The Best Ruby on Rails Development Firms in London

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List of the Best London Ruby on Rails Development Firms

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    Softwire

    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. 

    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

    Former clients
    BBC
    Allianz
    Royal Pharmaceutical Society
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.7
    4.7
    7 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2013 Inspiration of the Year Award

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    Made Tech

    Made Tech is a London-based software services provider that was founded in 2010. The company employs a team of 33 that provides e-commerce development, web development, custom software development, and conversion optimization services to mid-size and small businesses.

    Notable Project

    A fashion retailer was trying to create a website from scratch for the first team and needed to outsource the development. Made Tech worked from wireframes and graphics to develop the backend of a customized e-commerce website.

    "We’ve got a best-in-class conversion rate across multiple devices, so I think that’s testament to the fact the site works well...From a project management perspective, they’ve been very good. It’s been a very collaborative effort." — Founder & CEO, Fashion Retailer

    Former clients
    Rocket Internet
    Finery London
    Byron Hamburgers
    On Running
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.7
    4.7
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    thoughtbot

    Thoughtbot is a web and mobile app development company based in Boston, MA with offices in Austin, San Francisco, New York, Raleigh, Washington D.C, and London. Since 2003, this 50+ team has delivered empowering digital solutions to enterprise-level and small companies alike.

    Notable Project

    Thoughtbot’s team helped the client develop a custom software solution aimed at enhancing consumer advocacy. With deliverables mostly on the back-end, the client valued the estimable coding skills, rapid completion time, and commitment to quality.

    “They provide a consistent level of service that I haven’t seen from agencies or even our in-house team. Their engineering standards, development standards, and the way that they have that consistently through their team is very impressive.” – Head of Product, Consumer Interest Nonprofit

    Former clients
    LOLA
    LevelUp
    Tile
    Code Climate
    SplitFit
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.9
    4.9
    20 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    THE CODEST

    Codest is a software development company that was founded in 2009 and has offices in Krakow and Warsaw, Poland. They have 40 employees specialized in the end-to-end building of custom products, primarily for companies in e-commerce, marketplace, adtech, fintech, proptech and SaaS. Services include backend, frontend and product design.

    Notable Project

    Codest developed the frontend and backend of a web-based tool for booking targeted online ads for a media company. The client found value in their nuanced understanding of industry needs, fluid communication, and high reliability. They enhanced the product using Ruby on Rails and JavaScript, and it has dramatically increased revenue and contributed to business growth.

    “Codest’s work has had a positive effect on our income. The platform makes it easier for our team to sell ads, which has resulted in increased business. It’s also being used by external customers, making it one of our most important products.” – Head of Development, Media Company

    Former clients
    Gazeta Wyborcza
    Helpling
    Kesko Senukai Digital
    Yogobe
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.7
    4.7
    11 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    8th Light

    8th Light is a software consultancy firm headquartered in Chicago, with other offices in Los Angeles, New York, and London. The agency and its team of 110+ has experience in web development, custom software development, web design, mobile app development, and cloud consulting.

    Notable Project

    A ticketing agency hired 8th Light for app development. The app helped users get tickets to high-demand events easier. While the app hasn't officially launched, there has been successful reports and great feedback from a select few. 

    "They [8th Light] were great with collaborating on the right way for the project to be managed. I learned a lot from working with them." – VP Product, Entertainment Company

    Former clients
    Groupon
    Royal Academy of Arts
    NCSA
    LawVault
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
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  • 7

    AppDrawn Software Development

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    BBC
    Absorb
    Renteq
    Imagine
    Swervetracker
    Infusion Group
    Elysian
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Watford, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    6 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    UK App Awards: Agency of the Year 2019, App of the year 2019, The European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2020: Innovating Technology Solution of the Year 2020, Global Digital Excellence Awards: Global User Experience Award 2020

  • 8

    Purr Digital

    Purr Digital is a software development agency that has been offering web development, mobile app development, and custom software development to their small business and mid-market clients in the hospitality, arts and entertainment, and consumer products and services industries since 2013. Their 50 employees are based out of their London and Birmingham, UK offices. 

    Notable Project

    An internet services company partnered with Purr Digital for a technical solution and software platform for their mobile app. They provided the client with design, software development, and backend support for the mobile application. This resulted in a 35% conversion in regions that received 400 transactions the first two weeks.

    ”Their team has made constructive suggestions for features that we didn’t even think about, which has been quite crucial actually. They did a fantastic job. No one on my team is highly technical and Purr Digital guided us through the whole process.” — Director, Internet Services Company

    Former clients
    Adplan
    A Team Insight
    Maison de Fleurs
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.7
    4.7
    10 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    Appetite Creative Solutions

    Appetite Creative Solutions is a creative digital marketing agency in London, England – with offices in Madrid and Dubai, too. Established in 2015, Appetite Creative Solutions has a team of 25 employees. They offer logo, web design, games development, and social media marketing services.

    Notable Project

    Appetite Creative Solutions developed a marketing campaign for a digital sales company to increase exposure. They created mockups, high-impact ads, and eye-catching marketing games. The clients' were pleased with the innovative designs.

    "They’re hands-on, accommodating, and creative." – Marketing & Advertising Professional, Digital Sales Company

    Former clients
    Starbucks
    Bacardi
    Coca Cola
    Tetra Pak
    Audi
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.8
    4.8
    21 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    WAN-IFRA’s Digital Media Awards Best Digital Advertising Campaign (2017), Awwwards Nominee (2017) , Awwwards Nominee (2017)

  • 10

    Lightflows

    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. 

    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

     

    Former clients
    Flowable
    Prestige Pawnbrokers
    Aim OA Veterinary Monitoring
    University of Surrey
    The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Guildford, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 11

    Sonin App Development

    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.

    Notable Project

    Sonin built an app and website for a custom afterlife messages service. They developed the app to be very user friendly, with the ability to upload photos and letters, and to merge audio, video, images, and text. The client was happy with the finished app, and said that it was simple and intuitive. 

    “Their technical competency was the most impressive thing. Some of the features we wanted in the app were quite complex.” – Operations Director, Custom Afterlife Messages Service
     

    Former clients
    Tatlin
    Redzone
    Elanco
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Reigate, United Kingdom
    4.9
    4.9
    15 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Gold Mobile App Award - Surrey Digital Awards

  • 12

    Hyper Apps

    Hyper Apps is a mobile technology firm founded in 2015 with offices in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Sydney and Melbourne, Australia, and London. Hyper Apps' team of about 100 employees specializes in mobile app development, web development, and UI/UX design.

    Notable Project

    Hyper Apps was tasked with creating a prototype design for an online marketplace's new application. Hyper Apps developed both a design prototype and a pitch deck while incorporating fresh color schemes, visuals, and page layouts. 

    "The program managers and other entrepreneurs were very impressed with the end result. We recently pitched the prototype to another individual in San Francisco who was also very impressed." - CEO, Online Marketplace 

    Former clients
    Shebah
    Kiddsbay
    Attender
    Kubo
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.8
    4.8
    13 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2017 Tech Design Awards

  • 13

    Vellgus

    VELLGUS is a web and mobile app development company based in Edmonton, Canada with more than 10 experts. Since their founding in 2019, they have offered custom software, web, and mobile app development solutions for both small and mid-market firms.

    Notable Project

    VELLGUS designed a website for a trucking company. The company wanted to build a website from scratch. The site was finished in a couple of weeks and was met with positive feedback.

    “I really enjoyed Vellgus approach and transparency with clients.” - Owner, Trucking Company

    Former clients
    MindZip
    OpenTennis
    Raymond Group
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 14

    KUBAS Labs

    KUBAS Labs is a web development company founded in 2012 in London with more than 10 professionals. They provide e-commerce, custom software, and web development solutions to clients that work in the industries of advertising, business services, and e-commerce.

    Notable Project

    KUBAS Labs developed a web and analytics tool for a digital marketing firm. The firm was working with a client to find a solution that could track data better than Google Analytics. The client was happy with the website tool that KUBAS Labs developed.

    “They have a very high-skilled e-commerce development division with experience in Magento, WordPress, and Shopify.” - CEO, Digital Marketing Firm

    Former clients
    TrustCorp
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 15

    Empire Elements

    Empire Elements is a web and mobile app development agency founded in 2003. Based in London, the team of more than 50 employees specializes in mobile app development, web development, and UX/UI. They mainly serve small business clients.

     

    Notable Project

    Empire Elements designed, developed, and optimized sites for a software company. A company homepage and product site were built to convey the brand image and be maintained internally. The client was pleased with the team's work.

    "The two areas they have excelled in are cost and responsiveness. Their project management skills are phenomenal. They’re price was very good, and anytime we need help, even on nights or weekends, they are available." – Managing Director, Software Company 

    Former clients
    Ebay
    EDF Energy
    Heinz
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.8
    4.8
    17 Clutch reviews
  • 16

    Stakk

    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.

    Notable Project

    STAKK built a mobile app for a jewelry marketplace. The platform had an in-house team for their web and mobile site, but their customers were requesting a mobile app. Beta testers of the app have given positive feedback on the app.

    “...they met most of our deadlines, and if they didn’t there was a very good reason why that was.” - Co-Founder & CTO, Jewelry Marketplace

    Former clients
    The British Museum
    Moms Beyond
    Apocalypse Survival Training
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.8
    4.8
    11 Clutch reviews
  • 17

    Phaedra Solutions

    Phaedra Solutions is an outsourcing development company headquartered in Lahore, Pakistan. Their team of approximately 52 employees serves small to midmarket clients. Along with custom software development, they also provide web, mobile, and e-commerce development. They're proficient in a variety of tech stacks.

    Notable Project

    Phaedra Solutions developed custom software for an injury law firm. They created and continue to manage enterprise applications for the client. They also oversee the hiring of development talent. They've successfully met and managed the client's expectations.

    "Phaedra worked to find the right team members for my project and insured it's success." — Software Architect, Injury Law Firm

    Former clients
    Penorama
    Travelsmeet
    Food Karma
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 18

    Hoxton Digital

    Hoxton Digital is a programming agency based in London run by a team of 4 professionals. They offer their expertise in custom software, web, and mobile app development services, as well as SEO solutions that focus on content development, link earning, and local search. They are familiar with Ruby, JavaScript, and Redux, among other programs.

    Notable Project

    An SaaS provider subcontracted Hoxton Digital to redesign some key pages of their company website. Response rate for the provider's recent marketing campaigns have improved since the redesign.

    "They’re incredibly willing to iterate on the output. We went through multiple loops with them and they made minor changes throughout. They were quite invested in making sure we ended up with exactly the finished product we were looking for." - Co-Founder, SaaS Provider

    Former clients
    BuildSG
    SERDRAGA
    Down To Play
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.9
    4.9
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 19

    By the Scruff

    By the Scruff is a digital agency in London and Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom. Founded in 2003, they have about 5 employees that serve small-business and midmarket clients in a wide range of industries. Services include web design, email marketing, and web development.

    Notable Project

    By the Scruff handled web development services for a branding agency's clients. Their team built multiple WordPress websites following rebranded guidelines and design specifications. The solutions have received positive feedback and have garnered the partner's trust.

    "They’re easy to deal with and responsive. By the Scruff is a pleasure to work with." –Managing Director, Branding Agency

    Former clients
    And Then Associates
    Medallia
    Schuh
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 20

    Azantic

    Azantic is a software agency founded in 2017 with no more than 10 professionals. They offer web development, e-commerce development, and web design solutions from their office in Krakow, Poland. They mainly work with small businesses.

    Notable Project

    Azantic redesigned a website for a mobile dev services company. The site needed to better attract visitors and customers. Azantic’s work helped increase the number of calls that the company has since received.

    “I knew what was going on at all times but also I was not flooded with emails/messages.” - VMobile Dev Services Company

    Former clients
    Cambridge Reality
    Dawid Krynicki
    KnowledgeFlow
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 21

    DotCode

    DotCode is a design and development company based in Lviv, Ukraine, and founded in 2018. Their team of more than 10 provides web development, web design, and e-commerce development solutions for clients in the fields of hospitality, advertising, and financial services.

    Notable Project

    DotCode redesigned a website for a futsal academy. The website needed to be remade with better-looking UI and design assets. The site experienced great amounts of traffic.

    “Early on in the decision-making progress, they were able to very clearly articulate what services they were going to provide and how they would be helpful.” - Founder, Futsal Academy

    Former clients
    MontrealDirectory.ca
    DVL Express
    Bookretreats
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 22

    Strike UX

    Strike UX is a design company founded in 2018 with fewer than 10 experts. They offer UX/UI design, web design, and web development solutions from their office in London. They mainly work with small and mid-market businesses.

    Notable Project

    Strike UX provided logo, web design, and social media solutions for a hospitality consultancy. The consultancy was looking to go online with their brand. The consultancy is happy with Strike UX’s work.

    “I was really happy with them.” -  CEO & Owner, Hospitality Consultancy

    Former clients
    Anthocyane
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
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