red C displayed great communication and development skills throughout the project. They worked at a competitive price and willingly performed corrections when necessary.” – Founder, Event Advertising Startup

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  • 27
    • Scheduling

      4.4
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Manchester, United Kingdom

    Founded in 2011, Indiespring is a development firm. Their team of around 20 employees is based in Manchester, United Kingdom. They focus on mobile app development, app marketing, and application testing.

    Clients

    • More Than Car Insurance
    • Royal Sun Alliance
    • Nokia
    • Alstom

    Notable Project

    Indiespring provides web and mobile app development, along with some product development support. They also manage servers and existing apps, as well as 3rd-party relationships.

    "Their attention to detail stands out. And they work well with our development team."

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  • 28
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $100,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    xDesign is a design and development company in Edinburgh, U.K. Founded in 2010, their team of 50+ provides web development and mobile app development services to small business, midmarket, and enterprise clients across various industries. 

    Clients

    • PayPal
    • Heineken
    • World Health Organization
    • William Grant & Sons

    Industries

    Notable Project

    xDesign developed to help a modular building manufacturer better monitor its product delivery. The client mapped out its goals, from which they designed wireframes, prototyped, and ultimately delivered the app. The client was impressed with their ability to understand the project goals and provide input to improve the product. 

    "They picked up our business process very very quickly and they were very good at pointing out things they thought might be better." – IT & Digital Manager, Modular Building Manufacturer

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  • 29
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Tech Alchemy was founded in 2016 and has two locations in London. Their team of nearly ten employees provides web development, mobile app development, and UX/UI design services for small businesses.

    Clients

    • Ocean Bottle
    • TOAD
    • MyBricks
    • Moviecoin

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A B2B software company partnered with Tech Alchemy in order to develop a custom web app that will allow them to trigger and multi-sign blockchain transactions. 

    "We appreciated their experience working with startups to help them succeed in the long run."

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  • 30
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Bristol, United Kingdom

    Blue Sparrow Apps is a development agency based in Bristol, England, and founded in 2015. With fewer than 10 employees, they specialize in mobile app and custom software development solutions for both small and medium-sized businesses.

    Clients

    • Coeus Software
    • Cartakeback
    • Bishop Fleming
    • FanHub

    Notable Project

    Blue Sparrow Apps developed a mobile app solution for a religious organization. The app featured 1,800 versions of the Bible through the use of an API. The client was satisfied with Blue Sparrow Apps’ work.

    “They’re very agile and are willing to listen to needs in order to deliver effectively.” - Project Manager, Religious Organization

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