Categories


Please see the following descriptions for more information on each category.

WEBSITE, APP & PROJECT CATEGORIES

Judges will be rewarding exceptional website builds, relaunches and refreshes in the following verticals or platforms. The judges will be looking at the user experience, creativity, functionality, conversion and innovation of the website. Judges will consider both back end and front-end design and development.

Retail / eCommerce Website of the Year

Size isn’t everything. We want to know about websites that made a commercial difference. It doesn’t have to be a multimillion-pound website but it does have to be great business story.

Fintech Website of the Year

The UK is one of the hottest hubs in Europe for Fintech. Tell us your story, tell us how you achieved growth and how fintech makes a difference.

Travel Website of the Year

In a changing travel environment, how do you connect with customers and ensure they engage and trust your brand. Does the build support the vision? It’s not just tech it’s the journey!

Third Sector Website of the Year

The third sector throws up all sorts of challenges in development and yet delivers some of the greatest satisfaction. How did you support an organisation to make a difference?

B2B Website of the Year

B2B has huge growth potential but many barriers to achieving success. The journey can be long, complex and hard. How did you make the business sing and dance?

B2C Website of the Year

In the World’s most aggressive, most sophisticated territory where trends change constantly and margins are continually challenged, how did you compete?

App of the Year

An overall best app of the year category covering any sector / vertical. Judges will be looking for exceptional design and UX. It takes creativity, innovation and technical wizardry to win this award.

Best Deployment of an eCommerce Platform

You have it all! Software for your website, marketing, sales and operations, but how has this improved business?

Best Deployment of a CMS

CMS systems and content run hand in hand. Judges are looking for outstanding design elements, efficient user experience and technical abilities that work for business. Could it be you?

Project of the Year

You have worked on this baby from its conception to birth and now your hard graft has paid off and the success is astounding. Judges are looking for the project of the year, a project that has fulfilled its purpose and achieved great things.

Best Site Migration

Judges will be looking for a highly successful migration project from either one platform, location, structure, content, design or UX to another. Judges will be looking for an improved UX, mitigation of impact or risk and great results.

Best Use of Attribution

Monitoring user actions and establishing touch-points in conversion paths you have achieved success. Show the judges how you used attribution to be greater.

PLATFORM / TOOL / INNOVATION AWARDS

Innovation Award

Have you taken technical to another level this year? Judges are looking for an outstanding innovation in web dev / coding in the UK that changed the landscape.

CRO Award

Pharmaceuticals, medical and biotechnology have been at the forefront of the UK’s mind this year and to date there have been outstanding results. Judges are looking to recognise exceptional CRO that delivers.

UX Award

In a tough market, user experience needs to be relevant and the interaction seamless. If your design, processes and usability has netted business and ROI judges want to know.

Platform / Tool of the Year

Developing and building a web platform that works for your company is no easy task. If your functions are fabulous, your structure sensational, your audience engaged, and your data quantified for the benefit of you and your clients then you may have the Platform/Tool of the Year.

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT AWARDS

Awards to recognise, celebrate and reward exceptional training and development for web dev/coding, delivered in the UK delivering industry-specific knowledge and job-ready applicants.

Best Short Course (1-3 days)

Time is short, but knowledge is imparted, and candidates are knowledgeable and raring to go. Judges are looking for a short course that has proved to be beneficial to individual’s growth and development.

Best Training Programme (3 days plus)

Judges are looking for training courses with clear objectives, engaging materials and measurable student outcomes that benefit the relevant industries. If you are creating future development superstars or supporting learning through the business then you are delivering training, but are you the best?

Coding Initiative of the Year

Coding can seem confusing but if you are enlightening and clarifying for future coders then the Judges want to see your work. This is an award to recognise an initiative encouraging coding / web dev for individuals who may not otherwise partake – e.g. coding clubs.

Remote Working Initiative of the Year

This has been a year of remote working! Keeping teams working together efficiently, increasing comms and finding new initiatives to motivate have been the key to success. Judges are looking for companies who have sustained moral and business levels to achieve success.

TEAM & AGENCY AWARDS

Judges will be looking for exceptional sector specialist teams either in-house or agency. Every team faces its own challenges, so tell us how you have overcome yours, the triumphs you had and why you should be considered for one of these prestigious awards. Judges will consider objectives, results, growth and profitability, client wins and retention (agencies), the quality of work delivered, company culture and employee development and training.

Dev Team of the Year

Judges are looking for teams that have worked together, despite the difficult circumstances of the year! Teams that have overcome challenges to achieve creativity, innovation and success.

Project Team of the Year

Overcoming challenges, utilising individual flair and team talents and drawing on tenacity and attitude to achieve. Judges are looking for teams that have taken a seed of an idea and developed it through to fruition.

Remote Team of the Year

How well has your team adapted to remote working? Judges are looking for the way your business has increased comms, kept motivated, worked efficiently and maintained the business ethos and work ethic, with maybe a little fun too.

App Dev Agency of the Year

Judges are looking for an agency that are developing Apps that are creative and innovative that work perfectly within the constraints of their environment and are engaging, user friendly and business astute.

Employer of the Year - Small

You may be small but, are your staff proud of saying they work for you? If your business culture retains and attracts employees, if your leadership is trustworthy and you believe in collaboration and support you could be an Employer of the Year. This award celebrates an exceptional employer with under 30 employees.

Employer of the Year - Large

Great employers support and engage, great employers are trustworthy and loyal and great employers know how to make their staff feel important and appreciated. Is this you? This award celebrates an exceptional employer with 30+ employees.

Dev Agency of the Year - Small

Small, but perfectly formed you are a Dev Agency that are a team of experts, with a proven track record of working collaboratively and cohesively with third parties. This award celebrates a development agency with under 10 employees.

Dev Agency of the Year - Medium

You are a Dev Agency of experts, with a proven track record of working collaboratively and cohesively with third parties. This award celebrates a development agency with 10 - 25 employees.

Dev Agency of the Year - Large

Big can be best! You are a team of experts that work transform the digital presence of your clients to achieve exponential success. This award celebrates a development agency with 26+ employees.

Hosting Company of the Year

An award to celebrate the UK’s leading hosting company. A company who understands web dev professionals’ requirements and offers exceptional customer support and technical innovation.

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

Judges will be looking for a talented, inspiring and successful individual who is delivering quality work, exceptional results, client service and satisfaction and has a significant impact on the web dev and coding industry in the UK.

Developer of the Year

Judges are looking for a creative and innovative individual who can be freelance, employed part-time or full-time in an in-house team or agency who has contributed to business success. This can be self, or third party nominated and the category is free to enter.

Remote Developer of the Year

This award is for a developer that has really shined when faced with the challenges of remote working under lockdown. This shining star can be self, or third party nominated’ and the category is free to enter.

Rising Star of the Year (Under 25)

Is this you or do you a member of your team? An individual who can be freelance, employed part-time or full-time in an in-house team or agency and is 25 years or younger on the date of the awards ceremony. This can be self, or third party nominated and the award is free to enter.

The All-Round Hero

An individual working in development who has made an impact on the community, making it better for all concerned and gone above and beyond the expectations. This category is free to enter.

Freelancer of the Year

An individual who is a freelancer in the field of Dev – an expert, an innovator, a creator at the cutting edge. This can be self, or third party nominated and this category is free to enter.