Android app development firms around the globe currently offer booming job prospects and a dynamic revenue model. According to International Data Corporation, shipments of devices powered by Android have grown from 81% in 2015 to 84% in 2016, which tells us that Android continues to remain a dominant and the go-to platform for affordability. According to Indeed, Android developers can expect to draw a median salary of US $96,000 per year, which can go as high as $115,000 per year with experience with top android app development firms.
Read through the post to find out more about some of the best Android app development firms worldwide.
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1. DMI (Digital Management, Inc.)
Driving Mobile Innovation
Founded in 2002, DMI, the world’s first end-to-end mobility company with headquarters in Bethesda, WD (USA) and satellite offices all around the world, has been developing apps ever since the first mobiles phones came out.
DMI is a force majeure in app development (custom app and game development), mobile strategy support, and secure device and app management, besides, it also works in the area of web development, omnichannel commerce, brand and marketing, and big data management and analytics. The company builds mobile apps and mobile websites for mobile devices and operating systems, like Android, iOS, Java, Blackberry, Symbian, and Windows Phone.
DMI boasts of an ever-expanding client base that includes more than 100 Fortune 1000 commercial clients and all the 15 U.S. Federal Departments. It was also voted as one of the top workplaces in Washington, DC by The Washington Post and was adjudged as one of the top 100 Private Job Creators in the U.S by Inc. Magazine.
2. WillowTree, Inc.
We Take Mobile Personally
WillowTree invests in building mobile applications with cross-platform compatibility for B2B and B2C companies across industries. It specializations in providing comprehensive mobile strategy, UX design, app development, and QA/testing to our clients. It engages with industry stalwarts, like GE, Johnson & Johnson, Regal Cinema Group, HBO, Fox News, PepsiCo, American Red Cross, Time Warner, AOL, AEG, PepsiCo, and Harvard Business Publishing.
WillowTree is an American company that started its operations in 2007 and has managed to grow impressively to close to 250 employees.
It was recently named as one of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials 2016 by Fortune.
3. Y Media Labs
Yield to Nothing
Y Media Labs leverages the power of a “mobile-first future” and partners with elite bands to bring the best mobile experience to a legion of users. 24 Fortune companies have partnered with them, besides, they count Facebook, L’Oréal, PayPal, Staples, North Face, Amex, EMC, Montessorium, Stanford University, Credit Karma, Nom Nom Paleo, Bank of America, and Lonely Planet as recurring clients.
With operations in Bangalore, India and in cities across the United Sates, Y Media Labs is steadily expanding. Their work has been featured in Apple, Business Insider, TechCrunch, Forbes, and Mashable among others.
Y Media Labs primarily focuses on web application development, customer research, app marketing, and also provides services in UX/UI design. Their target industry majorly constitutes of education, business services, consumer products and services, healthcare and life sciences, and retail.
User experience and mobile app development for iOS, Android, and the Web
Dom and Tom is an end-to-end cross-platform compatible mobile app development company that uses cutting edge technologies to create the forward-thinking user experience and engaging designs. With their offices in crème de la crème cities of New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, the company is flourishing since it was founded in 2009.
Till date, Dom and Tom have served clients, such as Bloomberg, Citibank, GE, Conde Nast, FitchRatings, etc. Their major business target is the financial sector, followed by publishing, art, and design, food, education, travel, etc.
Custom Apps: Mobile, Wearable, Web, and System
Softeq, founded in 1997, specializes in building cross-platform compatible mobile apps, providing enterprise mobile application development services, etc.
It provides mobile solutions for platforms, like the iOS, Android, Windows, Xamarin, UWP, Unity; works on system apps and custom SDKs, apps for wearables, games on unity. Besides it also provides web-based solutions and low-level software development.
Softeq counts Microsoft, Intel, Nike, Epson, Omron, AMD, Atlas Copco, NVIDIA, Hewlett-Packard, SanDisk, National Park Service, and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts as its recurring clients, some associating with them for as long as 10 years. It primarily caters to the IT sector and business services.
The App Developer for Entrepreneurs and Startups
Founded in 2011, with headquarters in San Francisco and New York, United States; Melbourne, Australia; and Gurgaon, India, Appster is soon becoming a favorite partner for technology entrepreneurs, angel investors, VCs, and fast-growth companies.
Appster is rated as the 27th most innovative company by Business Review Weekly with a valuation of US $7.5 million that was procured in just 9 months, a big feat for Android app development firms. It counts BlueDot, FirstJob, BuckitDream (Richard Branson is a partner), ViewPop, Turtle, Delhi Transport Corporation, etc. as its trusted partner.
7. Robosoft Technologies
Emotion Engineering & Design
Established in 1996, Robosoft Technologies has been providing world class digital experiences to companies. The company jumped onto the Android bandwagon long back and now partners with elite global brands for whom it has developed over 1400 cross-platform compatible apps related to consumer mobility, enterprise mobility, and games and entertainment segments. It is now foraying into developing apps for wearable devices too.
Robosoft enjoys a varied clientele, like ESPN, HP, Conde Nast, Ogilvy, AKQA, NDTV, Snapdeal, IIFL, ICICI, Walmart Labs, UTI, LEGO, Disney, Viacom18, One97, Colors, and Dave & Busters.
With about 1000 employees and headquarters in New Udupi, KA, India and Palo Alto, CA, United States, the company is increasingly becoming a one-stop solution for businesses. An incredible feat among other Android app development firms.
Technology Leveraged for Your Business
QBurst is a global software solution and consulting company with a strong focus on new-generation technology, such as mobile and web development. Headquartered in Trivandrum, KL, India; Fairfax, VA, United States; Bialystok, Poland; and Sheffield, United Kingdom, and with over 1200+ employees, QBurst counts itself as a trusted app development partner for firms, like Astra Zeneca, National Geographic, Bombardier Transportation, Burberry, IIM-B, UNDP, PrivateFly, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd., Webs.com, Network Solutions, Rosetta Stone, NYU, AddThis, Dell, Airtel, etc.
Its industry focus is health care and life sciences, followed by IT, telecommunications, retail, advertising and marketing, gaming, and much more.
Award-winning mobile product agency
Established in 2001, Fuzz has headquarters in Brooklyn, NY; the United States, Boulder, CO; United Sates, Los Angeles; and CA, United States. It creates mobile-first products for Fortune 100 clients and innovative startups.
Fuzz, majorly focuses mCommerce companies like Anheuser-Busch InBev, Wegmans, Forever 21, and GNC; media and publishing companies like Wegman’s, the YMCA, New York Post, Conde Nast, Huffington Post, Penguin Random House, and Zagat; and entertainment companies like CBS, Disney, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Fuzz’s Android and iOS app specialists work toward providing the best-in-class digital experiences.
If there’s an app, then there’s a fueled app
Founded in 2008, with headquarters in New York, United States and London, United Kingdom, the company counts Barneys, American Express, Discovery Communications, HBO, Conde Nast, MTV, UrbanDaddy, and many others as its most trusted clients.
Fueled has already made inroads into the world of wearables (not a lot of Android app development firms have ventured into it yet) and likes to stay on top of cutting-edge technology for which it has been recognized and rewarded time and again.
Fueled mainly focuses on consumer products and services.
Disclaimer: Our rankings of Android app development firms are primarily based on Clutch.io’s research findings, wherein, the firms have been mapped based on their areas of focus and their proven ability to deliver, and other sources.
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