Bespoke Software Development

Custom Software Development Company

Our award-winning team of custom software developers have won several national and international awards for developing simple, easy-to-use custom web and mobile applications. Request a callback today to discuss your requirements.

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Featured case study

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A global promotional materials management company trusts Schnell to develop a custom reporting portal.

  • Custom web portal software developed for 100+ worldwide clients and partners
  • Self-service sales reporting with custom validations and reports
  • Tailored commission and royalties calculator built into the software
  • Fully automated on-boarding and custom workflow
  • Custom designed reporting portal for smart charts and graphs

Custom Software Development Services - Web & Mobile projects development

Having developed 50+ custom software projects for the web and mobile platforms across several verticals, you can rest assured about our experience and team's capabilities. From simple custom web application software to complex enterprise-level custom web portals, mobile apps, workflow automation, financial calculators, job management systems, system integration, custom database design and complex cloud-based custom web and mobile database systems, our award-winning software development team has plenty of case studies to share. Below are examples of what our team of custom software developers can develop for your business.

Custom application development service

We can develop custom web application software for your business that is tailored form your needs. Right from simple e-forms to complex business software, we can help you automate and integrate your business across departments and geographical boundaries.

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Business process automation solutions

Developing custom software is a great way to automate business processes. We have several case studies to share on how we have integrated and automated manual business processes to help our clients reduce the time and costs of day-to-day operations by developing custom software solutions tailored for their specific needs.

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Custom mobile apps - For clients, employees, service, ideas

May times, off-the-shelf mobile apps do not work for business and it becomes essential to develop a custom mobile app. We have developed custom mobile apps for iOS and Android platforms that work online and offline (without an internet connection) to allow our clients to collect, validate and integrate data from the field into back-office systems without any manual intervention.


Custom business database software development

We have already developed custom database software solutions using popular database technologies like Microsoft SQL Server, MYSQL and Oracle. We often combine database development with the development of web interfaces so that the data stored in the database is easily accessible across multiple devices and platforms.

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Cloud software development - Azure, AWS & Private cloud

We have developed several custom software applications that take full advantage of cloud computing offered by popular Azure and AWS cloud platforms. Our custom software solutions developed specifically for the cloud will help you save on hosting, support and maintenance costs.

Cloud software development

Legacy application modernisation

We can help you with legacy application modernisation by developing a new modern, easy-to-use custom web or mobile software solution. We offer consulting services to ensure your migration from the legacy application is risk-free and with minimal disruption to day-to-day business operations.

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Custom software design and development for a competitive edge

If you want to stand out amongst your competition, investing in developing a custom software solution has been proven to give you a competitive edge. We can help you develop custom web and mobile solutions that offer something unique to your clients, giving you a competitive edge.

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Got a challenging custom software development project in mind?

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Our Approach: Agile - Flexible - Efficient

Our approach to software development allows us to break your requirements into smaller modules and milestones. This helps to develop and deliver a software application one screen, feature and function at a time. This approach ensures transparency and efficiency and guarantees that what gets delivered is 100% against your requirements.

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  • Define: The definition of requirements is the first step in any software development project. However, we understand that sometimes it can be challenging to define the software requirements, especially if the business does not have the relevant skill set. For this reason, we can help you translate your ideas into detailed functional and technical specifications.
  • Design: This is the most crucial step in any software development project. We use a unique visual specification approach to ensure all requirements are clear and simple to understand, without any technical jargon. We also break down complex requirements into smaller modules, features and functions. This helps to simplify the requirements further and creates a solid foundation to kick-start the software development process.
  • Develop: This is the execution stage of the software development process where we allocate experienced software developers with the right skill sets and vertical experience to develop the software's various modules, features and functions. To ensure code quality, we use third-party quality assurance tools, peer code reviews, code commenting, testing and penetration testing to ensure the code works as expected and is also easy to maintain in the future.
  • Demo: Before we release the software in the live environment, our team will arrange an end-to-end demonstration and release it for testing on our development servers. This helps you test the final delivery and have 100% confidence in the software before it gets deployed in the production environment.

Why choose Us?

From developing simple applications that collect, validate and store basic business data to developing enterprise-level software applications that automate end-to-end business processes across geographical boundaries, we have extensive experience and plenty of case studies to share.

Our experience

We have been developing software applications for Fortune 500 & SMEs for more than 10 years. Many software applications developed by us have won national & international awards for innovation and simplicity. From simple systems to complex ERPs & CRMs, our team has developed 100+ award-winning software applications of several sizes & complexity.

Faster delivery

We use agile development methodology and rapid application development (RAD) toolkits to ensure we are not only able to develop software applications faster but also ensure that gets developed is a 100% match to your requirements. As a result, on average, our clients save 20%-25% on development costs compared with our peers.

Transparent pricing

98% of our clients engage us with a second project within 12 months of going live with the first. One of the main reasons for this is our transparent pricing. All our quotes contain a detailed breakdown of how we have calculated the total effort and break it down by each screen, feature and function. This allows you to verify what we have quoted for and avoid cost escalations at later stages of the project.

End-to-end service

Unlike our competition, we will be with you all the way. It all starts with consulting. We share our experience to guide you in making the right choices on features, functions and technology. During development, our quality assurance process to ensure our code is clean, secure and commented. Once the application is live, we offer support & maintenance along with hosting and monitoring.

Custom Software Development Service - FAQs

Yes. You own the IPR. We also do not charge any licence fees or mandatory ongoing charges.

Our pricing includes:

  • Code quality assurance – clean code, commenting & documentation
  • Consulting – we share our experiences in developing similar projects
  • UI/UX – modern, simple, intuitive design
  • Quality assurance - testing & QA built into the delivery process
  • Security - penetration testing & GDPR compliance build into the development process

A pricing model to choose every project:

Option 1: Fixed price quote

  • Suitable when requirements are straightforward & well-defined (we can help you to define them as well)
  • Developer works exclusively on your project
  • Daily time sheets, monitoring and updates
  • We will assign a dedicated developer from £4.5k per month

Option 2: Time & Material

  • Suitable when requirements are defined at high-level with milestones
  • We will assign suitable Developers, Project managers, Testers (QA), Database & Technical architects as required
  • Payments are linked with pre-defined milestones/goals
  • Agile development methodology to keep all stakeholders in the loop
  • Minimum £10k+ budget

Option 3: Hire a team

  • Suitable for large enterprise level project/products – 12 months+
  • Continuous development & enhancements of featured and functions
  • A dedicated project manager to manage a team of Developers, Database & Technical architects and Server administrators
  • Agile/Scrum development methodology
  • Budget: TBD

  • Examples:

    • A web application with a database to store customers, products, orders can cost between £10k - £30k.
    • A job management system with a back office, scheduling and mobile app for engineers can cost between £20k - £50k

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Yes. We have already developed many web and mobile software applications for UK government and SMEs that store and process sensitive personal and financial data.

We follow a unique version of the popular agile software development process. Contact us for more details.

We are a Microsoft partner and lean towards using Microsoft technologies where possible. Saying that we have a full-stack development team and have skilled developers in PHP, JAVA, Node.js, React, iOS and Android technologies. Contact us for more information.

Yes. We offer support and maintenance services after the software is developed. Contact us for several options we offer for the same.

Yes. We like to see complexity as relative, having developed many custom software applications of varying size and complexity, we never shy away from a challenge. Contact us for a free consultation and quote.

We have a team of 50+ multi-skilled developers.

Yes. We have specialist software consultants who have experience across several verticals.

Yes. Developing a web application that works on a mobile platform is a well-solved problem in our industry. There are many off-the-shelf options available. Please contact us for more information.

Yes. Our custom software development team is based in London, and we also provide on-site resources to work throughout Europe.

12+ Years of Industry Experience

Team of 50+

Spread across, UK, USA & India with diverse Technology, Development & Consulting experience.

70+ Successful Projects

Web Apps, Cloud, Portals, Databases, CRMs, Mobile Apps, Workflow, Data Integration, more...

Cross Vertical Experience

Aviation, Logistics, Retail, FMCG, Government, Healthcare, Pharma, Not For Profit, more...

Get in touch

  • 1. We will contact you within 1 business day to arrange an initial discussion.

  • 2. Our team will access the scope and come up with options on technology, design & architecture.

  • 3. We present this back to you along with estimates on costs & timescales.