Atlassian Marketplace Fastest Movers (January 2022): Continues its Dominance

February 16, 2022

MARS Overview

With Atlassian focusing on Cloud and performance at scale on Data Center, how users leverage 3rd party apps is going to make a huge difference in terms of your Atlassian ROI. We’re here to help you achieve that ROI, today and tomorrow.

With the Atlassian Marketplace booming (instances have increased by over 100% from 2018 to 2021) customers are increasingly recognizing the incredible value that is available from using 3rd party apps. However, with nearly 4,000 available apps and 1.6M instances, navigating it can be difficult.

At Blended Perspectives, our Marketplace Analytic Research Service (MARS) means that we are uniquely situated to help you with this. MARS is our database containing around 3 years’ worth of in-depth data on the Atlassian Marketplace. We collect data covering all facets of the Marketplace including instances, growth, product, platform, license, price, reviews, and many more. Perhaps most interestingly, we have also carefully categorized all apps with over 500 instances (the 500 Club) which represent 83% of all Marketplace instances.

Fastest Movers

We believe that insight into which apps are really moving is an awesome view into the Marketplace, therefore every month we release the 10 fastest paid and free apps by both absolute and percentage growth. As well as giving you some insight into what MARS can do, we hope this analysis will shine a spotlight on some awesome vendors whose hard work is paying off as more and more customers recognize the excellence and value of the applications they develop.

Paid | Absolute Growth

Every month we’ve released the “Atlassian Marketplace Fastest Movers” for Confluence has been the fastest or second fastest growing paid app in absolute terms.

This is a remarkable feat and speaks to both the importance of diagramming in Confluence as well as the impressive way that has positioned itself in this space. is an incredibly powerful diagramming tool and is more competitively priced when compared to its main competitor Gliffy. You can read our detailed breakdown of diagramming in Confluence here.

These effects are being spelled out in the data. has accelerated away from Gliffy and Lucidchart over the past few years and shows no signs of slowing down.

Paid | Percentage Growth (>500 Instances)

Free | Absolute Growth

Free | Percentage Growth (>500 Instances)

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