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List of the Best United Kingdom Digital Publishing App Developers

  • 1
    $75,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    With a team of 50+, Fueled specializes in creating mobile apps and websites. The New York-based app development company aims to create easy-to-use and attractive products for customers, whether they are big or small brands.

    Clients
    Rite Aid
    Sunnycomb
    QuizUp
    Verizon
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Fueled designed a bidding-style app for a company that deals with nightlife reservations. They built the app from scratch, taking into consideration what the company wanted, as well as giving advice. The app had a lot of functions, such as a list of venues, submission options, and tools that allowed notifications to be sent from venues.

    “They’re incredibly efficient in the work that they do and know what they're doing in design, coding, and executing their ideas. They have a great understanding of what's current and get things done very quickly compared to others.” – Founder, Mobile App

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  • 2
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Mobile app development company Tapptitude has offices in Romania, the US, and London. The team of 40+ employees specializes in iOS and Android app development and offers UX/UI design, IT strategy consulting, and web development. Founded in 2013, Tapptitude mainly works with small businesses and startups in the real estate, automotive, and arts and entertainment industries.

    Clients
    Honda
    Vias Wine
    SmartDreamers
    Dine Market
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Tapptitude developed an app prototype for a food ordering company. They executed the food ordering company’s vision perfectly and were retained to develop the full product. Some app features Tapptitude developed included platform signup, payment systems, and restaurant menu integration.

    “The proof that I’ve been happy with Tapptitude is that we’ve continued working long-term, even though I’ve had the option to use in-house developers. I felt that the communication was great and, most importantly, the quality Tapptitude provides is amazing, as is the communication.” – CEO, Food Ordering App

  • 3
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Novoda is a digital-product agency based in London, England, that was established in 2008. Their team of 71 employees provides mobile app development, UX/UI design, enterprise app modernization, digital strategy, and AR/VR development services.

    Clients
    News UK
    SoundCloud
    Tesco
    The Times
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Novoda configured a desktop application and built an Android prototype for a system-optimization software company. Their team coded the main functionalities and inserted an in-app purchasing feature. The app gained over 50 million downloads and a 4.4-star rating on the Google Play Store.

    "Last December, monthly revenue for CCleaner was about $100,000. I attributed these metrics to the freemium model and Novoda’s collaborative efforts." – Head of Product, System Optimization Company

  • 4
    $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
    Corporation Pop has worked with famous British organizations like the NHS
    UNILAD
    The British Council
    and others.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Corporation Pop started working with a sports network company and created their iOS and Android app and product branding. The client was particularly pleased with their attention to UX.

    “They’re fantastic. They kept me updated every week. If there was something I needed that was going to delay the project and go over the budget, they weren’t bothered.” – CEO, Sports Network Company

  • 5
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Founded in 2009, Mubaloo is a mobile app developer and IT strategy consultancy based in London. Also working from their Bristol office, this award-winning team of 50+ creates digital solutions for both enterprises and smaller companies.

    Clients
    Aviva
    Bang & Olufsen
    RAC
    Unipart
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Offering both a strategic perspective and development skill set, Mubaloo developed a native iOS and Android app to facilitate exchanges between investment managers and investors. The project was successfully completed on time and on-budget and convinced the client to retain Mubaloo as a digital consultant.

    "Mubaloo was refreshing to have for this initiative; their insight, approach, and knowledge was invaluable." – Solutions Director, Investment Firm

  • 6
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Chelsea Apps is a software company based in London, with offices in Chicago and Bournemouth, England. Since 2010, their team of less than 50 has provided mobile app development, UX/UI design, and web development assistance to mid-market firms as well as other clients such as startups and enterprises. They have experience working in industries such as consumer products, retail, and business services.

    Clients
    Transport for London
    Ladbrokes
    Vanquis
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Chelsea Apps built an SDK for a customer feedback corporation. The SDK was to be inserted in customers' own mobile applications for better testing. It needed to be easy-to-understand for development teams to work with easily. Chelsea Apps made an SDK that was compatible for both Android and iOS.

    "We're in the early days, but we've had 3 clients sign up to use the SDK and 2 of those clients are releasing updates to there own apps in the next month, so we're excited to see the user feedback, but the developer feedback so far has been great." - CTO, Customer Feedback Co.

  • 7
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Softwire is a software development company founded in 2000. Softwire's team of 122 works across two UK offices in London and Bristol. They provide web development, custom software development, mobile app development, and IT strategy consulting, mostly for non-profits, media, and education companies. 

    Clients
    BBC
    Allianz
    Royal Pharmaceutical Society
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A fitness club hired Softwire for several projects after a successful website redesign. Softwire redesigned the client's booking system based on PHP and MySQL. Softwire then created a corresponding mobile app for booking. They also provide general maintenance and support, advise the client on branding and lead generation, and develop any custom software.

    " Their mobile app, connected to the booking system, reduced the number of customers booking through our receptionists from 75% to 5% and allowed customers to easily schedule courses. Their stabilization to our main site helps bring in new members all the time. They cut down a significant amount of labor cost and continue to improve the membership experience." -IT Director, Fitness Club

  • 8
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Nodes is an app development company based in London, with offices in Manchester, Aarhus, Denmark, Amsterdam, and Copenhagen. Founded in 2008, their team of about 100 employees provides mobile app development, UX/UI design, mobile and app marketing, and wearable app development services.

    Clients
    Ironman Denmark
    Samsung
    G4S/ISS
    BMW
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Nodes designed and developed a mobile app for a beer retailer to drive traffic to its customers and communicate to them its various sales and promotions on offer. Nodes' app uses its own design ideas, with a heavy dose of backend development and API integration. The app was downloaded 130,000 times and has become the biggest food and beverage app in Denmark.

    "Their work was very good in understanding consumer behavior within mobile applications and developing a framework that could be driven." — Group Marketing Technologist, Beer Retailer

  • 9
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Sarratt United Kingdom

    Clock Limited is a digital design and build company. Founded in 1997, the company is headquartered in Kings Langley, United Kingdom. They have a team of around 35 employees who focus on custom software, web, and mobile app development.

    Clients
    International Tennis Federation
    Wall Street Journal
    Leicester Tigers
    The Sun
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Clock Limited redesigned a website for a news and media outlet. The team also built a custom CMS for the client. The site forms the foundation of the internal team's business.

    "The CMS is fantastic and they have been very receptive to our ideas, no matter how big or small." – Site Editor, News Outlet

  • 10
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Milton Keynes United Kingdom

    Entropy is a digital development company based in Bletchley, England, and founded in 2013. Their team of more than 10 employees specializes in custom software development, mobile app development, and web development. They primarily work with midmarket clients in the media, education, and healthcare fields. 

    Clients
    Oxford University Press
    Pearson
    The Financial Times
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Entropy created an app for a media company. They designed and developed apps for Android and iOS that allowed users to stream and download content produced by the client. The client was impressed with the results of their work. 

    “Because they had so much expertise in developing mobile apps, they were able to offer incredibly helpful advice on how to build the product.” – Managing Editor, Media Company
     

  • 11
    $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
    Canon
    Universal Music
    The Sun
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Glance Creative worked with a military post office by creating a mobile app. This app provided customers with military shipping protocol information ranging from prohibited items to overseas shipping costs based on weight and size. The team offered the best combination of cost, quality, and experience.

    "Glance Creative designed an app with a clean, intuitive look that provided a wealth of information to our customers." – Technical Director, British Military Agency

  • 12
    $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
    Aston Martin
    Thames Water
    Centtrip
    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

  • 13
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Tivix is a digital product development and design company headquartered in San Francisco, with offices across the US, UK, and Europe. Founded in 2008, they have over 90 employees who serve startup, midmarket, and enterprise clients across diverse industries such as FinTech, health care, manufacturing, government, and nonprofit. Tivix reduces engineering risk for clients by offering rapid time-to-market while delivering standards-based code that can be transitioned to an internal team at any time. Their focus is building both internal and consumer-facing digital products that drive business growth. Services include product management, UX/UI design, full-stack software engineering, and DevOps

    Clients
    Zoetis
    Apple
    Tesla
    UNICEF
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Tivix worked with an intergovernmental military alliance to rebuild a mission-critical software system. If and when submarines in international waters come into distress, the organization plans and coordinates the rescue effort of such submarines. Tivix was given complex system requirements and asked to come up with an effective design and solution that would replace a decades-old system. The client was incredibly impressed at every stage of the engagement, with Tivix delivering detailed systems and user-experience design, followed by robust development and operationalization of the system internationally. 

    Every single milestone has been met exactly on time. The company has met every requirement, both in terms of time as well as quality.” Maritime Service Owner, Intergovernmental Military Alliance

  • 14
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    london United Kingdom

    Founded in 2012, CronJ is a software development company that is headquartered in Bangalore, India, with offices in the Netherlands, Abu Dhabi, and Calif. The team of 50 specializes in custom software development, web development, and mobile app development.

    Clients
    TCS
    Mitsubishi Motors
    Jindal Steel
    USA Today
    Industries
    Notable Project

    CronJ IT Technologies partnered with an education platform to develop a web application for users to assemble teams, perform tasks, and earn points that are redeemable for gift cards. They provided successful features for the launch of the application.

    “The platform has lots of features. User can earn gift cards by solving problems, which makes it more appealing. We appreciated their project management, especially compared to the vendors we had worked with before.” –– Project Manager, Education Platform

  • 15
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Leeds United Kingdom

    Pocketworks was founded in 2012 and is located in Leeds, United Kingdom. With 17 employees, they provide mobile app development, custom software development, and UX/UI for enterprise and midmarket sized businesses.

    Clients
    ASDA
    Supermarket CCL
    National Taxi Firm
    Yorkshire Plant Hire
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Pocketworks designed and developed a mobile app for a drain camera systems company. The application was successful and used throughout the business.

    "Having an application was new to our side of the business, but now it's the thing that everyone wants to use." –Research & Development Manager, Drain Camera Systems Company

  • 16
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cheadle United Kingdom

    Foresight Mobile is an end-to-end mobile development agency founded in 2016 based in Manchester, England. Run by a team of fewer than 10, they offer custom software, mobile app, and web development services to their clients.

    Clients
    FriendRequest
    EA Chillingo
    Clothes Doctor
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Foresight Mobile worked on various projects for a clothing maintenance service. The project initially covered completing the company website, but after completion of that project, Foresight Mobile was then tasked to work on the service's bespoke order management system as well. The service is satisfied with Foresight Mobile's work and looks forward to using their work in the future.

    "Compared to the previous agency, Foresight were much easier to communicate with. We had a strong cultural alignment and bounced ideas off one another during our ideation phase. Their development process is very collaborative and transparent, so I always felt in control of direction and spend." - CEO, Clothing Maintenance Service

  • 17
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    ustwo is a digital design studio based in London with around 250 employees. Since its start in 2004, the team has provided web design and development, e-commerce development, mobile development, and UX/UI design services for large companies in a variety of industries.  

    Clients
    Ford
    Google
    Lush
    NBC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ustwo partnered with a large bank to assist with a geolocation-based project. The team provided UX strategies to use in the development of the prototype. They pleased the client with their productive work ethic and range of skills.

    “Their ability to move very quickly was something that set them apart when we were observing how they work. They had a fantastic developer with us early who was great regarding business.” — Executive Manager, Large Bank

  • 18
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Sevenoaks United Kingdom

    MobileCoderz Technologies Pvt Ltd is a development company with headquarters in Noida, India and offices in the U.K., Germany, and Saudi Arabia. The company, which has more than 100 employees, was founded in 2017. Their services span mobile app development, web development, and UX/UI design.

    Clients
    Flyin
    ZagTrader
    Nutripal
    Seen
    Industries
    Notable Project

    MobileCoderz Technologies Pvt Ltd did full-service app development for an event-based company. They built an app for iOS and Android from scratch and did database and backend development. They adhered to the technical requirements and delivered an app that was well-received by end-clients.

    “Even though our mobile apps are new into the market, we’re getting excellent response from customers ever since their launch. We’re sure about the success of this project as users are liking the concept behind the innovation of this mobile platform.” – Owner, Nightlife Startup

  • 19
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Guildford United Kingdom

    Founded in 2009, Lightflows is a development company based in Guildford, U.K. They primarily work with midmarket clients from various industries including advertising, marketing, business services, consumer products, finance, and healthcare. 

    Clients
    Flowable
    Prestige Pawnbrokers
    Aim OA Veterinary Monitoring
    University of Surrey
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Lightflows worked with a pawnbroker to develop a mobile app for iOS and Android. The app does valuations and e-commerce sales. 

    "They were very innovative." – Senior Creative Designer, IT FirmFl

     

  • 20
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Brighton United Kingdom

    DabApps is a web and mobile application development agency based in Brighton, England. They were founded in 2010 and have a staff of 21 employees. They specialize in custom software, web, and mobile app development for primarily small business clients in the business services, consumer products, and education industries.

    Clients
    BiteAppy
    PeopleWise
    Brighton Fringe
    Industries
    Notable Project

    DabApps built an app for an illustration agency. They created apps for Android and iOS that fit the client's specifications and incorporated their visuals, artwork, and custom emojis. The client was very satisfied with the product, and with the professional partnership. 

    “They were really good. They stuck to all the deadlines we set which were quite tight at times. They had very good project management overall.” – Agent, Illustration Agency
     

  • 21
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Leeds United Kingdom

    Founded in 2010, NewRedo Ltd. is a software development company headquartered in Leeds, England. Their team of under 10 serves businesses of all sizes in industries such as healthcare, financial services, and government. Services include custom software development, IT managed services, and mobile app development. 

    Clients
    RaceBest
    Off Limits
    British Library
    Industries
    Notable Project

    NewRedo Ltd. developed a backend web API to a game development company. The company was impressed with the team's ability to deliver a high-quality product.

    "NewRedo is really communicative and really friendly." – Technical Director, Game Development Company

  • 22
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Watford United Kingdom

    AppDrawn is a software solutions company founded in 1999. Their headquarters are in London and they have a second office in Barcelona. Across these 2 locations, they have a team of a dozen staff that do custom software development, web development, and mobile app development for small and medium-size businesses.

    Clients
    BBC
    Absorb
    Renteq
    Imagine
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An enterprise consulting firm wanted to create a market research platform for a new business opportunity. AppDrawn created a market research portal on the client's website that has created a new revenue stream for the company.

    "Tim [owner, AppDrawn] is super responsive, helpful, and proactive. He's a trusted advisor to us when it comes to IT, and isn't afraid to push back when he thinks we should take a different direction." — CEO, Consulting Firm

  • 23
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    DEGO is a web services development agency based in Riga, Latvia with an additional office in Moscow. Founded in 2005, DEGO has fewer than ten employees, and provides e-commerce development, UX/UI design, web development, and mobile app development capabilities to small and midmarket businesses.

    Clients
    Jaguar XE
    Ina Vokich
    Bio2you
    Aspazija Museum
    Industries
    Notable Project

    DEGO worked with a spirits supplier to assist with its brand activation campaign, which included site development, promotional video production, and the creation of a VR app for iOS. They redesigned the site's UI, filmed a promotional video, and worked with Google Cardboard for the VR app; DEGO made sure to implement offline capabilities in the mobile app, and included an intuitive interface for staff and users alike to use without directions.

    "We appreciated DEGO’s quick turnaround." - Marketing Manager, Spirits Supplier

  • 24
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Webdesign7 is a digital marketing agency based in London. Founded in 2011, their team of 8 specializes in web development and design, mobile app development, and digital strategy. The industries they focus on are advertising and marketing, consumer products and services, arts, entertainment and music.  

    Clients
    Wegolingo
    Nissan
    Southwark Council
    Netflix
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Webdesign7 designed and developed a new website for a property investment company. They provided end-to-end development and marketing services, which included landing pages and branding and advertising services. The client was impressed by the scope of their work.

    “Their great service, quality, excellent value for money, attention to detail, great design, and outstanding results in terms of online visibility. All our requests have been handled with dedication, patience, and the determination to satisfy our needs.” – Director, Property Investment Company

  • 25
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Hustle is a creative agency based in London with an office in Manchester, U.K. The agency, founded in 2019, has a team of less than ten that provides PR, web development & design, e-commerce development, and mobile app development services to small and midmarket companies. 

    Clients
    Birkbeck University
    NHS
    Neugo
    Optim
    Notable Project

    A moving company hired Hustle to build most of their site content. Later, the scope was expanded to include upgrading and overhauling the website, dealing with security issues, and providing technical support. Hustle has been meeting expectations in this ongoing engagement.

    "They’ve never told us that they can’t do something that we ask. Instead, they try to discover creative solutions for us." - General Manager, Moving Company

  • 26
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Prudensio Digital is a digital agency based in London and founded in 2019. Their team of no more than 10 provides custom software, web, and mobile app development solutions to clients that range from small firms to large companies.

    Clients
    Careful Feet Digital
    simplify.art
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Prudensio Digital developed a software solution for an art management company. The solution involved the synchronization of the company’s own web platform with a mobile app. The project was completed on schedule.

    “There’s nothing that they could’ve done better.” - Founder & CEO, Art Management Company

  • 27
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Codener is a software company based in London that was founded in 2016 and currently has more than 50 employees. They provide custom software, web, and e-commerce development solutions to clients ranging from startups to large companies in the fields of e-commerce, advertising, and business services.

    Clients
    JP Associates
    Ghazee Offal
    Olie
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Codener developed a website for an accounting agency. The client had an existing website, but it was outdated. Codener developed a new website that generated significantly more traffic.

    “They provide a full admin panel where we can manage our site by own.” - CEO, Accounting Agency

  • 28
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Wales United Kingdom

    Volcanic Internet is a small software development firm in Olot, Spain; Barcelona, Spain; Amsterdam, Netherlands and Wales, United Kingdom. Launched in 2009, the team offers custom software development, web development, e-commerce development, mobile app development, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    An AI development company hired Volcanic Internet to augment their staff and software development services. The tech stack they used includes Node.js, PostgreSQL, Docker, and Kubernetes.

    "Whether it’s changing developers or changing technologies, they’re willing to discuss and accommodate my needs."

  • 29
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Founded in 2018, Artecha is a development firm. Their team of around 5 employees is based in London, with additional offices in Kyiv, Ukraine and Milan They focus on web development, mobile app development, and application management.

    Clients
    Propertalis
    Notable Project

    Artecha developed a website for a real estate company. The team consulted on, built, and designed the platform. They also identified and created a brand identity for the client.

    "Our platform works good and looks really great. We have positive feedback from the users we’ve tested with." – Founder, Real Estate Company

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