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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for tech professionals dropped from 4.2% in Q3 2011 to 3.3% in Q3 2012. The decrease is mainly due to the increase in technology consulting positions this year, with a surge of positions added in the third quarter. The steady decline in unemployment is on track with the current need for on-demand talent in the industry. Get more details on Q3 2012 tech trends here.