The Best Market Research Firms in the UK

List of the Best United Kingdom Market Research Firms

Looking for top market research firm in the United Kingdom?

Before you proceed with developing and marketing a new product or service, you need to make sure there is a viable market for success. The right market research company can help you with this process.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top market research companies in United Kingdom. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

  • 1

    The Yard Creative

    The Yard Creative is a design innovation house located in south London. It was founded in 2007 and now has a team of 19 that provides branding, market research, graphic design, and more.

    Notable Project

    A cosmetics company was releasing a refresh of an old brand and wanted to create a corresponding in-store experience. The Yard Creative researched and provided the client with ideas for the campaign and its implementation.

    "They’re thorough and strategic. When we make requests, they ask us questions about why we think that request will deliver for us. They force us to think about what will get us the results we want—based on the consumer research and sales data, rather than on existing strategies that we may have followed for 10 years but that don’t meet our needs." — Senior Merchandising Manager, Cosmetics Company

    Former clients
    Rimmel
    iSmash
    JD Sports
    World Vision
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.9
    4.9
    20 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Design Effectiveness Award (2017) , Mark of Excellence Award: World Vision UK (2016)

  • 2

    2Europe

    2Europe is a market research and marketing strategy firm based in Aston Clinton, U.K. They were founded in 2004, and they work with businesses of all sizes from a variety of industries. 

    Notable Project

    2Europe provides ongoing market research support to a computer hardware company. They primarily conduct online panels, focus groups, and end-user visits. Their responsiveness and flexibility impressed the client. 

    "I’m very satisfied with them." – Market Intelligence Analyst, Computer Hardware Company

    Former clients
    3M
    Epson
    BNP Paribas
    Nespresso
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Aston Clinton, United Kingdom
    4.5
    4.5
    6 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    RAR Award for Market Research 2015

  • 3

    Arlington Research

    Arlington Research is a full-service agency based in 2 Kingdom Street, England, and run by fewer than 10 people. Founded in 2105, they offer branding, market research, and PR services for clients that work in the industries of IT services, consumer products, and advertising.

    Notable Project

    Arlington Research ran a survey for an integrated communications agency. The agency needed to know the U.S. and its response in terms of commercial communications to the COVID-19 pandemic. Arlington Research’s survey garnered the highest number of responses seen by the agency.

    “While they are rigorous and detail-oriented in their methodologies, they understand how research findings need to be leveraged.” - Marketing Services Director, Integrated Communications Agency

    Former clients
    Epson
    Kaspersky
    Staples
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place 2 Kingdom Street, United Kingdom
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
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  • 4

    Evviva Brands

    Evviva Brands is an international branding agency with offices in San Francisco, CA and Edinburgh, UK. Founded in 2009, Evviva Brand's team of nearly 10 employees specializes in branding and marketing strategy. Other services include web and logo design.

    Notable Project

    Evviva Brands helped a technology company rebrand. They conducted market research and designed a marketing strategy that included a new corporate logo web design, marketing copy, and color scheme. As a result of their efforts, the client was able to win a deal that doubled its value. 

    "As a result of their effort, we received a $125 million deal from the largest oil field services company in the world. That deal doubled the value of our company overnight." – CEO, Technology Company

    Former clients
    Amazon
    Delta Air Lines
    Google Fiber
    The Ritz Carlton
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    14 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    Levene Consulting

    Levene Consulting is a boutique market entry consultancy firm based in London with a team of 2 experts. Founded in 2016, they offer their assistance in market research, marketing strategy, and business consulting to their clients, with a focus on strategy development and due diligence for their business consulting services.

    Notable Project

    A payment platform hired Levene Consulting to provide support for their market research. Levene Consulting performed detailed market research using information they gathered about the Turkish Market. This helped the platform to get introduced to relevant people.

    "They consistently exceed my expectations and are quick to understand our requirements." - Owner, Payment Platform

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 6

    Full Fat

    Full Fat is a communications agency located in London that specializes in web design, advertising, and SEO services. They were founded in 2011. They have a team of more than 20 employees who support clients in various industries including arts, entertainment, and arts as well as media, and hospitality and leisure.

    Notable Project

    Full Fact conducted tests that identified a target audience for a feminine hygiene product company. After developing knowledge of the client’s selling proposition, they created strategic messaging. They managed multiple campaigns and tracked performance to decipher the audience’s interests. The targeted campaigns generated brand awareness and increased sales.

    “...they saved us money in doing the hard work and finding our niche demographic.”– CEO, Feminine Hygiene Product Company

    Former clients
    Atopia
    Boiler Room
    Darwin & Wallace
    Backyard Cinema
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    Best PR Company

  • 7

    Agile Research

    Agile Research is a user research agency established in 2016. Working out of Colchester, England, the team of under 10 provides market research and UX/UI design services to small and mid-market companies.

    Notable Project

    A healthcare provider tasked Agile Research with improving the onboarding process for their new service site. Agile Research conducted multiple usability tests, interviewing target users and holding focus groups. Resolving the identified issues greatly improved the site's UX, which was a testament to the team's technical knowledge.

    "Our digital team was impressed by how Agile understood digital development, met the tight deadlines, and effectively communicated with them." – CEO, Healthcare Provider

    Former clients
    NHS Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group
    Healthwatch Essex
    Provide
    Housesimple
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Colchester, United Kingdom
    4.8
    4.8
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Deeper Insights

    Founded in 2014, Deeper Insights is a London based machine learning and data science consultancy. With another office in Portugal, their team of 10 specialize in artificial intelligence, big data consulting, custom software development, and business consulting. Their mid market and enterprise clients are primarily in the advertising, consumer products, financial services, and health care industries. 

    Notable Project

    Deeper Insights partnered with a data analytics company to build a chat bot prototype for clients to receive analysis estimates quickly. They supplied a chat bot to help the client facilitate those interactions; the project served well as a marketing tool.

    “We hired them for their expertise, and they delivered it. They fulfilled the brief and delivered exactly what we wanted. They were easy to work with—both through emails and face-to-face meetings.” –– Project Manager, Data Analytics Company 

    Former clients
    Enterprise
    Quant-Insight Charity
    Jones Lang-Lassale
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    Future Platforms

    Future Platforms is a London based digital agency. Founded in 2000, Future Platforms employs a team of 39 specialists that provide e-commerce,​ ​​​​​​mobile app, and wearable app development.

    Notable Project

    A telecommunications wanted to create a mobile app to improve their customer's experience. Future Platforms developed two mobile apps for both iOS and Android that assist customers attending large-scale events. 

    "...I can say that from the results we can confidently say that the apps have made our customers experiences better. We also closely monitor app store ratings, which are typically excellent." — Senior Brand Manager, Telecommunications Company

    Former clients
    Premier League
    Domino's Pizza
    EE
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.2
    4.2
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    Precis Digital

    Precis Digital is a digital marketing company based in London, with offices in Stockholm, Sweden, and Copenhagen, Denmark. Founded in 2012, Precis Digital's team of 170+ employees provides PPC, digital strategy, and conversion optimization services.

    Notable Project

    Precis Digital oversaw a shopping comparison site's SEM strategy. The client wanted to expand the volume and ROI of its SEM efforts. Precis Digital handled the client's Google AdWords, Google Display, and YouTube Advertising accounts and implemented custom audience segmentations. Precis Digital also helped the client adopt e-commerce conversion tracking and implemented automatic ad bidding. Precis Digital's work allowed the site to make more data-driven decisions, assigning resources to areas with the most ROI.

    "In Sweden, our SEM volume has increased 15% and cost/conversion has decreased 10% for Q1 on a year over year basis." – Traffic Acquisition & Optimization Lead, Shopping Comparison Site

    Former clients
    Disney
    Tele2
    Klarna
    HBO Europe
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group50 - 249 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.0
    4.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    European Search Awards (2017, 2018) , The Drum Search Awards (2017, 2018) , The Search Engine Land Awards (2017, 2018) , The Drum Trading Digital Awards (2018)

  • 11

    Market Edge

    Market Edge is a consulting and management development services company based in Wilmington, Del., with offices in Welwyn Garden City, UK, and in Lucerne, Switzerland. The company, founded in 1999, has more than 20 employees and provides market research, market strategy, business consulting, and corporate training services to enterprise and midmarket companies. 

    Notable Project

    A medical center hired Market Edge to conduct market research on Smart Labels and how it affects their operations. This was done before the Smart Labels were launched, to make sure that the healthcare staff know how these can make their processes easier and how it improves the patients' safety. The product was launched successfully.

    "All the team members worked very well with one another and really improved the product." - Clinical Nursing Director, medical center 

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    Catalyst

    Catalyst is a full-service marketing agency and strategy consultancy based in Birmingham, England with an office in London. Since 2011, their team of less than 50 professionals has provided marketing strategy, digital strategy, and branding solutions for their small and mid-market business clients. They use frameworks such as Adobe and WordPress for their projects.

    Notable Project

    Catalyst worked with an insurance intermediary to provide various marketing services. These services included a website redesign, PPC services and SEO, and social media engagement with the target audience. This increased the intermediary's applications by 150%, with increased metrics across the board for their website.

    "We’re impressed by the ideas that they bring to the table and their ability to deploy these ideas in a cost-effective and timely manner. Catalyst is an agile organization that is not afraid to challenge the status quo of our business and interrogate our operations. They’ve also invested in our relationship in terms of taking the time to understand our company, our product, our market, and our insurers. They’re aligned with the long-term success of our business." - Managing Director, Insurance Intermediary

    Former clients
    Shire Leasing
    Gin.co.uk
    Machine
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Birmingham, United Kingdom
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 13

    Berkeley Kommunikation

    Berkeley Kommunikation is a PR agency based in Munich, with an office in Reading, U.K. The agency, founded in 2017, has more than 50 employees and provides, among others, PR, branding, and market research services to midmarket and other-sized companies in the IT, consumer products & services, business services, and other industries.

    Notable Project

    A computer networking company hired Berkeley Kommunikation initially to proviced press office services. Because they delivered these services quickly and efficiently, the engagement was expanded to include managing all media relations, content creation, product reviews, managing the company's social media accounts, and PR consulting services. Through this engagement, the company saw a significant increase in the number of Linkedin followers and website traffic, as well as improved relations with crucial journalists and members of the press.

    "More and more people engage with our posts every month and follow our accounts." - Channel Director, Computer Networking Company

    Former clients
    Kaspersky
    Workfront
    SAP IoT
    Zyxel
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Reading, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 14

    Hub of China

    Hub of China is an independent agency with less than 10 employees, founded in 2014 and located in London. Their main services are market research and marketing strategy focused on small-to-mid-sized businesses looking at entering the Chinese market for consumer products, healthcare, and business services industries.

    Notable Project

    Hub of China provided consulting to a beer manufacturer that needed a better understanding of the Chinese market. They conducted thorough market research which included consumer surveys. The client was pleased with the valuable insight that resulted from the collaboration, ultimately achieving a much better understanding of client preferences.

    "They have local knowledge and a very good understanding of consumers." – Project Manager, Beer Manufacturer & Distributor

    Former clients
    Avon
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 15

    SUF Digital

    SUF Digital is a digital agency founded in 2020 with over 50 members. They provide branding, marke research, and digital strategy solutions from their office in Karachi, Pakistan. They work with clients in industries such as advertising, e-commerce, and education.

    Notable Project

    SUF Digital developed a web app for an educational institution. The institution wanted to implement a web platform for their services. The institution is satisfied with the results.

    “There were great harmony and cooperation.” - IT Manager, Educational Institution

    Former clients
    Expert Community
    QBMTechnologies
    Innovacion Legal Services
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Liverpool, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 16

    Juice Tactics

    Juice Tactics specializes supports HubSpot users and agencies with a range of productized services.  Headquartered in Watford, United Kingdom, and established in 2014, they have 17 specialists worldwide. Their services include voice services, SEO, and social media marketing.

    Notable Project

    Juice Tactics managed HubSpot tasks for a health education company. They consulted on how to utilize HubSpot to manage internal tasks and developed a custom website. In the end, their unique templates and code helped monetize the platform. Juice Tactics was well-organized and managed many tasks. They helped prioritize tasks and ensured that everything was delivered on time.

    “ [T]hey certainly take many tasks off-hand, allowing you more time for what needs focus.” – CFO Health Education Company

    Former clients
    BBJ Group
    Turtons
    The Retail Doctor
    Kore Software
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Watford, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 17

    Rich Contacts

    Rich Contacts is a London-based marketing firm founded in 2017. With fewer than 50 employees, they specialize in email marketing, direct marketing, and market research for clients.

    Notable Project

    Rich Contacts provided marketing solutions for a wellbeing consultancy. These solutions included email support and lead generation. The consultancy has made over $100,000 in revenue with the help of Rich Contacts.

    “The quality of their work is noteworthy. They also provide a high level of service.” - Managing Director, Wellbeing Consultancy

    Former clients
    Luminate
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 18

    The Brand Strategy

    Founded in 2016, The Brand Strategy is a digital agency. Their team of around 5 employees is based in Nottingham, United Kingdom, with an additional office in Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom. They focus on branding, market strategy, and market research.

    Notable Project

    The Brand Strategy provided branding services for a pharmaceuticals company. The team created a communication strategy for a company merger. 

    "The quality of their work and our relationships, as well as the positivity of their approach, set them apart." – Head of Strategy and Innovation, Pharmaceutical Company

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Nottingham, United Kingdom
    4.8
    4.8
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 19

    Savage

    Savage is a London-based branding and design agency founded in 2019 with no more than 10 members. They are experts in branding, graphic design, and UX/UI design solutions for clients in the fields of government services, IT services, and nonprofit, among others.

    Notable Project

    Savage designed and developed a website for an environmental consulting firm. The firm wanted to have a site that enticed visitors and functioned well. The firm is satisfied with the sites that Savage developed.

    “The project management was smooth and friendly.” - Director, Environmental Consulting Firm

    Former clients
    Integra Consulting
    Bemmerse
    Rohlik
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 20

    20miles

    20miles is a development agency in London, England. Founded in 2012, they have about 10 employees that serve mostly small-business and midmarket clients in the media, manufacturing, and financial industries. Services include mobile app development, market research, and ERP consulting.

    Notable Project

    20miles developed a mobile app for a ballroom dance coaching company. Their team built versions for iOS and Android, and the platform can be used by both dancers and coaches. The app is of high-quality and received positive feedback.

    “With their knowledge, we can easily ask questions and discuss concepts with the team, and they can provide the best service possible to us.” – Founder, Ballroom Dance Coaching Company

    Former clients
    Sintec UK
    Bosch
    Buderus
    Sintec LLC
    Ginza Project
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    12 Clutch reviews
  • 21

    Instinctive Solutions Ltd

    Instinctive Solutions Ltd is a custom marketing consultancy from Lewisham, U.K. founded in 2020. Their team of fewer than 10 employees specializes in providing content marketing, social media marketing, and marketing strategy to both small and medium-sized clients in IT and other industries.

    Notable Project

    Instinctive Solutions Ltd helped a software company with building up an online presence. They were mainly involved with setting up marketing campaigns through social media, effectively boosting brand recognition and website visits. Their ability to quickly understand the customer base was highlighted.

    "We see them as an extension to our own team." – Co-Founder, Software Company

    Former clients
    GrackleDocs Inc.
    Simflofy
    Deep Analysis
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Lewisham, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 22

    Lead Monkey

    Lead Monkey is lead generation company based in London. The company has a team of less than ten that provides market research and non-voice BPO/back office services to various companies.

    Notable Project

    Lead Monkey was hired by a Software Development Company to manage a Linkedin marketing campaign to generate leads. The engagement enabled the Company to connect with people.  

    "There were no real opportunities found or created." -  CEO, Software Development Company

    Former clients
    Seed Technologies, Inc.
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    1.0
    1.0
    1 Clutch review
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